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Stephanie Harris Finance, Issue 08 - Nov/Dec 2013 Leave a Comment

Baltimore City Public Schools CFO Victor De La Paz on why he left corporate America to pursue a career in public service. By Stephanie Harris A few years back, Victor De La Paz, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS), asked himself a question: “Do I think I can do the work I’m doing for the next …

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From The Editors – Sept/Oct 2013

Forefront Editorial Team Finance, Human Resources, Issue 07 - Sept/ Oct 2013, Legal, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Q&A Leave a Comment

Autumn. The time for harvest. While the arrival of Fall may cue the sound of football helmets clanking on Sunday afternoons and serrated knives carefully carving ghoulish faces into supernatural pumpkins, the season also perpetually brings with it something more meaningful: the promise of rewards to be reaped. For those of us in publishing, harvest usually doesn’t entail tilling a …

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From the Editors – March/April 2013

Forefront Editorial Team Finance, Human Resources, Issue 04 - March/April 2013, Legal, Marketing & Sales, Operations Leave a Comment

Hello again, readers — Spring is quickly approaching, and with that comes the fourth edition of Forefront. The new year brought new goals and challenges, and with the new season, we hope readers continue to find inspiration in the stories of the business professionals profiled within our pages. In this issue, we proudly feature eight professionals in wide-ranging lines of …