Episode 017 – Why Networking In Treasury is Your Ticket to Success with Dana Laidhold

Women in Treasury month continues here on the Treasury Career Corner podcast and I’m delighted to be joined by Dana Laidhold, the Treasurer at Peloton Interactive based in New York. Peloton Interactive is an exercise equipment and media company founded in 2012. Peloton is reinventing fitness with live boutique studio classes on state-of-the-art equipment, bringing effective, convenient workouts into homes all over the country.

Dana is an experienced treasury and finance professional who has previously built a world-class Treasury department for a complex global organisation. She is a strategic and proven results-driven leader as well as a developer of people with diverse backgrounds by coaching and mentoring staff members to achieve their highest potential.

Her accomplishments include receiving Treasury Today’s Highly Commended Winner – Woman of the Year Award (2015).

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Dana’s journey through different career roles in finance and treasury
  • How Dana and her team dealt with the financial crisis
  • Building a treasury department for a complex global organisation as a private and then public company
  • External pressures following the move from a private to public company
  • The value of networking with treasury professionals at events like the AFP
  • The benefits of having a mentor or coach to help you develop your treasury career
  • Shifting from being the one who needs coaching to mentoring and leading others
  • Why treasurers should try and bring more culture to the profession
  • Key qualities and skills that Dana looks out for when she recruits for senior treasury positions
  • What it was like for Dana to win the “Woman of the Year” award
  • Dana’s experience working with Doorways for Women and Families
  • The importance of finding a treasury role that makes you happy and helps you achieve a perfect work/life balance
  • Dana reflects on the history of her treasury career and predicts the future for the industry
  • Much more!

If you would like to get in touch with Dana, you can connect and message her via her LinkedIn profile.

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2019-03-18T12:13:29+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Talking Treasury Careers

In this weekly podcast, I interview treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing.

Other areas we talk about include; Career highlights and lowlights. Where they got their big break? What do they see as key to their success? Where do their careers go from here? What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession?