June 13, 2024

Game-Winning Fractional CFO Moves

On this episode of the Gross Profit Podcast, James Kennedy sits down with Eric Neumann.
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Game-Winning Fractional CFO Moves

Show Notes

This week James Kennedy is joined by Adam Guess, CFO at the American Football Coaches Association and Fractional CFO at Brazos Innovation Partners. They discuss the intricacies of finance within the football industry, the crucial role of communication in financial management, and the unique challenges Adam faced while pursuing his MBA online.

About Adam Guess: Adam Guess brings a rich blend of experience in both sports and business finance. As CFO of the American Football Coaches Association and a Fractional CFO at Brazos Innovation Partners, Adam has a deep understanding of venture capital, operational challenges in launching new companies, and strategic cash flow management. His insights are informed by a career that spans significant financial roles in sports and innovative startups.

What You’ll Learn:

  1. Football Finance: An exploration of the financial strategies that drive one of America’s most beloved sports.
  2. Communication as a Financial Tool: How effective communication can enhance financial management and business operations.
  3. Online MBA Experience: Insights into the challenges and advantages of obtaining an MBA online, especially in the early days of such programs.

Episode Highlights:

  • “Adam, can you explain the financial complexities unique to the football industry?”
  • “What have been some of your most effective strategies for managing venture capital and cash flow in new companies?”
  • “How has your experience with online education shaped your professional approach in finance?”
  • “Can you share a story where clear communication significantly impacted a financial decision or outcome in your career?”

Beyond his role at the AFCA and Brazos Innovation Partners, Adam’s career is marked by a commitment to strategic growth and innovation in finance. His expertise not only spans the financial demands of sports organizations but also extends to guiding startups through critical growth phases.

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