How to Adapt in an Evolving Industry with Bryan Lapidus, Director of the FP&A Practice at the Association for Financial Professionals

Bryan LapidusBryan Lapidus is the Director of the FP&A (Financial Planning and Analysis) Practice at the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP). AFP is a professional society committed to advancing the success of treasury and finance members and their organizations. In addition to his FP&A expertise, Bryan is also skilled in collaboration and leadership, multi-year strategic planning, investment portfolio and business case analysis, and more.

Bryan has over 20 years of experience developing and growing companies and program initiatives at small, mid-market, and large organizations. Before joining AFP, he held strategic and leadership roles at companies such as NASDAQ, American Express, and the Allegiance Advisory Group.

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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Bryan Lapidus’ transition from studying history as an undergraduate to becoming a leader in the finance industry
  • Strategies for adapting to a virtual work environment
  • How Bryan and the team at AFP have been pushing finance outside of its traditional boundaries
  • The two key skill sets for current financial leaders: project management and intellectual curiosity
  • Bryan shares the most effective ways to continue your business development in the evolving world of finance
  • The AFP sessions and webinars that Bryan is most excited about
  • What technology journey do you need to have in order to move your company forward?
  • Bryan’s final words of advice for professionals in the finance industry: be courageous!

In this episode…

The finance industry is always evolving, and that has never been more true than during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Companies have had to adjust to new technologies, routines, and forms of communication. But, what will happen in the post-pandemic world? How can you continue to develop your business and keep up with the ever-changing industry?

Bryan Lapidus has been pushing finance outside of its traditional boundaries for 20 years. As a leader in collaboration and strategic planning, Bryan knows how to generate intellectual curiosity, develop personal and team effectiveness, and empower the financial leaders of tomorrow. Now, he’s here to share his strategies for enhancing your business and financial skill sets in 2021 and beyond.

In this episode of Level Up, Nick Araco is joined by Bryan Lapidus, the Director of the FP&A Practice at the Association for Financial Professionals, to discuss how the pandemic has impacted the finance industry and his tips for moving forward. Listen in as Bryan shares the strategies you can use to develop your company, including quantitative discipline, technology implementation, and relationship building. Bryan also reveals some upcoming educational resources for financial and business leaders. Stay tuned.

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