The Croixstone team looks forward to celebrating with 2018’s “CFO of the Year Finalists” at the Charlotte Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards this evening. Congrats to Ryland Beard of Clean Juice, Tod Creech of Edifice Inc, Jessica Dorsett of Siemens, Dan Gotte of ImagineSoftware, Steve Hennen (formerly of DyStar), Steve Klueg of Wastequip, Richard Linneman of Carolina Water Service Inc. of North Carolina, Alex Pease of CommScope, Richard Russell of #FuelSportsManagementGroup, Cass Ward of Spiracle Media, Joel Wilhite of AvidXchange, Inc., Mark Zeidman of Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing, and Jean Zoutewelle of WFAE – University Radio Foundation, Inc.
So what is keeping CFOs awake at night in 2017?
North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management and Protiviti recently surveyed 735 board members and executives worldwide about risk issues that will likely have an impact on their companies this year. The top 10 risk issues cited by the respondents included:
- Economic conditions
- Regulatory changes
- Rapid speed of disruptive innovations
- Privacy/identity management
- Succession challenges/attracting top talent
- Volatility in global financial markets
- Organization’s culture doesn’t identify risk
- Resistance to change
- Sustaining customer loyalty