Getting Beyond Your Org Chart: Viewing the Workforce as a Pool of Human Capability

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What questions should CFOs be asking when it comes to human capital allocation?   Join us as Debbie Ricci, CFO, A-T Solutions, shares her CFO mindset when it comes to allocating human resources inside a fast-growth firm. Learn how technology is helping A-T Solutions optimize its workforce as it […]

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A Chicken in Every Port: A Chinese Import-Export Business

In 2006, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) submitted a list of regulations to the White House aimed at helping China get into the U.S. chicken market by certifying Chinese facilities to process U.S.-raised poultry for sale back in the States. Tony Corbo, a lobbyist at the nonprofit public interest organization Food and Water […]

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Meet The Maverick Restaurant Owner Who’s Beating Yelp

The more bad reviews Botto Italian Bistro gets, the better its business. It might sound counterintuitive, but the intent was to be subversive: The California restaurant made national headlines this week with its stated goal to be the worst-reviewed restaurant in Yelp history. Davide Cerretini, who co-owns the Old World-style bistro with his partner, Michele […]

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Huge Canadian Real Estate Investments in Arizona

PHOENIX, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Maricopa Association of Governments unveiled the following data at the Canada Arizona Business Council meeting held at Silverleaf in Scottsdale Arizona on September 12th, 2014. Canadian residents account for 93% of all internationally owned residential property in Maricopa County ( Greater Phoenix) worth 4.8 billion dollars.Canadians also account […]

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Inside Finance: Atlas Air Advancing Data to Front Lines

When Wendy Shapiro arrived at Atlas Air a little more than a decade ago, the future staff vice president and assistant controller recalls how the company had many manual processes requiring a lot of paper, photocopying and filing. Middle-Market Executive recently caught up with Shapiro and asked her about what’s changed at the company and […]

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How Finance Can Advance a Collaborative Culture, Rebecca Williams, CFO, BDNA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download How does collaboration take root within an organization? Join us as Rebecca reveals her CFO mind-set, and the moments of insight that shaped her leadership vision and advanced her to the CFO office.

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As Global Earnings Stall, Emerging Markets Set-Up For Crisis

What’s on Your Radar Screen? Emerging Markets Are Set Up for a Crisis Who’s Competing with Whom? O Canada, Where Are You Headed? Thinking about Momentum The Rational Bear San Antonio, Washington DC, and Dallas Toward the end of every week I begin to ponder what I should write about in the next Thoughts from […]

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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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Investing In Argentina is a Little Like Buying Along Alabama Shore After BP Spill

Argentina can’t get much worse, Grant observes, and the path to the upside is clear — so long as it is taken Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has led Argentina into an economic mess, but value investors should pay attention, says Jim Grant in a recent issue of Grant’s Observer: in the near future Argentina could […]

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: Early Discussions and Indications of Interest

The Inner Workings of a Deal: Tips for a Successful Transaction Part V – Early Discussions and Indications of Interest Last month, we created a marketing package and began to market your company to potential acquirers. Last Article By now, your M&A advisor has begun having discussions with interested buyers, and the real work begins. […]

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