About Jack Sweeney

Jack Sweeney is editor in chief of Middle-Market Executive. He is the former editor in chief of Business Finance Magazine and recent editorial director for The CFO Alliance. Jack was the founding editor of Consulting magazine today owned by Bloomberg L.P. He served as editor of Integration Management and Washington Technology, both published by The Washington Post Cos. He can be reached at jack.sweeney@middlemarketexecutive.com.

U.S. Bank Decodes the Middle Market’s DNA One Business at a Time

Borrowing a page from the professional services industry, over the past 2 years U.S. Bank has tasked teams of consultants to work with an array of middle-market companies to deconstruct their cash management processes and identify areas for improvement. Frequently kicked off with an hour-and-a-half client consultation or “discovery meeting,” U.S. Bank consulting engagements dubbed […]

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Five CFOs Share Their Big Data Visions

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The Rewards & Perils of High Growth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Most every company doggedly pursues growth, but is every company prepared for growth when it arrives? Join us as six of our CFO Thought Leaders share insights into how finance pulled the lever when it was time to  expand their firms. Top (L toR) Brian Giambagno, CFO, Action Environmental […]

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Relying on Its Customers to Steadily Drive Innovation, BlackLine Advances Modern Finance Vision

New York — No matter how much a technology firm spends on the development of a new piece of software, nowhere is innovation arguably more likely to take root than inside a customer account — and no one department has proven to be more ripe for innovation than finance. Or so says Therese Tucker, CEO […]

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Identifying the Levers That Drive The Recurring Revenue Business Model

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What does your firm need to spend to acquire a customer?  Join us as Tyler Sloat, CFO of Zuora reveals his CFO mind-set and explains why customer churn is the boogie man of the subscription economy.

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Leveraging Sustainable Growth, Dawn Orr, CFO, Wealth Engine

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How does a firm’s rate of growth impact the influence of a strategic CFO? Join us as Dawn shares her CFO mind-set and explains why she views growth as being essential to CFOs realizing their strategic value.

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Weighing the Risks of Expanding Globally, Tarun Chopra, CFO, Clements Worldwide

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How can a company measure its business exposure in all parts of the world? Join us as Tarun shares his CFO mind-set and the steps he took to rebuild a finance team and establish a function that incorporates three key skills.

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Student Housing and the Rise of Campus Apartments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder how universities and colleges are able to answer the growing demand for student housing across the country? Join us as Campus Apartments CFO Jim Smith  shares his CFO mind-set and explores one of the real estate industry’s most robust and quickly evolving segments.

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Seven Middle-Market CFOs Share Their Passions for Business

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s exciting you about finance and business right now? Join us as seven of our CFO Thought Leaders explain how disruptive changes  driven by technologies and globalization are elevating the finance function as it defines new strategic roles for its people.

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How 29 Prime is Bringing Digital Visibility to a Business Near You

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to architect the financial function inside a high-growth firm? Join us as Haleh Fardi, CFO of 29 Prime shares her CFO mind-set and the financial levers of a business determined to bring digital visibility to small businesses everywhere. 

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