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January 11, 2022

Tax Consequences of Cancellation of Debt

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

Tech Priorities for CFOs

By Haley Stepan

Panelist Ryan Larsen, Nate Fullmer, Beverly Lang, and Kim Tolboe discuss the importance of moving to a cloud-based data center, and different 3rd party solutions at the 2021 Intermountain CFO Summit. ...

January 07, 2022

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 acquis...

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, and the responsibility of the CFO to provide oversight and guidance through the evolv...

January 04, 2022

Maximizing Value Before a Transaction

By Dave Chase

This summer, Divvy sold to Bill.com for $2.5 Billion. Success.  But it wasn’t always pretty and happy on the way to the transaction.  Blakely Cragun, the CFO of Divvy, shares, at the Intermoun...

December 17, 2021

5 Steps To Improve Your Process Of Cash Management

By Matt Appel

The cash problems a company experiences usually start small but can grow over time to become almost unmanageable. For instance, a company may show the first symptoms of financial distress by stretchin...

December 09, 2021

The Gift of Forbearance

By Matt McKinlay

Happy holidays! December is a month of giving. Families exchange gifts, neighbors and friends give time and service to others, and many donate money to charitable causes. It’s a great time of year! ...

December 07, 2021

The 4 Strategic Roles of Today’s CFO

By Matt Appel

Financial data is responsible for being the institutional memory of the company. It helps us identify ways to develop a strategy and make the right choices. Today, a CFO should understand this cruc...

December 07, 2021

3 Principles On How To Solve Financial Crises

By Rob Lund

[Lessons Gary Crittenden Learned from 9/11 and 2008] Gary Crittenden is an executive director at Hunstman Gay Global Capital (HGGC), where he previously served as CEO and chairman. He was also a CFO ...

December 07, 2021

The Role of the CFO: Navigating the Perception Gap

By Dave Chase

There is a worrying trend in the world of senior financial leadership: an increasing number of companies are unaware of the value CFOs can bring. Amplēo blames it on the current CFO perception gap...

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