October 26, 2023

Beyond Numbers: Rise of the Fractional CFO

On this episode of the Gross Profit Podcast, James Kennedy sits down with Dan Hackett
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Beyond Numbers: Rise of the Fractional CFO

Show Notes

James Kennedy of the Gross Profit Podcast welcomes Dan Hackett, a dynamic fractional CFO from Executive Pro Tem, whose expertise lies in working hand-in-hand with business owners to not only grow their revenues, but also to create a solid foundation for their future ventures.

Dan Hackett stands out as a beacon of financial leadership, offering unparalleled fractional CFO services tailored for businesses aiming to soar. With a distinct focus on leveraging innovative strategies and solutions, Dan has carved a niche in driving multi-million-dollar revenue growth, seamlessly balancing between strategy execution and financial management. His approach prioritizes forging robust relationships with business owners, ensuring they have a trusted advisor to rely on throughout their financial journey.

With hands-on experience across diverse sectors, from marketing to manufacturing, Dan’s insights have proven valuable to a broad range of industries. He’s held key roles at Frank Miller Lumber, Inc. and Aileron, and has a solid educational background in finance. Based in Cincinnati, Dan offers his fractional CFO services to businesses nationwide, emphasizing collaboration and pragmatic financial guidance.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The Fractional CFO Model: Gain insights into the evolving landscape of the fractional CFO model. Discover the trends and demands that shape its current and future trajectory.
  • Qualities of a Fractional CFO: Delve deep into the attributes and skills, both technical and soft, that define a successful fractional CFO.
  • Challenges & Solutions: Understand the prevalent issues faced by small and mid-sized companies and how a fractional CFO can be the game-changer in such scenarios.
  • Ideal Beneficiaries: Identify the types of businesses that stand to benefit the most from fractional CFO services, and learn about the success stories that validate this model.
  • Road to Becoming a Fractional CFO: If you’re contemplating this career path, Dan sheds light on the journey, the highs and lows, and the advice for aspiring fractional CFOs.

Episode Highlights:

  • “Dan, how have you witnessed the transformation of the fractional CFO model over the years?”
  • “Beyond crunching numbers, what personal attributes have played a pivotal role in your success as a fractional CFO?”
  • “Can you share a moment or a project where you truly felt the impact of your expertise on a client’s business?”
  • “For those eyeing a future as a fractional CFO, what words of wisdom would you like to impart?”

Join James and Dan as they dive deep into the world of fractional CFOs, unraveling the complexities, challenges, and the immense value they bring to the table. Whether you’re a business owner, an aspiring CFO, or just someone keen on understanding the nuances of modern-day finance roles, this episode promises a wealth of knowledge.

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