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The podcast featuring finance leaders driving change within their organizations.

May 31, 2023

While April 2020 may forever bring to mind corporate corridors newly silenced by COVID 19’s arrival in the United States, CFO Ryan Lockwood will likely always remember it as the month when opportunity knocked.

Having spent the previous 10 years in investment management, Lockwood, a portfolio manager for a...

May 28, 2023

Of all of the places future CFOs could have been employed in the late 1990s, the printing division of RR Donnelley might seem to have been among the least likely.

However, it’s important to note that this period predated the wide deployment of EDGAR, the database system that electronically automates the collection,...

May 24, 2023

It’s perhaps appropriate that Scott Healy’s finance career began at an airport. With recently displayed boarding pass in hand, Healy thought that he was ready for takeoff—only to have his new boss board with a mystery box under one arm.

“He was carrying a package that I thought was some sort of welcome gift for...

May 21, 2023

While chief accountant for the SEC’s investment management division, Alison Staloch reports, she found herself being greeted by a degree of inclusive enthusiasm that she had seldom encountered before.

“People would say, ‘Great, the accountants are here!,’” recalls Staloch, who tells us that accountants at...

May 17, 2023

Gray-haired late-night fans may remember when David Letterman sought to ingratiate himself with his network’s new owner, General Electric Corp., by hand-delivering a bowl of fruit to GE’s executive brass.

Nearly 20 years later, Simone Nardi became a benefactor of GE’s media aspirations when he traded a senior...