Managing Cybersecurity Risks: Protecting Against Ransomware
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In April 2021 my partner at FLG, Fuad Ahmad, wrote a post titled Managing Cybersecurity Risk: The Role of the CFO. His key points remain timely and highly relevant today. In this post I want to address perhaps the most pernicious, rapidly growing, and dangerous threat to Cybersecurity today: Ransomware….Read More

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Changing Business Models: The CFO’s Role When Pivoting for Success
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As a CEO, when a board member or investor questions the feasibility of your company’s business model, you might be tempted to counter with the pat response “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. But what if your business model IS broken? What should you do then? I work frequently…Read More

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Leadership Strategies for Retaining Talent in Era of the “Great Resignation”
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By now I think we have all heard that “people leave people, not companies”.  This concept is more important than ever in the current labor environment of the “great resignation”. Good leadership clearly makes the difference. The Essence of Strategic Leadership Leadership theory is what leaders do, while leadership styles…Read More

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5 Lessons in Cash Management from a CFO
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When I joined FLG in 2020, I brought 20+ years of experience as a finance executive and CFO to the firm. My current focus is technology businesses, including B2B Software and Consumer platforms as well as Healthcare and Life Sciences. I help teams drive strategies as they plan for growth,…Read More

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