The Softer Side of Finance - Improving the Soft Skills of Your Team

The Softer Side of Finance - Improving the Soft Skills of Your Team

Finance, accounting, systems and risk management are technical skills. Superior service to other company constituents and positive internal results require mastery of soft skills. This presentation will help you boost your skills as a leader and promote an environment that improves the ability of your team to work with others.

 
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*CPE Credit-Participants will be able to describe three reasons why soft skills can benefit your business performance. Field of Study: Social Env of Business

SPEAKERS

S. Cash Nickerson

S. Cash Nickerson
President and CFO

PDS Tech, Inc.

Steven “Cash” Nickerson is President and a Principal of PDS Tech, Inc., a position he has held for 14 years.  With approximately $400 million in annual sales, PDS is one of the largest engineering and IT staffing firm in the United States, employing over 10,000 employees annually.    He has held a variety of legal and executive positions in his 30 year career including serving as an attorney and marketing executive for Union Pacific Railroad, an associate and then partner at Jenner & Block, one of Chicago’s five largest law firms and chairman and CEO of an internet company he took public through a reverse merger. 

 

An avid writer and speaker on the workplace, the jobs economy and employment, Mr. Nickerson is the author of “BOOMERangs, Engaging the Aging Workforce in America” (2014), “StagNation, Understanding the New Normal in Employment” (2013), “Getting To Next, Lessons to Help Take Your Career to The Next Level” (2015), and, the recently published book, “Listening as a Martial Art” (2015).  He also writes travel books including, “A Texan in Tuscany” (2013). 

 

Mr. Nickerson holds a JD and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis where he was an editor of the law review and a recipient of the US Steel Scholarship.  He is a member of the National Council of the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and International Council of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute.  Mr. Nickerson serves on the Equifax Workforce Solutions Client Advisory Board and was Keynote speaker at the Equifax 2013 Client Forum.  Mr. Nickerson was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2013 by Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and a Founders Day Distinguished Alumni Award from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014. He received the Global Philanthropy Award in 2010 from Washington University in St. Louis for his support of the Crimes Against Humanity Initiative.  Mr. Nickerson was elected the Ethan A. H. Shepley Trustee at Washington University in St. Louis on December 5, 2014 for a four year term.

 

Mr. Nickerson is licensed to practice law in California, Nevada, Illinois, Nebraska and Texas and is a member of the American, Los Angeles, Austin and Dallas Bar Associations.