CFO Awards (Pre-Event)

September 23, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Free Virtual Event

Please join us for our 14th annual CFO event where we will recognize all nominees and honor L.A. County’s top financial professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations and the Los Angeles economy at large.

This year, we will also feature an elite panel of industry experts who will discuss the ever-changing economic climate, the evolving role of the CFO, the current state of financial affairs, and the overall impact to businesses in Southern California. Don’t miss it!


Ever-changing economic climate
The evolving role of the CFO
The current state of financial affairs
Overall Covid-19 impact to businesses in Southern California

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Inside This Supplement:

Small and Medium-Sized Firms in Crisis: A Message from the Real Economy
The condition of small and medium-size firms implies a potential inflection point in the nascent economic rebound following the near shutdown of the economy last spring… Read More

Leadership Lessons to Learn from a Crisis
As companies and their leaders battle their way through these uncertain times, there are valuable lessons that can strengthen management teams going forward… Read More

Now Is the Time to Review Your Long-Term Plans
Since the start of the pandemic, many organizations have understandably been focused on their day-to-day survival. Some longterm plans and even short-term initiatives were suddenly put on hold…. Read More

Enhancing Liquidity Management: 4 Benefits of Visibility
The future of liquidity management looks dramatically different, and that presents new challenges for financial leadership. The role of financial leaders will evolve over the next several years, with leaders looking to bridge the gap between legacy systems and modern processes… Read More

Coronavirus and the Acceleration of Digital Disruption in the Workplace
The Coronavirus pandemic has brought astonishing change, very quickly, regarding just about everything. In many cases, these changes portend almost inevitable permanence, promising broad… Read More

Strategic CFOs: The Gatekeepers of Security
Technology has been transforming business for decades and in recent years CFOs have become increasingly affected by these transformations… Read More

Steve Binder: Guiding MannKind to a Solid Financial Position
In July of 2017, when Steve Binder joined MannKind as Chief Financial Officer, he knew he had his work cut out for him to get the company into a solid financial position… Read More

Sound Decisions: How to Drive Value and Prepare for the Future
How prepared is your portfolio company for the next big disruption? It may depend on how far along you are on your digital transformation journey… Read More

Chief ‘Flexibility’ Officers: COVID-19 Pushes CFOs to Become Change Agents and Strategists
According to a recent survey by Grant Thornton LLP, COVID-19 has forced chief financial officers (CFOs) to become “change agents” and “strategists” — while still overseeing their day-to-day finance responsibilities… Read More

Business Confidence Begins to Rebound as Firms Grapple with Effects of COVID-19
CFOs and other financial decision-makers said they were more optimistic about the financial prospects of their firms and the direction of the U.S. economy in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the first quarter, according to the results of The CFO Survey… Read More

CFOs Should Avoid Peer Pressure and Build Cost Strategy Around Differentiating Factors
Only a third of firms drive returns greater than the cost of capital, according to a Gartner, Inc. analysis of cost structure models… Read More

Understanding the Role of a Financial Advisor
In a society that grows more complex everyday, consumers are presented with the constant pressures of family, career, and community responsibilities and personal enrichment… Read More

Seven Trends CFOs Must Understand to Prepare for the Future of Finance
Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 trends that will be critical to the success of CFOs. CFOs and Finance leaders can sometimes struggle to make sense of the many trends that impact their finance… Read More





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