Jun 22, 2022

It pays to be a CFO right now.  From 2020 to 2021, Chief Financial Officer compensation rose 9%. For a company and its owners, CFO hiring has never been more critical. Chief Financial Officers are needed to steer companies through these volatile economic times including continued pandemic uncertainty, a wild stock market, a likely upcoming recession, […]

Mar 3, 2022

What exactly makes someone a great leader in business? If you are ready to move up in your career or aiming for the C-Suite, here are 5 pieces of advice: 

Feb 1, 2022

What can companies do to retain top talent? What are the best moves for firms to avoid the expense and stress of having to repeatedly hire for the same position? Here are 5 ways firms can retain their top employees.

Oct 15, 2021

The corporate raiders of the 1980s and 1990s had a ruthless reputation for acquiring companies and dismantling them. The play was to restructure by selling off parts of the business and abandoning the rest. The quick win mentality resulted in many lost jobs and only one winner. When we take on new clients at Lancor, […]

Jul 13, 2021

A question I get asked often is “How do I stand out in the private equity applicant pool?” My answer is simple, “Prove you think like an owner and come in with a specific angle on a deal.” It isn’t a traditional route for private equity placement, but it works.  As we slowly emerge out […]

Jun 2, 2021

5 Reasons to Join a Private Equity Board At Lancor, we frequently help private equity firms fill Board seats with a diverse and innovative group of executives. With the rise of private equity backed businesses, there are even more opportunities for executives to join Boards and deepen their professional experiences. Surprisingly, many executives aren’t aware […]