August 2020 “Tune In” for CFO Insights : FLG CFOs in the Spotlight

Join us for a 20 minute, one-on-one conversation between Managing Partner, Laureen DeBuono and FLG partner Stephanie Roberts for a discussion about:

“Lessons Learned that Every Consumer CEO or CFO Needs to Keep in Mind”

Stephanie shares her insights garnered throughout her career starting at Gap Inc., then Specialized Bicycles, and most recently for some fast growing digital-first brands such as Rothy’s and Third Love.   This interview will prove to be valuable for both CEOs and CFOs as they navigate profitable growth, managing inventory, and the benefits of having a Plan B.

Discover the key points of leverage critical to planning and execution at consumer leaders, from enterprise public companies to digital-first emerging companies:

  • The critical four lessons that every consumer CFO needs to keep top-of-mind
  • Unique issues faced by digital-first consumer plays
  • Differentiating factors for consumer “winners”
  • How to leverage the role of the CFO in the C-Suite and modelling success

Watch the Video:

Meet Stephanie Roberts

Stephanie Roberts joined FLG in 2017 with 15 years of C-suite experience (CFO/COO) in public and private companies, primarily in Consumer Products.  Leveraging her global experience in strategy,  pricing, inventory management, e-commerce and operations, Stephanie’s career has spanned both CPG and “digital-first” consumer brands.  As a C-level executive, Stephanie has helped lead the finance functions at Rothys and Third Love and most recently provided strategic guidance to Goop.   While CFO at Specialized Bicycle Components, Stephanie created strategies to position the company for growth by improving inventory management, optimizing SBC’s tax rate, and re-launching the company’s e-commerce platform.  Earlier in her career, Stephanie was CFO at Old Navy, the largest division at Gap Inc. where she helped turn around the business with a strong focus on inventory management, retail/pricing, and the remodeling of their fleet of stores.  She also successfully managed Old Navy’s $600M Canadian division.  Stephanie began her career at Syntex Pharmaceuticals in Palo Alto and earned her B.S. in Business from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.