The Changing Role of the Chief Financial Officer

The Changing Role of the Chief Financial Officer

By Stephen P. Konstans Senior Vice President & Financial Officers Practice Leader Today’s chief financial officer manages far more complex and wide-ranging responsibilities than in decades past. In addition to the traditional numbers side of the job, finance leaders are now organizational strategists with expertise in technology, risk management, human resources, analytics and geopolitical trends. To explore the changing role of the chief financial officer, we invited a panel of […]

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2017

Searchlight Newsletter – Q4 2017

                          Q4 2017 A Message from Keith Pearson, President & CEO As 2017 draws to a close and I look back on all that has happened this year, it’s treasured professional relationships that often bring up my fondest memories. Our team at Pearson Partners is honored to have served many longstanding clients this year, and we’ve been delighted […]

Future Focus: Macro Trends and Their Global Impact

Future Focus: Macro Trends and Their Global Impact

Macro trends, largely driven by innovation in technology, are rapidly changing the landscape of our professional and personal lives. The way people interact with each other and the world is vastly different today than it was 10 years ago, and will likely be completely different a decade from now. Understanding technology and trends that are now in the pipeline equips businesses to ride the waves of change that will benefit […]

Taking Flight: The Economic Impact of DFW International Airport in the Global City System

Taking Flight: The Economic Impact of DFW International Airport in the Global City System

  Sean Donohue, Chief Executive Officer, DFW International Airport Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is a $31 billion annual economic engine for the DFW region, accounting for nearly 10 percent of the North Texas GDP while employing 150,000 people on a $9 billion payroll. The third-busiest and highest-capacity airport in the world, DFW International Airport hosted 63 million travelers last year. For our Q3 2014 Spotlight SeriesSM breakfast, we invited Sean Donohue, […]

Women Leading Companies: Creating Access To Capital, Opportunity, Talent and Teamwork

  For companies seeking confident, skilled leaders, women can have a tremendous impact on the bottom line. Although almost half of the workforce is composed of women, comparatively few occupy the elite jobs at the top of the corporate hierarchy. However, the percentage of women leaders in the workforce is growing, thanks in part to companies that have learned the value of women’s influence, knowledge and contributions. Pearson Partners’ Q2 […]