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May 03, 2022

5 Vital CFO Services for Small Businesses [& Why You Should Have Them]

By Jon Allen

Starting a small business is no small matter. And at a certain point, you’ll need to craft a state-of-the-art financial strategy to keep your business profitable. While you could rely on a small...

March 29, 2022

How to Emotionally Deal with Bankruptcy [Depression & Stress]

By Matt McKinlay

Many business owners and corporate officers I consult with are not prepared for the emotional effects insolvency (including filing a commercial bankruptcy) will have on their personal well-being.  Ta...

February 14, 2022

What Is Turnaround Management? (Everything You Need to Know)

By Matt McKinlay

Turnaround management is the process of assisting businesses that are in a state of crisis, decline or recovery. This process is usually led by a turnaround consultant/manager, who is trained to b...

February 11, 2022

Subchapter V: What Small Businesses Should Know

By Matt McKinlay

Author: Jade Millington When your business is insolvent or illiquid, sometimes the best (or only) alternative is to seek court protection under a bankruptcy filing. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, commonly ...

January 21, 2022

Going Through a Sale-Side Mergers and Acquisitions Process

By Jon Allen

Al Vanleuwen, Rod Steuart, and Jeremy Baker discussed the process of going through a Sale-side Mergers and Acquisitions process at the 2021 Intermountain CFO Summit.   In this session the pan...

January 18, 2022

What Is Forecasting In Business [& How A CFO Can Help You]

By Jon Allen

As a CFO consultant and professor I am often asked by business leaders how they can improve their companies results or run their business more effectively.  This often leads into a discussion abo...

January 11, 2022

How Does Cancellation of Debt Affect Taxes?

By Matt McKinlay

By Tim L. Donovan, CPA, MBA, CIRA Debt Forgiveness for Businesses Over the last couple of years, the Covid-19 pandemic has stressed companies financially and caused many to fall behind in payments t...

January 07, 2022

CFO Tech Trends to Prioritize

By Haley Stepan

Panelist Brett Paternoster, Ryan Larsen, Nate Fullmer, Beverly Lang, and Kim Tolboe discuss CFO tech trends, the importance of moving to a cloud-based data center, and different 3rd party solutions at...

January 07, 2022

M&A Lifecycle – Executing an Acquisition

By Haley Stepan

Panelist Cydni Tetro, Wendell Laidley, and ​​Derrick Porter have very different backgrounds but during the 2021 CFO Summit, they came together to talk about the different ways they executed each s...

January 07, 2022

Iron Cowboy: The Story of the 50.50.50

By Haley Stepan

James Lawrence, known to the world as The Iron Cowboy for wearing a cowboy hat during Ironman races, is a top motivational speaker, endurance world record holder, triathlete, and subject of the do...

January 04, 2022

Succeeding as a Strategic CFO

By Matt McKinlay

Tyler Ploeger is co-founder and CFO of payroll and business payments platform Everee. Tyler joined Everee at its inception in 2018 and is a seasoned finance executive with more than 13 years of ex...

January 04, 2022

Automation in Finance

By Matt Appel

Jeff Canning, during Ampleo's Intermountain CFO Summit, describes the importance of data security, automation in finance, and the responsibility of the CFO to provide oversight and guidance throug...

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