Larry Chester served as a corporate CFO for 25 years before starting CFO Simplified in 2007. Having worked in manufacturing and service companies of all sizes, he now leads a team of part time CFOs serving small to mid-sized companies throughout the Midwest. They serve the needs of business owners, providing them with Cash Flow Forecasting, Profitability Improvement and Financial Statement Clarity. Since the company’s inception, they have implemented changes that have improved operations, cash flow and profitability to their many clients.

Two Factors That Determine Your Customers’ Experience

I recently attended a Crain’s Chicago Business Small Business Breakfast. The panel consisted of 4 CEOs of dynamic companies – the Boka Restaurant Group, Athletico, Career Builder and Hickory Farms. There was wide-ranging conversation about their work history, what inspired them, and how their companies have grown. During one part of the panel conversation, there…

Training the Next Generation – Part 2

If you’re an entrepreneur that wants to pass your company down to the next generation, you want to do everything that you can to make sure that your successor does well. Beyond knowledge of the services and products that your company sells, knowing how your company operates, especially in the areas of administration and finance,…