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.

Cracking the Code to M&A Success, Richard Antoneck, CFO, Veritext

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to complete nine acquisitions in a single year? Join us as Rich shares his CFO mind-set and reveals how after a busy year of M&A activity Veritext ‘s finance team is keeping a keen eye on performance measures across a quickly expanding enterprise. 

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Rolling Forecasts: When a Wish List Item Becomes a “Must Have”

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your rolling forecast delivering all of what it promised? Join us as Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, once more tackles our questions to supply you with answers and a new mindset designed to help empower your finance organization to look ahead. The following is an […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Building Relationships Across the Enterprise, Moazam Ali Shah, CFO, Gulf Union Foods Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What types of opportunities can ERP implementations offer aspiring finance leaders? Join us as Moazam shares his CFO mind-set and reveals how a global ERP project undertaken by the Gulf Union Foods Company of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, offered finance the opportunity to build relationships across the enterprise.

Read full story Comments { 0 }

A New Year’s Resolution: It’s Time to Align Strategy & Forecasting

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Why do so many organizations struggle to achieve an optimal alignment between strategy and forecasting? Join us as Ethan Carlson, CEO of Carlson Management Consulting, kicks off  ASK ETHAN, our weekly podcast designed to supply answers to your most daunting questions as we explore the strategies and best practices […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The Orbiting CFO: Karl Hardesty Architects a Finance Ecosystem

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Where does consulting end and employment begin inside the burgeoning world of interim CFOs? Join us as Karl Hardesty CEO and co-founder of “CFO-for-hire” upstart Hardesty, LLC helps us to chart the blurring line that is quickly altering the C-suite’s management dynamics. “The CFO role is a hot […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Five CFO Share Their Big Data Visions

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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.

Read full story Comments { 0 }