5 QUESTIONS EVERY CFO SHOULD EXPECT FROM THEIR CEO (AND HOW TO GET THE ANSWERS!)

DATE: THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
TIME: 2:00 PM ET
DURATION: 1 HOUR
Sponsored by Sage Intacct

Webcast Summary

The most savvy and successful CFOs are business partners with their CEO, providing valuable business insights and strategic recommendations that define the direction of their companies. They deliver value by answering business critical questions from the CEO and board before they're asked. How do they do it?

During this webinar, a panel of CFOs will discuss how they leverage a data-driven approach to proactively answer the top 5 questions from their CEOs, including:

  • How should we be measuring our business?
  • Where would we invest the next incremental dollar?
  • What are the current dynamics of our sales funnel?

About the Speaker

Ryan Grimsland, Group Financial Officer-International & Emerging Businesses, Lowe’s  

Ryan Grimsland is the Group Financial Officer for Lowe’s Home Improvement’s international and emerging businesses. In this capacity, Ryan is responsible for the International Finance and Accounting functions globally, business development, innovation labs, and ventures. 

Ryan has over 18 years’ experience spanning multiple disciplines, operations, real estate, M&A, and has spent the past 12 years in Finance and Accounting. While Ryan has experience in start-ups, acquisitions, and multi-national firms, his passion is around innovation and new business development.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from High Point University and an MBA with dual concentrations in Accounting and Entrepreneurship & Managing Innovation from Benedictine Universi
ty.
Justin Markle, Chief Financial Officer, FREEWHEEL, A COMCAST COMPANY
 
Justin Markle currently serves as Chief Financial Officer for FREEWHEEL, a business unit of Comcast Corporation. Justin previously worked in Comcast’s Corporate Development group where he executed over 30 transactions representing nearly $40 billion in deal value across the media, communications, and technology sectors and also held positions at both Citigroup and PA Consulting Group.
 
Mr. Markle earned a Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) from Duke University and received his Masters in Business Administration degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with honors. Justin also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

 
Irina Lewis, Director of Industry Insights, Sage Intacct
 
Irina Lewis, Director of Industry Insights at Sage Intacct, has 20+ years’ experience focused on enabling finance leaders to succeed. She’s held roles in product marketing, customer advocacy, partner-alliance, sales engineering, and customer education, with companies spanning FRx, Great Plains, Microsoft, Solver BI360, Adaptive Insights, and Anaplan. Her empathetic spirit, coupled with a passion for technology fuels her drive to help businesses achieve more by leveraging the power of Reporting, Analytics, Performance Management, Big Data, ERP, and Business Intelligence.  

 

About the Emcee

Joe Fleischer, Editorial Director, Finance Channel, Argyle Executive Forum
 
In his role as finance channel editorial director with Argyle Executive Forum, Joe Fleischer focuses on developing virtual events on topics that reflect the primary concerns and priorities of senior finance executives. He is based in New York.
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Fields of Study: Finance
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None required
Delivery Method: Group Internet-based
Recommended CPE Credit(s): 1

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