Author Archives: vcfo

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 …

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 …

How Can Workplan Analysis Strengthen Your Business?

Running a business requires a focus on many external forces, such as market and consumer behavior changes, labor markets, cost and pricing adjustments, capital needs, and more. Internal resources are best utilized by making sure the right people are in the right roles, systems are being properly utilized, and processes are as efficient as possible. …

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 …

vcfo Houston Team Grows with Addition of Jose Perez-Bello, Consulting CFO

Joining vcfo’s Houston market as a Consulting CFO is Jose Perez-Bello. Jose is a senior finance professional with more than 30 years of experience in financial management roles in manufacturing and international energy ventures.  He is particularly skilled in oil and gas accounting, financial reporting, structuring finance and accounting functions and processes, financial modeling of capital …

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 …

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 …

Paul Hagerty joins vcfo Dallas HR Team

The vcfo Dallas team has expanded to include Paul Hagerty, PHR, SHRM-SCP. An HR professional with more than twenty years of experience, Paul will serve vcfo clients as a strategic HR advisor. He specializes in developing and executing effective strategies that drive retention, quality talent acquisition, and improve the overall employee experience. His professional experience …