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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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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The Agile Finance Leader, Sherry Buck, CFO of Libbey, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What does it take to create an agile finance organization? Join us as Sherry explains the inner workings of global glassmaker and marketer Libbey, Inc., as she underscores the dictums that foster a more responsive and collaborative organization.  

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The Evolution of the Finance Function, Ash Noah, VP, Management Accounting, AICPA

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What will the CFO role be ten years from now? Listen as Ash helps us to peer inside the c-suite of the future, and uncover the scope of responsibilities being shouldered by industry’s future finance leaders.

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Grain Craft Deal Revs M&A Engines of Flour-Making Faithful

In a year of tepid deal-making, the flour milling industry is providing the grist for one of the more notable 2014 middle-market transactions, as Milner Milling Inc. and Pendleton Flour Mills finalized their acquisition of Cereal Food Processors earlier this month and created Grain Craft, a new company with headquarters in Chattanooga, Tenn. Characterizing the deal […]

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The Inner Workings of a Deal: Tips for a Successful Transaction

For those of us in the merger and acquisition or “deal” business, buying and selling companies is second nature.  We live through transaction after transaction, buying and selling companies as routinely as middle market businesses provide their own products or services. But, in most cases, the people involved in the middle market companies we buy […]

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