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The Psychopathic CEO Featuring Jack McCullough by the South Florida CFOLC

The Psychopathic CEO Featuring Jack McCullough | Tuesday, January 11, 2022 | Agenda: 7:45 AM Networking, 8:00 AM Seating for Breakfast / Welcome Remarks / Program, 9:15 AM Q&A / Event Close

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When: January 11, 2022
7:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Where: The Tower Club
100 SE 3rd Ave., 28th Floor
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida  33394
United States
Contact: Jennifer Langley

Online registration is available until: 1/12/2022
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Program Description

The issue of corporate psychopathy is real.  It is estimated that 15% of American CEOs are thought to be psychopaths.  This is approximately the same as the prison population, which should scare all of us  If you have not worked for a psychopath, there is a good chance you will at some point in your career.  When this happens, the burden most often falls on the CFO and the Chief People Officer.

Many of the traits associated with psychopaths are highly coveted skills for chief executives.  Join us on Tuesday, January 11th as we hear from Jack McCullough, president of the CFO Leadership Council and author of The Psychopathic CEO, An Executive Survival Guide.

Jack interviewed medical doctors, academics, law enforcement agents, and a LOT of CFOs to help you identify a possible psychopath in the corner office and develop a survival strategy if you are working for one.  Join us as Jack shares a fascinating look at these remorseless manipulators and helps you and your company survive a psychopath in the corner office.

Learning objectives:   

After this session attendees will be able to

  • Understand the traits associated with psychopaths, and why they help make them successful executives.
  • Identify a potential psychopathic in the executive suite
  • Reduce the likelihood that a person with anti-social personality disorder will be hired as a leader in your organization
  • Develop a survival strategy when working for or with a psychopathic individual

Jack McCullough, Founder and President, CFO Leadership Council, a Chief Executive Group Company

Jack McCullough has held many roles throughout his career, including entrepreneur, business development executive, CEO, board member, author and public speaker. He also served as financial executive for 26 different companies, where he reported to more than 30 CEOs, including several geniuses, a few psychopaths, and one or two who were both. He is presently the president of the CFO Leadership Council, a global professional association with approximately  1,800 members.  He is also a senior contributor to the Forbes CFO Network.

In researching The Psychopathic CEO, An Executive Survival Guide, Jack interviewed medical professionals, law enforcement agents, as well as dozens of investors and executives who were victims of a psychopathic CEO.    He published his first book,  Secrets of Rockstar CFOs, in 2019. He is a graduate of the MIT Sloan School of Management and lives in Massachusetts with his wife and two teenage sons.

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CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program at a one-time cost of $65.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.

More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jennifer Langley, Southeast Regional Director, at

Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.

CPE Information

 Instructional method: Group-Live and Internet-Based
 Recommended CPE Credits:  1.5 Credits 

 Experience Level: Basic

 Prerequisites/advance preparation: None

The CFO Leadership Council is registered with the National Association of State Boards-of-Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Sponsor ID 109063). State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website:

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