Hardesty, LLC Hires Kimberly Kovacs to Lead New Emerging Growth Division

We are pleased to announce the addition of Kimberly Kovacs, former managing director of Arroyo Ventures of Laguna Niguel, California, as Practice Leader in our newly formed Emerging Growth Practice division. The practice will provide strategic financial executive, advisory support, and accounting services to start-ups, VC-backed and high growth companies.  Kovacs will be based in Hardesty’s… Continue reading

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The Changing Role of the CFO

Q&A With Alex Hansen, Hardesty’s Executive Partner, CFO Services   1. How is the role of the CFO changing into being more of global business advisor? The global marketplace is increasingly complex.  Many companies are finding they need to be global to be competitive and open up new opportunities.  However, there are serious risks, and regulation and… Continue reading

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5 Major Concerns CFOs Have About Healthcare Reform

According to a recent survey by Bank of America, CFOs are increasingly optimistic in almost every area except one: healthcare costs. Most CFOs are ready to comply with the Affordable Care Act, but the residual effects of healthcare reform heavily affect day-to-day business management. The Hardesty Healthcare Practice has identified five major concerns that CFOs… Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Budgeting

Budgeting is easy. It’s everything else that makes it difficult! Four Critical Elements of Budgeting: The System: Your process of budgeting is called a system. Does your system produce cooperation, sharing, communication and an honest, realistic budget that people use to make decisions?  Who are the participants involved in the process and who is accountable… Continue reading

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Top 10 Actions CFOs Must Take Now to Prepare for Year End

The dog days of summer are over, and vacation season is just a memory. It’s time for CFOs and other business leaders to prepare for a strong finish to the year. Hardesty partners offer some options to help your business finish the year strong. 1. Plan, plan, plan! Now is the time to assess this year’s… Continue reading

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