Navigating the CFO-CEO-Board Relationship

In today’s business landscape, the relationship between the CFO, CEO, and Board of Directors is a pivotal axis that can either drive an organization to new heights or lead it astray. To better understand the intricacies of this relationship, Melissa Howatson and Tom Seegmiller enlist the help of someone with a unique point of view: Kim Eaton, Operating Managing Director at Vista Equity Partners. Kim has served as both a CEO and a board member, giving her unique insights into what causes this relationship to flourish (and what makes it fall apart).Join us as we discuss:How CFOs can help build a shared trust with their CEO and boardTips for managing a productive board meetingHandling disagreements in a way that preserves relationshipsThe importance of pre-meeting touch points (e.g. the board dinner)Traits of the most effective CFOs from the board’s perspectiveAdditional resources:Managing Your Relationship as the CFO With the CEO and Board of Directors: https://bit.ly/451EpM1

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Finance leaders are taking on more than ever in this time of rapid change, from driving strategic innovation to business transformation. But how can you do all that while protecting the financial health of your business?The CFO Show, hosted by CFO Melissa Howatson, offers sharp, timely commentary on today’s biggest finance and business issues from her unique point of view. Join us for conversations with finance visionaries and business leaders as they navigate risks, address messy organizational challenges, and share hard-learned expert advice. The CFO Show isn't just another finance podcast; it's your catalyst for finance transformation.This series is brought to you by Vena.