CFO Dossier | Lois Martin, CFO-Emeritus, Ceridian




Is your finance team still struggling to get in step with your organization’s real-time information needs?

Learn how to reorder your team’s priorities and avoid obstacles on the path to improved performance and greater customer satisfaction. Find out how to identify the measurements that will together drive performance and enhance customer interaction.

Join us when Lois Martin, Executive Vice President & CFO of Ceridian, reveals the organizational milestones that empowered her to transform dated processes and lead her team into finance’s new age of customer success.

  • How customer insight can help your finance team answer more questions and ask even better ones;
  • Why business analytics and customer insight are increasingly critical to driving performance;
  • How to evaluate what your organization can gain by focusing on customer satisfaction.

Next, Neil Jain a partner from the Waterstone Management Groupreveals the organizational inner-workings that are today driving the adoption of “usage-based pricing” models. Hear Neil explain why finance executives must alter their thinking about measuring performance to respond to usage-based pricing and the growing mandate for greater customer measurement.  Completing our blue ribbon panel will Michael Shultz of BlackLine, who will further help illuminate the quickly evolving realm of modern finance to guide companies on their path to customer success.


Recommended Resources:

e-Book: Continuous Accounting | Provided by BlackLine

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About Our CFO Thought Leader:


Lois M. Martin joined Ceridian Corporation in January 2012 as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for global financial strategy, capital structure, strategic and financial planning, reporting and analysis, along with investor relations and MD&A.

She currently serves on the board of directors and as audit committee chair of Delta Dental. Previously, she was on the board of directors and audit committee chair of Meritas International and ADC, Inc., and was also a member of the board of directors of MTS Systems Corporation.

Lois has served in a number of senior executive and chief financial officer positions at Capella Education Company, World Data Products and Deluxe Corporation. She also served as secretary/treasurer for the Deluxe Corporation Foundation and the W.R. Hotchkiss Foundation.

Lois began her career at Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) and earned her CPA while working there. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Augustana College, where she currently sits on the Board of Trustees.

Lois has been recognized for her professional achievements and contributions with various awards, including Outstanding Director Award, CFO of the Year, Twin Cities Top 100 People to Know, Women at the Top, and Top 50 Hardest Working Board Member.