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About Our Speaker




Larry Cooper, CPA, CA
MacKay Forums Chair
Toronto Finance Network

Larry Cooper, CPA is a seasoned Finance Executive with a breadth of knowledge and a panache of Entrepreneurialism. He is known as the Red To Black CFO as he partners with CEOs and Executive Teams to help grow their business and/or sustain their company during difficult economic times.


Larry has a wealth of direct experience in many different industries ( Pharmaceutical, Biologicals, CPG, Food, Automotive,) in all sectors of the economy ( Manufacturing, Distribution, Service, Retail) operating in all of the different organization structures. ( public, private, owner managed, multinational ) which enables him to be an effective CFO in all environments.


 Larry is a CFO Forum Chair at MacKay CEO Forums where he can fulfill his passion to help CFOs tackle their important issues and achieve their full potential. Through MacKay CEO Forum’s exemplary peer to peer learning experience, Larry is building a network of CFO leaders. Larry is also the Author of the Book-Red To Black, Secrets of a Savvy CFO to Run Your Business Successfully and also co-author of the International Best Selling Book-Achieve.


  •  What networking can do for you, your career and your confidence.

  • How to build your network of people who will collaborate with you, including tips and tactics that every business professional, CPA or lawyer can master 

  • Effective networking tips in this current Virtual world, including LinkedIn and more 

  • How to set yourself up to advance, to thrive in chaos and find silver linings, even through some of the toughest times

  • Why network at all?  The real secret behind effective networking that also can be fun and joyful

  • How to overcome fear and other obstacles. Creating the right networking mindset

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