About the Webinar
Finance leaders are under more pressure than ever to act as strategic partners for their businesses—to elevate their teams from backward-looking scorekeepers to drivers of business growth. But traditional processes and technologies limit your ability to break away from the constant grind of monthly and quarterly reporting.
Join Peter Nesbitt, VP of Finance at Teampay, and Joe Garafalo, Mosaic COO and Co-Founder, as they discuss strategies for setting up people, processes, and technology for future-proof finance operations. Also, hear firsthand from Temi Vasco, Controller at Gem as she shares what she has done to maximize the efficiency of her company’s financial operations.
What You’ll Learn
- The roadblocks that keep finance from maximizing strategic value
- How to hire and upskill talent for modern finance
- How to build processes and workflows for agility and scalability
- How to take advantage of tech to future-proof financial operations
Temi is the controller at Gem and started out eons ago as an associate auditor with KPMG. Since then, she has acquired varied experience in consulting, Energy, Real Estate & Tech. At work, Temi likes to be involved in financial planning & analysis, technical accounting research, audit coordination, and business management. She has a bachelor's degree in both Accounting and Finance, and an MBA in entrepreneurship. Temi has a passion for efficiency and her goal every day is to leave her world better than she found it. When not working, she spends time with her family, pretends to be a chemist making lotions and creams, designing interiors in her head or paper, reading predictable stories voraciously and loves to jump rope for exercise.
Peter Nesbitt is Vice President of Finance at Teampay, where he leads all finance and accounting. Prior, he held finance leadership positions at Unified and at Bitly, where he managed all finance strategy and execution. Additionally he has co-founded 2 finance and accounting communities over the last few years (for senior accounting professionals and FinOps Slack for finance and operations professionals), as well has held senior volunteer positions within other CFO professional communities, such as CFO Alliance and the CFO Leadership Council. He also regularly writes on finance topics for Forbes.
Joe is Co-Founder and COO of Mosaic, a software startup building the first Strategic Finance Platform. Joe began his career in the Big 4 with KPMG. After completing his master’s degree at St. John’s University, he went on to hold multiple leadership positions in finance at Palantir, Axoni, and Barkbox. Outside of work, Joe enjoys traveling, learning about capital markets and cryptocurrency, playing poker, and spending time with family.