Press Coverage

Do CEO Candidates Need to Pass Physicals?
Crain's Chicago Business, January 7, 2016

CFOs-In-Waiting: What Got You Here Won't Get You There, January 7, 2016

At Many Big Companies, New Blood Refreshes Finance Teams
Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2015

Metrics Sell Doughnuts and More
Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2015

Women are Out-Earning Men in Corporate Finance
Chicago Tribune, December 18, 2015

Apple Names a New Chief Operating Officer in Management Shuffle
The Washington Post, December 17, 2015

To Find a CFO, Many Firms Turn to Their Own Board Members
Wall Street Journal, November 16, 2015

More Women Being Named to CFO Role
CGMA Magazine, September 30, 2015

Seeking Leadership Diversity, More Companies Choose Female CFOs
Hunt Scanlon Media, September 15, 2015

Shifting CFO Market Suggests Future Recruiting and Talent Challenges
Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2015

Where Are Chicago Firms Finding C-Suite Hires?
Crain's Chicago Business, September 1, 2015

CFOs Reap Rewards With Know-How Beyond Bean Counting
The Washington Post, August 24, 2015

Finance Chiefs Getting Shot at CEO Role
Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2015

Diebold's New Executive Suite, August 6, 2015

PayPal Gets United CFO John Rainey
Wall Street Journal, August 4, 2015

P&G Names Taylor to CEO Job as Lafley Becomes Executive Chairman, July 29, 2015

Airbnb Close to Hiring Blackstone Group’s Laurence Tosi as CFO
Wall Street Journal, July 23, 2015

Intel President James Steps Down to Seek CEO Role Elsewhere, July 3, 2015

Shifting CFO Market Suggests Future Recruiting and Talent Challenges
Wall Street Journal, June 29, 2015

CFOs Gearing Up for Big Increase In U.S. Hiring Activity
Hunt Scanlon Media, June 24, 2015

The Case of the Disappearing Chief Operating Officer
The Washington Post, June 9, 2015

Tough Job Search Awaits Kraft Employees Fearing Cuts
Crain's Chicago Business, June 4, 2015

The Skills Businesses Want in a CFO
Forbes, May 20, 2015

Investment Banking Background in Vogue for CFO Posts
Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2015

America's Longest Serving CEOs
Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2015

The Decline of the COO
PwC Strategy&, May 4, 2015

SEC Wants Clarity on CEO Pay vs. Company Performance
American Public Media, April 29, 2015

Boards Join in on CFO Picks
Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2015

New Google CFO an Advocate for Women in Finance
Wall Street Journal, March 25, 2015

Google's CFO Hunt Likely to Be Broad, Global, Recruiters Say
Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2015

Interim CFOs Usually Get Bumped for the Long Haul
Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2015

Note to CEOs - Board BFFs Won't Save You
Crain's Chicago Business, February 7, 2015

Some Big Corporate Names Missing in CFO Ranking
Wall Street Journal, December 22, 2014

Counteroffers Make a Comeback
Wall Street Journal, December 10, 2014

Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries to Retire
Wall Street Journal, December 9, 2014

Road from CFO to CEO is Less Traveled, Despite Recent Moves
Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2014

United Technologies CEO Chenevert Abruptly Steps Down
Wall Street Journal, November 24, 2014

Apple’s Gay CEO Fills Role Model Void for LGBT Employees, October 31, 2014

Bosses Show More Flexibility About Relocation
Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2014

Next CFO Waits in the Wings
Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2014

How Did CFOs Become the New Heirs Apparent to CEOs?
Crain's Chicago Business, September 29, 2014

Eric Cantor Gets a New Job... On Wall Street
Marketplace Business, September 2, 2014

CFO Musical Chairs May be Slowing (But Don't Sit Still)
Financial Executives International, August 28, 2014

CFO Turnover Dips, Reversing Three-Year Trend, August 27, 2014

Companies Do Away With Chief Operating Officers
USA Today, August 26, 2014

Both Sides of the Aisle Back Bob Johnson’s ‘Rooney Rule’
The Root, August 7, 2014

When CEOs and CFOs Share an Alma Mater
Wall Street Journal, July 21, 2014

Will Walgreen's Chicago Board Members Vote for a Move?
Crain's Chicago Business, July 7, 2014

More Minority CFOs, but Still a Small Pool
Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2014

Add COOs to the Endangered Species List
Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2014

What is the Point of a COO? A CEO? A CVO? A CKO? (Sound Bite)
Marketplace from APM, June 12, 2014

Double Duty, May 21, 2014

Eight Management Lessons From the Mishandled NYT Firing, May 19, 2014

An Existential Angst Grips Chicago Business
Crain's Chicago Business, May 12, 2014

Why You Should Become Best Friends With Your Company's Chief Financial Officer
Fast Company & Inc., April 30, 2014

Banks Must Develop Talent as Current Leaders Age, Retire
SNL Conference Chatter, April 11, 2014

J.P. Morgan Commodity Chief Blythe Masters Leaving Bank
Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2014

CFOs Filling the COO "Vacuum"
Financial Executives International Daily, March 27, 2014

Crowdsourced Reviews of Your Professional Performance: Are You Ready?, March 20, 2014

Who's to Blame for Microsoft's 'Noisy' CEO Search? (Video), January 29, 2014

Corporate Headhunting Causes Ripples, January 23, 2014

CFO Moves: Express Scripts
Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014

Nissan Remodels the C Suite
Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2013

Big Ten Tops All Conferences in Producing CFOs
Journal of Accountancy, October 7, 2013

Back to Work: A Fall Business Preview
Wall Street Journal, September 2, 2013

For ADM, It's All About Location, Location, Location
Crain's Chicago Business, September 25, 2013

CFO Musical Chairs Are Humming Along, August 20, 2013

Companies Loosen the Handcuffs on Non-Competes
Wall Street Journal, August 12, 2013

War of Attrition at J.C. Penney
Wall Street Journal, August 9, 2013

Talent Evolution: Banks Are Looking Outside the Industry for Diverse Skills, July 22, 2013

Boards Snap Up Female CFOs
Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2013

Career Path Changes as CFO Job Evolves
Wall Street Journal, June 11, 2013

7 Reasons Why Startup CFOs Become CEO Candidates, June 5, 2013

Procter & Gamble’s Former CEO A.G. Lafley Returns to Helm at Bill Ackman’s Urging
Financial Post, May 24, 2013

How to Win the War for Talent
The Build Network, May 17, 2013

Alex Ferguson Exit Creates a Management Dilemma at Manchester United
Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2013

Wal-Mart Said Focused on Internal Candidates for CEO: Retail (2), May 7, 2013

Passed Over for GE CEO, Dave Cote Thrives at Honeywell, May 2, 2013

If You’re Smart, Qualified and Mean to Waiters, You’re Not Getting a Job from Peter Crist
Chicago Grid, April 22, 2013

CFOs Hear Retirement's Call
Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2013

New Job a Mistake? Tips for a Fast Exit
Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2013

Where Finance Stars Are Born
Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2013

Always Second in Command: Why CFOs Rarely Become CEOs
Proformative Press, March 5, 2013

Operations Take Center Stage, February 7, 2013

Women CFOs Reach Record Level in U.S. as Top Job Remains Elusive, February 5, 2013

CEO Hires With Finance Chops Become Rare: Study.
Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2013

Yahoo to Avon Push Outsider-CEO Hiring to 17-Year High, January 11, 2013

See Which Houston CEOs Resigned or Retired in 2012
Houston Business Journal, December 20, 2012

In Trouble and Paying Out
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2012

With New CFO, JPMorgan Turns Page on "London Whale", November 20, 2012

More Bank CFO Turnover May Be Ahead
Wall Street Journal, November 20, 2012

When Your Duties Double: Promotions and Pitfalls
Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2012

Chicago Boardrooms Lag Nation in Diversity
Crain's Chicago Business, November 15, 2012

Business Spells COO a New Way: MIA
Crain's Chicago Business, October 22, 2012

How the Former CEO of GM Became Head of a Coke Company
Crain's Chicago Business, October 15, 2012

The Fluid Role of the Top Boss's Understudy
Financial Times, September 26, 2012

Why Boards Love to Promote COOs and CFOs
LeadingCompany, September 26, 2012

The Big Number
Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2012

Companies Cast Wider Net for CFO Talent
Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2012

Good-bye COO, Hello More Responsibility, September 24, 2012

AOL Fills Out Financial Roster With New CFO, Director
Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2012

Goldman Sachs CFO Departure Rare Among Financial Firms
Wall Street Journal, September 18, 2012

CEOs More Likely to Come from Outside the Company, Study Finds
Network of Executive Women, September 13, 2012

More Companies Recruit Outside CEOs in 2012
Forbes, September 10, 2012

M.B.A. Not Required
Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2012

Are Firms Neglecting Succession Plans?
Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2012

Wanted: Leaders Like We Used to Have
Forbes, August 28, 2012

J.P. Morgan Hits Executive Reset Button
Wall Street Journal, July 27, 2012

Rebuilding the Board
Bank, July 20, 2012

Should You Be on a Board?, June 27, 2012

More Firms Recruit Sitting CFOs
Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2012

One Foreign Posting Isn't Enough for Managers Seeking Top Jobs
Wall Street Journal, May 8, 2012

More Companies Go Without COOs
Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2012

The Flattened Firm - Not as Advertised
Harvard Business School, April 9, 2012

Chelsea Turkey Shoot Points To Shortening Fail-tolerance for All CEOs, March 8, 2012

CEO Turnover Holds, But It's Not Likely to Stay That Way, March 3, 2012

What CEO Musical Chairs Means to the Job Market
The Fiscal Times, February 23, 2012

How to Navigate the Office Party
Wall Street Journal, December 11, 2011

Management POV: Communications and the Revolving Executive Door
PR News, November 21, 2011

CEO Turnover Rate Highest in Six Years
NACD Directorship Magazine, October & November 2011

CFO Journal: Boards Aren't Fertile for CFOs
Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2011

CFO Journal: The Big Number
Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2011

Interim CEO Posts: Intense, and Eye-Opening
CFO Magazine, October 1, 2011

Fair-Weather Farewells
Time Magazine, September 26, 2011

Meg Whitman New HP CEO. What Firm Has More CEO Change?
Christian Science Monitor, September 23, 2011

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?
Harvard Business Review, September 21, 2011

Do CFOs Make Sense as Temp CEOs?, September 14, 2011

CFOs by the Numbers, September 13, 2011

Number of COOs to Reach ‘Historic Low’
Agenda Week, September 6, 2011

Wendy's CEO Says He's Had His Fill of Relocations
Wall Street Journal, September 1, 2011

CEO Turnover at Six-Year High as Apple Joins PG&E in Transition, August 31, 2011

Change... Or Be Changed, July & August 2011

What I Was Thinking, August, 2011

CEO Turnover Boosts Top Job Opportunities
Dow Jones MarketWatch, July 6, 2011

Movin' On Up
CFO Magazine, June 1, 2011

Boards Try to Lure More International Directors
Agenda Week, May 23, 2011

Stan L. Hasselbusch to Retire as CEO of L.B. Foster Co.
Company Press Release, May 23, 2011

3M Names Operations Chief Said to Be in Line for CEO’s Job, May 16, 2011

Steve Wolf to Retire as the CFO of the Toro Company, March 30, 2011

The Recession is Gone, and the CEO Could Be Next, February 3, 2011

Sharpest Skill Sets
Crain's Chicago Business, January 31, 2011

Fewer CFOs in Board Seats, but Demand Is High
Agenda Week, January 18, 2011

Apple's Overture to Blackstone CFO May Presage More Dealmaking, January 7, 2011

The Year That Was
CFO Magazine, December 1, 2010

Wanted: CEOs With CFO Experience
Agenda Week, November 29, 2010

United Stationers Announces CFO Transition in 2011
Business Wire, November 12, 2010

Spot Trading Names Stephen Brodsky Chief Financial Officer
Company Press Release, November 10, 2010

Cold, Cruel World
CFO Magazine, November 1, 2010

Number Crunchers' Tough Equation
Crain's Chicago Business, October 18, 2010

CFO Hiring Slow, but Hope Glimmers
CFO Magazine, September 14, 2010

Rod Blagojevich Will Still Have to Make a Living - But How?
Crain's Chicago Business, August 23, 2010

Should You Resign to Job Hunt?
Wall Street Journal, August 18, 2010

COO's: A Vanishing Breed?
Agenda Week, August 9, 2010

Omnicare Profit Falls 60%
Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2010

Pulte Won't Replace Petruska as COO
The Detroit News, July 19, 2010

The Perils of Flex Time
CFO Magazine, July 15, 2010

Boards: What's Your Max?
CFO Magazine, July 1, 2010

Mikells and Tague Made United Fit for Merger with Continental
Crain's Chicago Business, May 10, 2010

Can GE Still Manage?
Business Week, April 15, 2010

H&R Block Initiating Search for New CFO
Company Press Release, April 12, 2010

How to Get on a Board
CFO Magazine, March 19, 2010

Lords of the Brass Ring: The Time May Be Right for Financial Chiefs to Ascend to the CEO Post
CFO Magazine, March 1, 2010

Recruiting not for Faint of Heart
Chicago Tribune, February 1, 2010