How To Optimize Operations In Times Of Uncertainty

Using Competitive Insights to Optimize Operations in Times of Uncertainty The country is experiencing economic uncertainty. Whether you believe a recession is imminent or overblown media hype, the potential only makes the importance of tightening up operations more important. It’s never a bad time to reassess and implement improvements. Optimizing operations now will put you …

DE&I Implementation & Strategy

DE&I Implementation – Good Intentions vs. Strategies that Drive Results The vcfo team regularly meets with leaders to understand their business challenges and opportunities and how we can help to navigate them successfully. Our conversations are usually broad and focus on the why and how of their businesses. These interactions often lead to discussions about …

Benefits of Fractional HR Leadership

This article was co-authored by Teresa Foltz, vcfo Houston Senior People Operations/ HR Consultant, and Paul Hagerty, vcfo Dallas Senior People Operations/ HR Consultant. Outsourcing HR – 8 Benefits of Virtual or Fractional HR Leadership Employees have always been a company’s most important asset, but the events of recent years have driven that point home …

Compensation Strategy

Compensation Strategy | vcfo

The Role of Compensation Strategy in Attracting and Retaining Employees The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that job openings in the United States reached an all-time high of 11.5 million in March. This translates to roughly two job openings for every unemployed citizen and an environment where employees are leaving their employers more than …

Rethinking Employee Benefits

Rethinking Employee Benefits to Attract and Keep Top Talent Employers continue to struggle with finding and retaining employees as unemployment is still near all-time lows and the Great Resignation rolls on. To address these challenges, one area that employers need to closely examine is benefits, specifically their total benefits package. One’s total benefits package spans …

vcfo Austin Team Adds Elbert Johnson, Consulting CFO

The vcfo team continues to expand with the recent addition of Consulting CFO Elbert Johnson. Elbert is a senior finance professional with nearly three decades of experience in financial reporting and analysis, banking and credit relationships, treasury-cash management, profit improvement, budgeting and forecasting, and e-commerce across multiple industries. He is particularly skilled in implementing effective …

Components of a Successful Sale Transaction

This article is in collaboration with panelists from the May 2022 Houston TEI Presidents’ Forum Focused Breakfast. Below is a summary of the discussion points from all professionals on the ‘M&A: Preparing for Sale‘ panel. Feel free to reach out to us at vcfo or the other panelists in an effort to get ready for …

Eleven Factors for Improving Employee Retention

Improving Retention and Reducing Turnover | vcfo

This article was co-authored by Ellen Wood, President & CEO of vcfo, and Paul Hagerty, Senior HR Consultant in vcfo’s Dallas market. Eleven Factors Supporting Employee Retention Through Reduced Turnover Finding and retaining new talent has become incredibly difficult, time intensive, and costly for businesses. This is especially the case given that the unemployment rate …

Gary Golden Joins vcfo Dallas as Consulting CFO

vcfo is delighted to announce that Gary Golden has joined the vcfo Dallas team as a Consulting CFO. Gary is a finance professional with more than 45 years of expertise in business development, global accounting, and process improvement across multiple industries. With a detail-oriented and results-driven work style, his forte lies in implementing effective cost …

How Company Culture Supports (or Sinks) Strategy

How Company Culture Impacts Strategy | vcfo

Business author and icon Peter Drucker is famously quoted for saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Still, in some organizations, strategy nonetheless garners a great deal more attention and energy than company culture does. To be sure, even the most sound and well-articulated strategies will fail or never live up to their full potential …