CFO Dossier | Vince Burchianti, CFO, Firehouse Subs



octIs 2016 the year you create a dynamic forward-looking finance function? Are you ready to make positive changes to your finance organization – immediately?

Today’s CFOs tasked with helping their firms to drive growth face many organizational and technological obstacles.

Attend this event and you’ll learn how to…

  • Avoid cash crashes by using translate-to-cash metrics
  • Adopt a “Growth Mindset” and lead dynamically using Growth Tactics
  • How to make DSO, DPO and Sustainable Growth Rate part of your firm’s DNA
  • Evaluate which technology investments are best suited to drive growth within your organization.

Join us when Vince Burchianti, CFO of Firehouse Subs (video below), pulls back the curtain on the insightful priorities, best practices and technologies that allowed Firehouse to fire up its growth engine to the tune of more than $650 million in annual sales, operating in 43 States, and with it’s first restaurant opening in Canada.

Rejecting all boilerplate growth remedies, listen as Burchianti reveals the unique “growth mind-set” that informed his CFO decision-making as we convene a “growth-engine” panel featuring CFO turned C-suite advisor Ethan Carlson (video below), whose own firm (Carlson Management Consulting) this summer leaped on to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 listing of fast growth firms, and Bob Davenport, a director of finance transformation at BlackLine, who has built a career helping high-growth firms achieve process improvement as they leverage automation.

Learn what techniques and technology investments are helping remove obstacles that have long undermined growth and left CFO leadership on the sidelines.


Thought Leader Interview

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About Our CFO Thought Leader:


Vincent Burchianti, Chief Financial Officer, Firehouse Subs, protects the core financial model for Firehouse Subs, a debt free company which grossed $443 million in 2013 and opened 155 new restaurants the same year. There were 33 restaurants in the system when he joined the company 13 years ago as Corporate Controller. Since that time, FOA has grown significantly (surpassing 700 restaurants at the end of 2013) and so has Burchianti’s leadership within the brand. He served as Vice President of Finance and Technology for four years and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2011.