Build Your Priorities Playbook: A Guide for Small and Midsize Businesses in the Pandemic

Sam Reese byline for SmallBizDaily Build Your Priorities Playbook: A Guide for Small and Midsize Businesses in the Pandemic The unpredictable nature of the pandemic has sidelined most companies’ long-term business plans. And while companies will always need to remain true to their mission, vision and purpose as their North Star, I firmly believe that leaders who focus on short-term …

How Business Leaders Are Safely Leading the Recovery

How Business Leaders Are Safely Leading the Recovery By Vistage CEO Sam Reese With reopening efforts underway in most states, the American economy now needs a rebound in consumer demand, and small and midsize business (SMB) leaders must show consumers they’re prepared to safely lead the recovery for employees and customers alike. Throughout the pandemic, I’ve heard from hundreds of …

A-LIGN Appoints Michael Branca as CFO

A-LIGN Appoints Michael Branca as Chief Financial Officer Experienced finance executive joins A-LIGN to accelerate next stage of company growth TAMPA, Fla. – Jun. 11, 2020 – A-LIGN, a technology-enabled security and compliance partner trusted by more than 2,400 organizations, announced today it has appointed Michael Branca as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Branca joins with more than 20 years of …

Landers, Brockman Join Concord Technologies as Company Expands in Healthcare

Marketing leader and product strategist bring vast healthcare expertise to growing document process automation company Seattle, Washington, June 9, 2020 – Concord Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based fax and intelligent document automation software for healthcare providers and enterprises in other regulated industries, announced today that Allegra Landers has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In her new role, Landers will lead …

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 …