Samuel Dergel is a widely respected consultant, executive recruiter and coach. He works with Stanton Chase International, ranked within the top 10 global retained executive search firms. As a key member of the firm’s CFO and Financial Executives practice, Samuel works with his colleagues nationally and around the world to advise, attract, assess and aid organizations in the acquisition of exceptional CFOs and building strong finance teams. Prior to joining the world of executive search, Mr. Dergel started his career in audit and advisory services with Ernst & Young, and went on to financial leadership roles in the Manufacturing and Technology sectors. Mr. Dergel has been successfully involved with executive search and consulting for over 13 years. He is an active CPA (in Canada and the USA), Chartered Accountant, a Certified Personnel Consultant, and is a graduate of McGill University. Mr. Dergel is widely known as “The CFO Expert” and is an active blogger, social media leader and speaker on the topic of the role of the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Dergel’s book, Guide to CFO Success: Leadership Strategies for Corporate Financial Professionals, published by Wiley & Sons, was released in March 2014.