Tag: Crisis Management

Face Your Capital Crisis Head On with Jim Burke (Ep. 3)

Face Your Capital Crisis Head On with Jim Burke (Ep. 3)

As you’re building a business, candor, honesty and over-communication with your financial team is never a bad idea—because what happens if the money stops flowing and you find yourself with a lack of capital? You’ll be at the mercy of your financial partners.

But what options do you have if you find yourself in a severe financial crisis, with inadequate capital in order to meet your growth forecast?

In this episode, Jim Cascino speaks with Jim Burke, founder and CEO of Burke Capital, and senior advisor at C-Suite Advisors. Jim Burke discusses how he works with CEOs and executives to address capital crises that can arise when businesses find themselves in a severe financial crisis. He discusses his expertise in capital structuring, how he performs turnarounds with companies, and shares the ways he addresses the fundamental issues within that critical point of a company’s financial situation.

Jim and Jim discuss: 

  • The role Jim Burke plays in helping companies recover from a severe financial crisis
  • Capital structuring and cash management as a fundamental component of a successful business
  • Jim Burke’s sources of traditional and non-traditional capital
  • How he performs a turnaround with a company and the amount of time the process takes
  • When Jim Burke and his team may be appointed as interim CEO or CFO
  • And more!

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About Our Guest:

As founder of Burke Capital, Jim is a proven executive leader, having served as CEO and board member for numerous public and private companies. His innovative “Out-of-Court” turnaround practice has now become an industry standard. As a strategic problem-solver, Jim brings clarity and wisdom to many difficult situations.

Notable successes include CEO and board member for LTD Ceramics and Strasbaugh, in the semiconductor equipment industry; board member for NetsWork and Telpro Technologies, in the data communications space; CRO of both SBMC, a precision metal fabricator; and Arix Computer a mainframe computer manufacturer. Burke has advised and restructured dozens more distressed companies over his distinguished career.

Additionally with a background as a senior credit officer for Wells Fargo and Union Banks, he has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, growth companies, restructures, and acquisitions. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia. He actively participates in the Turnaround Management Association, Bay Area Bankruptcy Forum, and he serves on the managing board of the San Jose Attorney, Bankers & CPA Association.

Guiding And Motivating CEOs And Their C-Suite Executives To Faster, Bigger, Better Outcomes (Ep. 1)

Guiding And Motivating CEOs And Their C-Suite Executives To Faster, Bigger, Better Outcomes (Ep. 1)

“You can’t let the urgent crowd out the important.” Urgencies happen all day long and they’re a part of every business. So scheduling time to deal with them is good business. But, it’s the important issues, challenges and opportunities where transformative progress is made. Regularly blocking serious time to explore and resolve the really important issues is where breakthroughs happen. 

Welcome to Into the C-Suite, a podcast designed to help c-suite executives in start-ups, early stage and middle market companies accelerate prosperity, at scale. 

In this inaugural episode, Jim Cascino, Founder & CEO of C-Suite Advisors, shares why he started his boutique management consultancy. His “why?” is to work directly with growth minded CEOs and their direct reports, helping them grow, focus and become the kind of executive that can successfully navigate the path to bigger, better, more prosperous. 

In this episode, Jim discusses: 

  • Why his consultancy focuses on private companies in start-up, early stage and growth-committed middle market sectors. 
  • Why all of the consultancy’s Senior Advisors are currently both CEOs themselves and best-in-class specialists in one or more areas. 
  • Why company Advisors all begin engagements with a deep-dive assessment to assure we’re resolving root issues and opportunities, not surface ones. 
  • Why service leadership is so important and fundamental to successful recruiting, retention, delegation, and growth at scale. 
  • And more!

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