The CFO Strategist

The CFO should be thought of as a strategist, not a number-cruncher.  Having a seasoned Controller in place to manage the day-to-day financials will allow the CFO to be a partner to the CEO, helping to mastermind expansion, oversee the implementation of new processes, and analyzing why practice areas may NOT be performing. Here’s why… and how to make that happen. Click here for more…   

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Preparing Your Company for Sale

Preparing for an M&A event, whether an acquisition, sale, recap or spin-off can be a road filled with costly hazards. In many instances, the preparation and culmination of this process can span two to three years, sapping your valuable management resources. The potential buyers on the other side of the table have completed dozens of transactions, and this is your first deal. How can you properly prepare and avoid costly mistakes? Are You Ready? Here are a few of the major tasks companies face they prepare for a transaction: Preparation of audited financial statements from a reputable accounting firm for at least two years Identification and monitoring of your key performance indicators (‘KPIs”) – a key focus of potential buyers Development of economic models of your business to f ...

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Three Things CFOs Can Learn From le Tour de France

Didn’t think a CFO has much in common with a competitive distance bicyclist? You might be right, but Hardesty Partner Greg Eyink thinks the CFO can still learn something from this elite athletic competition. Click here for more information… 

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Executive Services Firm Hardesty, LLC Adds Southern California Partners

 The Sacramento Bee http://hardestyllc.com/index.php/news/116-executive-services-firm-hardesty-llc-adds-southern-california-partners.html?ml=1 By Hardesty, LLC Published: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 – 8:08 am IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — National executive services firm Hardesty, LLCtoday announced the addition of three new partners to the company’s growing talent base of CFOs. All three partners served as CFOs of privately owned and publicly traded middle market companies and will focus on providing flexible financial management solutions for Hardesty’s clients, whether to fill an interim or permanent employee role, lead a special project or help other partners fill C-level executive positions. “We continue to attract, recruit and deploy ...

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Hardesty, LLC Expands Presence Into Pacific Northwest Via Strategic Affiliation With Gottschalk Hardesty

Los Angeles Business Journal http://hardestyllc.com/index.php/news/105-hardesty-llc-expands-presence-into-pacific-northwest-via-strategic-affiliation-with-gottschalk-hardesty.html?ml=1   New Pacific Northwest Practice Leverages Combined Capabilities to Better Serve Clients IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — National executive services firm Hardesty, LLC today announced a strategic affiliation with a new regional executive and board services firm led by former Tatum executive and professional services veteran Chuck Gottschalk, jointly establishing a regional practice headquartered in Seattle under the Gottschalk Hardesty banner. The new office, located at 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2200, Seattle, WA, 98101, expands Hardesty, LLC’s presence into the Pacific Northwest ...

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