The Executive Luncheon Series is put on by the W. P. Carey school of Business in conjunction with the Business School Council. This series brings in a variety of business professionals to speak with students in a casual atmosphere. This setting allows students to discuss current business topics and ask questions of the experienced guest.
Past speakers have included Doug Parker, CEO, US Airways, Jim Armstrong, President, JDA Software, Michael Levin, Kauffman Foundation, Dan Cathy, President, Chick-Fil-A, and Brad Casper, President & CEO, The Dial Corporation.
“I’m delighted to return to my Alma Mater in this capacity, and share my business experience with the students,” said Mills. Mills graduated with an accounting degree from Arizona State University in 1978. After a successful career with Arthur Anderson & Co. Mills founded B2B CFO in Phoenix, Ariz. in 1987.
B2B CFO will celebrate its 25 year anniversary in 2012 and Mills brings a unique perspective of pioneering a new business model, leveraging technology to grow the business and growing it at record pace during a slow economy.
What was a concept in 1987 is today the largest CFO services firm in the nation with 208 partners in 39 states with nearly 6000 years of cumulative experience. Each Partner is a seasoned financial executive who serves as a part time CFO to growing businesses on as-needed basis. Majority of the Partners have a background that includes senior executive positions at the Big Four, and all of the Partners have held high level executive finance positions in various industries in corporate America. Together, B2B CFO Partners work with more than 800 businesses in the nation with combined annual sales of more than $4 Billion.
B2B CFO’s success echo loudly in the national accolades received this year. The company made the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for two consecutive years as well as the ACE Corporate Growth Awards, which recognizes top 25 most successful and fastest growing private companies in Arizona. B2B CFO was also named as the Free Enterprise Honoree by the US Chamber of Commerce and Jerry L. Mills was recognized as one of the top 100 Small Business Influencers in North America.
Mills is committed to educating current and future entrepreneurs about the importance of cash flow and cash management. He is a frequent speaker and is the author of two non-fiction business books: The Danger Zone, Lost in the Growth Transition and Avoiding The Danger Zone, Business Illusions.
ABOUT B2B CFO®
Established in 1987, B2B CFO® is the nation’s largest CFO firm. Each B2B CFO® partner has 20+ years of experience and works as a Chief Financial Officer on as-needed-basis. The company is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and has presence in all major markets in the United States. The trademarked slogan “Cash. We Help You Get It® reflects the firm’s specialty in improving financials through banking relationships, assistance with loans, profit improvement, operational strategies, exit strategy planning, and other ways. By working to improve cash flow of a business, B2B CFO Partners help their clients experience not just increased business success but also less stress, more free time, increased personal wealth, increased security for loved ones and improved peace of mind. The partners work on handshake basis and offer more experience at a lower cost than a full-time or interim CFO.
For more information please visit: http://www.b2bcfo.com