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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. 

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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 […]

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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.

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Keeping Values Top of Mind, Deborah Herrera, CFO, Schwan’s Consumer Brands

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How do sound values and good judgment become part of a CFO’s rite of passage? Join us as Deborah shares her CFO mind-set and details how her principles and powers of discernment led her to advance inside a variety of top finance organizations.

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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 […]

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Why Finance Leaders Must Walk the Floor, Jackie Barry Hamilton, CFO, Intronis

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to serve as a CFO of a large-enterprise firm versus an emerging-growth firm? Join us as Jackie shares her CFO mind-set and reveals how her finance leadership has evolved from one career milestone to the next.

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CFO Renée Hornbaker Arms Stream Energy With a Dynamic Monthly Forecast

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to be CFO of a $7 billion energy firm that’s grown largely by word of mouth? Join us as Renée shares her CFO mind-set and quickly advances a 21st Century finance function inside a fast-growing energy upstart.

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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 […]

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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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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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