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DocuSign’s CFO Mike Dinsdale on the Firm’s Growing Thirst for Global Scale

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s it like to be CFO of a firm that has grown from 50 employees to more than 1,000 in less than five years? Listen as DocuSign’s CFO Mike Dinsdale returns to CFO Thought Leader to update us on the firm’s ever-changing global dimensions. 

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Making Every Dollar Count: How Cash Flow Empowered KAR Auction Services

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder about the power of free cash flow? Listen as CFO Eric Loughmiller explains how KAR Auction Services touches more than $25 billion in cash each year, while it captures close to $2 billion in revenue.

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The Seven Growth Killers Every Middle-Market Firm Should Fear

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What kills growth inside middle-market firms? Listen as author and consultant Robert Sher reveals the seven silent growth killers unique to midsize firms and explores some of the approaches business leaders can use to detect and overcome the organizational shortcomings that routinely prove fatal for growth.

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How Regulating Risk Became a Pathway to the Future: Dan Crumb, CFO, Kansas City Chiefs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How can the regulation of organizational risk become a driver of change? Listen as Dan shares his “A-ha!” moment when he realized that the regulation of risk could become a powerful lever to drive change across the Kansas City Chiefs’ growing franchise.

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Managing Your Firm’s Private Equity Partners, Brian Giambagno, CFO Action Environmental Group

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Building Your Team, Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How did finance help a $600 million sports apparel upstart grow into a $3 billion high-growth firm? Listen as Brad explores the steps he took to embed a finance team of more than 30 members across the firm’s varied business units to help the company look into the future and drive […]

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What I Wish That Someone Told Me at the Start of My Career: Six Middle-Market CFOs Share Some Career Advice

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What piece of advice do you wish someone had shared with you earlier in your finance career? Listen as six of our CFO Thought leaders look back and share their individual career insights when it comes to building a CFO career.

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Tone at the Top: How Leaders Advance Ethical Cultures, Jim Walker, CFO, Walch Education

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What are the key attributes of ethical middle-market firms? Join us as CFO Jim Walker explores how personal ethics and ethical corporate culture come from good business practices that yield higher employee satisfaction and company profits.  

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Scaling Your Finance Organization, Brad Dickerson, CFO, Under Armour, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download   How did finance help a $600 million sports apparel upstart grow into a $3 billion high-growth firm? Listen as Brad explores the steps he took to embed a finance team of more than 30 members across the firm’s varied business units to help the company look into the future […]

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An Offer Manship Couldn’t Refuse: How a Midmarket Media Firm Exited the Newspaper Business

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How does a media firm widely known for its newspaper journalism exit the business? Listen to CFO Ralph Bender revisit the difficult decisions that led Manship Media  to sell The Advocate — a much beloved community newspaper owned and published by the Manship family–owned business for the past […]

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