Do You Have the Right Chief Financial Officer?

The abrupt change in business conditions this Spring has accelerated many pressing issues facing those in the private equity community.  Spectrum has had numerous discussions with private equity sponsors and other senior executives regarding current trends and important issues within their portfolios.  One of the most pressing topics to emerge from our conversations with more than 100 PE investors and …

Daily Guide for Leaders During a Crisis

Daily Guide for Leaders During a Crisis By Vistage CEO Sam Reese For many leaders, the COVID-19 outbreak is their first crisis. Yet even the most grizzled veterans of corporate America have not managed through a global crisis quite like this one. There is no playbook. This crisis will last for months with many highs and lows along the way. …

HIRING CRITICAL EXECUTIVES DURING COVID-19

What a difference two months makes.  We’ve seen the hottest job market (and economy) in recent memory radically altered due a pandemic event far beyond all of our controls.  With so much uncertainty in the air, circumstances with high performing talent has also changed.  We’ve spent a great deal of time lately talking with private equity investors, their portfolio company …