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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.

245: How an Appetite for Agile Is Fueling Growth | Steve Cooper, Partner, Excella

In the wake of a big government contract win, IT consulting organizations frequently savor the luster of being awarded plus-size opportunities that can validate a firm's leading-edge solutions.  However, pursuing government "big game" contracts can very often lead consulting organizations to set priorities according to the ebb and flow of the government's procurement processes instead…
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244: Five CEOs Explain Why Growth Equals Reinvention

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243: The Rites of Passage | Pivotal Chapters for 3 Midsize Companies

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242: Unlocking Employee Referrals | A Workplace Champions Episode

"I think that one of the greatest testaments to how good your culture and company are can be seen when your own employees want to bring their friends whom they know can do the job into the company. In fact, we pay a little bounty, and that is what we call it. And then we give awards…
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241: Beyond the Family Business | Five Business Leaders Cross-Examine the Family-Owned Model

"There's no blueprint. Every family-owned company has its own DNA, its own thumbprint on what family members want or don't want from the business, and what they want from the fortune that has been built varies widely. But what must be understood is now that you have this pot of money, it has implications. It…
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240: Flexing Your Balance Sheet Muscle | Ty Johnson, CEO, Select Interior Concepts

  Ty Johnson, the M&A-minded CEO of Select Interior Concepts of Anaheim, CA, believes that his firm's balance sheet should reveal quite a bit about the future direction of the diversified building products company. Referring frequently to SIC's balance sheet flexibility, Johnson leaves little doubt that an ambitious year of deal-making lies ahead. Join us…
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239: How Multifamily Homes Are Setting KWA Apart | Brian Webster, President, KWA Construction

Since its start in 2004, KWA Construction has always been a leader in general contracting for multifamily developments in Texas, but since becoming president in 2016, Brian Webster has further penetrated the multifamily opportunity, allowing KWA to nearly double its sales last year and advance north of $125 million in revenue. Join us when Brian…
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238: When It’s Time to Sell | A Dealmaker’s Episode

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237: Adelman Travel’s Hiring Imperative | A Workplace Champions Episode

Join us when Andy McGraw, CEO, Adelman Travel Group, explains how driving growth in the Digital Age is requiring the 30-year-old firm to adopt new approaches for managing and developing talent. Learn how Adelman is making customer satisfaction its metric-of-choice when it comes to opening a new chapter of growth. Quick Hits: 60-Second insights Guest:…
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236: Marching in Step With Private Equity | Chris Lueck, CEO, FastSpring

While the subscription-based sales model has opened a world of opportunity for businesses in a variety of industries, few businesses arguably are gleaning deeper insights into the intricacies of SaaS subscription billing practices than FastSpring, a Santa Barbara, CA–based software developer focused on serving up billing solutions specially tailored to ease the pain points of…
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