The Business of Feeding Texas

The Business of Feeding Texas | vcfo

Feeding Texas oversees food banks in 251 counties grouped across 21 districts, each with a central food bank responsible for managing regional food acquisition and distribution. A far-too-familiar rash of recent disruptions (COVID, inflation, etc.) has made it increasingly tough for them and other organizations like them to meet the needs of food-insecure citizens. To …

A Simple Test for Businesses

Simple Business Test | vcfo

A Single Simple Test that Could Save Your Business Medical professionals often first rely on simple and inexpensive tests to determine whether more expensive, intrusive, or uncomfortable tests are necessary to gain deeper insights or more conclusive evidence to inform medical decisions they and patients face. In many cases, one simple, initial test tells them …

Sink, Survive, or Succeed – Adapting Your Business in a Turbulent Time

Sink, Survive, or Succeed – Adapting Your Business in a Turbulent Time | vcfo

This article was co-authored by Ashford Chancelor, Dallas Practice Manager & Consulting CFO with vcfo, and Paul Hagerty, Sr. People Operations/HR Consultant in vcfo’s Dallas market. What a time to be alive and in business. Depending on one’s perspective, that phrase either evokes genuine excitement, deep concern, or both sentiments at once. The reason for that …

Clint Rogers Joins vcfo Austin as Senior Consultant

Clint Rogers - Senior Consultant | vcfo Austin

vcfo Austin team expands to include Clint Rogers, Senior Consultant. Clint Rogers is a senior finance professional with more than 20 years of experience overseeing financial teams and guiding them through strategic planning, analysis, and forecasting in order to increase revenue and profitability. He takes a proactive role in monitoring organizations and identifying areas of …

IT Security in SMBs

Ensuring IT Security in Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses | vcfo

This article was co-authored by Mike Wilfley, vcfo Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, and Shane Gronniger, CEO for GCS Technologies. Ensuring IT Security in Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses A decade ago, dealing with spam, avoiding worms and viruses, and keeping inappropriate images and websites out of the office environment are what held the …

The Increasing Importance of the Chief People Officer

The role and impact of the Chief People Officer (CPO) or Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has continued to evolve since its emergence some two decades ago. Its origins marked a break from the traditional view of HR as primarily a tactical and administrative function to instead recognizing it as an indispensable part of the …

Webinar: The Business Case for Rehabilitated Retention Strategies

The Business Case for Rehabilitated Retention Strategies | vcfo Webinar

Recruiting, retention, and rewards programs… it’s all many executive leadership teams can think during this period now dubbed ‘The Great Resignation’. But what can you actually do about it to set your business up for success? While employee retention is very much people-focused, the right strategy for your business must be a combination of both …

Oil & Gas Labor Shortages

Oil & Gas Labor Shortages | vcfo

Overcoming Labor Shortages in the Oil and Gas Industry The U.S. oil and gas industry has remained resilient through continued market volatility and tough-to-predict booms and busts – even through the compounding wake of COVID and other recent market disruptions. From 2014-2019, swings in oil prices negatively impacted more than 3,000 exploration, production, and oilfield …

Lease Accounting Updates that May Impact Your Business

ASC 842 is a new accounting standard set forth by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). It includes significant departures from its predecessor (ASC 840), applies to both lessees and lessors, and will have far-reaching impacts on many businesses. These impacts will include major changes to accounting practices and financial reporting, as well as increased …