Industry Outlook 2019-2020: Financial & Professional

BOK Financial completed its acquisition of CoBiz Financial, Inc. in late 2018, essentially creating a major footprint to expand financial services market share in both Arizona and Colorado. CFOs are taking on more duties in technology, human resources and operations (beyond traditional financial roles) in order to understand key performance indicators and the firm’s unique[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2018: Financial & Professional

The 2018 Arizona CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the financial & professional services segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. For the second year, financial and professional CFOs contributed to the Survey. Firms and agencies are mid-sized with regard[ … ]

Industry Outlook: Financial & Professional

The 2017 CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the financial & professional segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Financial and Professional CFOs is a new category in the Survey this year, so we do not have contextual data to[ … ]

For Financial Services Jobs, ‘Numbers Work In Favor Of Phoenix’

New economic realities, post-recession regulations and technological changes are creating profit pressures on financial services firms. And, that’s leading to more jobs in Phoenix. Darin Mellot co-authored an industry study for commercial real-estate firm CBRE. It shows banks, insurance companies and other financial firms are moving more into non-traditional markets that offer good value. “You[ … ]