How the Audit Committee Chair Helps a Company and Its Board Navigate Through A Crisis Such As COVID-19
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In my almost 40 years of working as a management and financial executive and serving as an Audit Committee Chair to public companies, I thought I had seen every crisis in the playbook:  multiple economic downturns, the 1989 earthquake and its impact on the Bay Area, Y2K, 9/11, and the…Read More

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CFO and CEO Relationships and Partnerships: The Secret Sauce
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A conversation with Promise Phelon and Kenton Chow Promise Phelon, Founder of The Growth Warrior and former CEO at TapInfluence hired FLG partner Kenton Chow as interim CFO during a period of radical and dynamic change at the company as Tap pivoted from a service-agency model to a SaaS model over…Read More

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The Technology CFO As A Master of Business Intelligence
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In today’s technology world, the job of a Chief Financial Officer extends well beyond accounting and reporting. Faced with hyper-competitive markets, technology companies increasingly demand real-time data, and that information exists in systems which are typically managed by both the Chief Technology Officer and the CFO. And while today’s CTOs…Read More

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The 5 Essential Attributes of an “A-List” Chief Financial Officer
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When a company hires a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Board and management team have a unique opportunity to bring on a trusted partner and colleague for their CEO, and an experienced financial executive to strategically help chart a positive course for the enterprise. Many CEOs and Boards typically look…Read More

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