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.

Global Growth Stirs Middle-Market Ambitions of Overseas CRM Contender, Mike Rooney, General Manager, BPM Online

Ever wonder what type of leadership is required to expand a middle-market business overseas? Join us when Mike Rooney, General Manager, BPM Online, explains the mix of experience, opportunity and risk that led him to join a European CRM company and execute on its global ambitions.
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Five Midmarket Business Leaders List Their Growth Priorities

Michael MacDonald, CEO, Medifast, Inc. Don Ochsenreiter, CEO, Dollamur, David Walsh, CEO Amalgamated Life,  Fred Burke, CEO, Guardian Pharmacy, Randy Starr, COO, Topgolf Our Sponsor Intacct:  Did you know that over 8,500 midmarket firms use Intacct cloud accounting and financial management software? Find out more at: us.intacct.com.”   Interview Links: Mary's Site
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Exposing the Path Between Employee Satisfaction and Growth, Matt Fortney, CFO, Group Delphi

It's no secret employee engagement or lack of it has an enormous impact on customer relationships. In fact, managing productivity and employee engagement is one of the biggest challenges business leaders today face. Join us when Matt Fortner, CFO, Group Delphi, reveals his CFO mind-set and explains how measuring employee satisfaction has become a growing…
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ACA Regulation May Have More Bark Than Bite, Raef Lawson, VP Research & Policy, IMA

As businesses overcome implementation hurdles related to the Affordable Care Act, the legislation remains one of the most hotly debated issues in business. Raef Lawson, VP of Research & Policy for the Institute of Management Accountants, shares the findings of a recent IMA member survey that suggests the law may not be as disruptive to…
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How Putting Wheels in Motion Unlocked a Brand’s Potential, Mike Weinberger, CEO, Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies

Maui Wowi Hawaiian likes to boast that it is the world’s largest concessionaire. Today the one-time upstart has more than 450 operating units in seven countries and an online store. Join us when CEO Mike Weinberger shares his middle-market mind-set and explains how the firm was able to enter markets long dominated by large soda and beer…
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ASK ETHAN: The CFO as Storyteller

When it comes to finance leadership, what role does storytelling play in effective communication? Join us as Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, once more tackles our questions to supply you with answers and a new mind-set designed to help advance your leadership. ¤
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When Nothing Matters: A Tale of a Vaporizing Middle-Market Business, Aaron LoCascio, CEO, VapeWorld

Since starting Vapeworld in college, Aaron LoCascio has grown the firm into the largest vaporizer company in North America, with $100M in annual revenue. Join us when CEO LoCascio reveals his middle-market mind-set and explains how the vaporizing opportunity should drive growth for many years to come. ¤
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Summer Reading: CFO Book Recommendations

“What book would you recommend to aspiring finance leaders?” This is a question we frequently pose to our CFO guests, and we felt that it was about time that we collected a number of the more illuminating responses for your reference shelf. ¤
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A Franchisor’s Rising Tide, Idan Shpizear, CEO, 911Restoration

Few growth markets escape the notice of franchisors, and so it is inside the water damage and property restoration sector, where 911Restoration is launching a rapid expansion plan. Join us when Idan Shpizear, CEO, 911Restoration, shares his middle-market mind-set as well as his franchise vision. ¤
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A “Middleweight” Firm Thrives in the Land of OEM Giants, Rick Skaggs, President, TSP Inc.

Since they founded TSP in 2002, Rick Skaggs and Frank Gonzalez have steadily grown and now employ more than 550 employees, with a service area spanning more than 30 states, plus Canada.  TSP President Rick Skaggs reveals his middle-market mind-set and shares expectations for TSP to double in size before 2019. ¤
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