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Part-Time CFOs Flourish Inside Lower Middle Market as Technology Advances Growth

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to have a line of sight into the finance departments of numerous lower middle-market companies? Join us as Matthew May, managing partner of AcuityCFO, explains how the demand for interim CFOs among lower middle-market firms is on the rise as young management teams adopt an […]

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Inside Finance: Firehouse Subs CFO Discusses Business Model of High-Growth Firm

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to be CFO of a fast-growing franchise restaurant ? Join us as Vince reveals his CFO mind-set, and the strategies that allowed his finance team to come out from behind their pencils to the frontlines of revenue generation.

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Midmarket Market Firms Grab Higher Multiples, but Will They last? Michael Nall, CEO, AM&AA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How and when did it become a seller’s market for middle-market business owners? Join us as Michael Nall, CEO and cofounder of Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AM&AA), reveals the challenges that middle-market business owners face as they contemplate the sale of a business and why now […]

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The Price of Ink & Innovation, Bill Swanson, CEO of Cartridge World, NA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download If an opportunity came along to reinvent yourself would you take it? Join us as Bill Swanson, CEO, Cartridge World, NA, reveals the milestones that shaped his finance career and the pivotal moment that would swing open the door to an entirely new world of business — one […]

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The Fruits of Digital Recurring Revenue, Tyler Sloat, CFO, Zuora

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Is your company part of the subscription economy? Join us as Tyler reveals his CFO mind-set and the how the fruits of digital recurring revenue are quickly altering how companies acquire and engage their customers.

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The Apparel CFO: Specializing Inside a Specific Sector

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What happens when a CFO becomes strongly associated with specific industry sector? Join us as Brenda reveals her CFO mind-set as well as the energetic personality that has propelled her finance leadership and advanced her into the CFO office at six different companies.

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Rob Hull, Founder of Adaptive Insights, Discusses the Evolving Finance Function

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s a CFO to do when he sees his reflection through the lens of a business opportunity? Join us as Rob shares his entrepreneurial CFO mind-set and reveals the A-ha! moment that led him to start up a firm dedicated to empowering finance executives with SaaS-based performance tools.

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Bill Chorba, CFO, NineSigma, on Middle-Market Open Innovation

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is it like to be CFO of a firm that specializes in open innovation? Join us as Bill shares his CFO mindset and reveals the inner-workings of a firm dedicated to helping its clients recognize the value of tapping into a global innovation community.

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Employment Lag Diminishing as Midmarket Business Leaders Grow More Bullish on Economy

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Why are middle-market business leaders increasingly optimistic about the economy? Join us as Tom shares his insights and analysis of the latest NCMM quarterly survey findings.

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From Public to Private: Carrie McIntyre, CFO, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What is it like driving change inside today’s hotel management industry? Listen as CFO Carrie  McIntyre shares her CFO mindset and reveals the challenges a firm faces as it changes its ownership structure and rapidly expands globally. 

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