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 …

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 …

Engaging an Outsourced CFO – Ten Things to Consider

10 Tips to Outsource a CFO | vcfo

Engaging a virtual or fractional CFO as an outsourced resource is an excellent step for companies that need senior-level finance expertise but cannot afford to recruit or engage a full-time CFO. It’s important to ask the right questions to set the relationship up for success. Through our work providing teams of CFOs, controllers, and HR …