Practice Group: International


The International Practice Group is focused on global businesses, even nascent global businesses, that need a skilled trusted adviser who can anticipate and avoid the problems in adapting to local needs.  Check out the practice page to learn more about the people who serve this area, the services that CFOs2GO provides to global companies and client success stories. 


International Practice Group

Assist foreign companies entering the US to plan, assess, execute and grow their business locally. Read More

The Issue – March 2017

In this issue, Bob Weis discusses the importance of skill-sets traditionally associated with sales that should be present in a CFO if s/he is to be an effective communicator of a company’s financial information. This is particularly true in times of change such as growth or contraction. He cites a number of case studies from his experience and other respected sources (including the Harvard Business Review) and offers some insightful quotes from business leaders to build the case for looking beyond the numbers. He builds the case for seeking outside expertise on a part-time basis to assist the current CFO when unique or temporary circumstances are encountered such as mergers, acquisitions, foreign expansion, turnarounds, and rapid growth that strain capabilities. Read More

Is the Deck Stacked Against Foreign Firms Entering the U.S.?

In this blog, founding Partner, Bob Weis cites a blog in The Economist that discusses the challenges foreign firms face when entering the US Market. He then explains how local expertise will likely turn the negative numbers described by The Economist in your favor. Read More

The Life Science Blog Series No. 1: Using Venture Debt Effectively

In this blog, CFOs2GO’s lead Partner of the Life Science and Healthcare practice group, Joe Markunas and Bridge Bank’s Vice President of Life Sciences group, Fred Lee discuss the importance of using venture debt as an early stage funding option to benefit companies, and explain how a loan facility can fit into the company’s broader operational and financial plans. Read More

Recruiting Talent in a multi-cultural Marketplace: Don’t get Lost in Translation

In this blog, recruiter, Mwape Chalansi-Jokic discusses the challenges recruiters and hiring managers face when hiring in a multi cultural marketplace, using examples of candidates and clients she has recently worked with. Read More

Michaela Gifford

Michaela is a Consulting CFO, with a unique blend of financial analysis and planning through … Read More

Jodi Avina

Jodi has served as the Director of Recruiting Services for the 2Go Companies for more than 15 years, providing executive search and placement services for a variety of clients. Read More

Chris Reynolds

Chris Reynolds is a “full-stack”, execution oriented financial professional. He’s one part controller, two parts … Read More

Joe Markunas

Bridging the Gap between Investors and Science-based Clients Joe works with life science, bio-tech and … Read More

Mwape Chalansi-Jokic

Mwape is a Recruiter as well as the leading researcher for CFOs2GO’s recruiting team. Her emphasis is on the International, and Financial Modeling and Analysis Practice groups, where she incorporates her MS International & Development Economics and her international background. Mwape speaks Chinese and has studied French, Spanish, Zulu and Afrikaans. Read More