The Evolution of the CFO Role w/ Rick Smith | CFO Weekly, Ep. 61

October 12, 2021

The CFO role is one marked by constant evolution. Not only have the expectations for the position evolved dramatically in recent years, but to succeed as a CFO, you must be willing to evolve, too, in order to meet the shifting demands of each growth stage your company passes through or the complexities of international business. Success doesn’t come to CFOs who sit still. Our latest guest proves it: @Rick Smith is a CFO experienced in leading high-growth VC- and PE-backed companies with revenues in the $20M-$300M range, leading multiple companies through successful exits. Rick’s background spans a variety of industries, including SAAS, EdTech, healthcare services, advertising/marketing and retail. He had some fantastic things to say about the evolution of the CFO role over time, how the role changes through the growth stages and the specific needs of the CFO to handle international business. Check out the full episode linked below. https://insights.personiv.com/home/cfo-progression

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