CFO Dorvin Lively blends expertise in business and finance to help lead Planet Fitness into the future.
The Key to Being an Effective Financial Executive: Engage With Your Peers
To be effective in finance, Greg Ayers, Chief Financial Officer of inContact, encourages his colleagues to peel back the layers of the business and understand what drives the numbers.
Gaining Exponential Experience with Each Passing Stride
CFO Jay Thompson retraces his career in finance, management, and leadership and discusses how he’s been able to put his knowledge and skills to use at Chobani.
A Coach’s Approach and a Collective Mentality
Smart Start, Inc. CFO Eric Karl discusses how his early career tutelage at GE under Jack Welch, Gary Wendt, and Larry Bossidy helped to color his approach to leadership
Heralding a Holistic Approach Throughout Your Organization
Wyndham Jade CFO and COO Mike Bates shares the importance of a diverse knowledge base and understanding the theory of each task we perform
Just the Ticket: Providing Strategic and Legal Leadership That Makes the Grade
Rob Loewer, General Counsel and Director of Finance at National Railway Equipment, draws on an impressive educational and professional background, lessons from his childhood, and an ability to turn joy into skill to effectively lead his teams.
A Business Journey Ignited by Innovation
Michael Dixon, CFO at Ignite Restaurant Groups, shares the story of his journey—one that is marked by challenges and triumphs.
Finance Excellence Model: Champion of Rigor, Part 3
How maximizing value for business through analysis and proper risk management can lead to this third pillar of finance excellence.
Winning the Race to Create In-Demand Content
Demand Media CFO Mel Tang is at the company’s financial wheel, helping draw more than 70 million unique viewers worldwide.
From the Frontline to the First Paycheck
Drawing on experiences from working with Corporate Americagiants, DigiWorks Corp. CFO and Chief Revenue Officer Gayle Anderson shares five lessons she’s learned and brought with her to a startup she’s been with since its first customer.
Finance Excellence Model: Strategic Function Builder, Part 2
In the second part of this series, Denny Taylor explores how knowledge leadership is a crucial component of building strategic function.
Finance Excellence Model: Strategic Function Builder, Part 1
In the first part of this series, Denny Taylor says that being a knowledge leader is crucial to finance leadership.
Fortifying the Front Lines & Battling Economic Downturn
Allen Berryman recounts the resilience he’s fostered as CFO of Stewart Information Services Corp.
Magnum Opus: Building a Bank & Opening Up a Vault of Best Practices
Nicole Carrillo, EVP and CFO at Opus Bank, grows business from the bottom up by focusing on the details.
Finance Excellence Model: Pillars of Lateral Leadership
In this first part of the finance excellence series, Denny Taylor explains why finance executives must master both a business leadership and executive influence role to be successful. By Denny Taylor Editor’s Note: In this article, the first in a series of four, we will explore the concept of Lateral Leadership. Subsequent entries will appear each month on the Foresight …