Does leadership influence outcomes in the dynamic environment of mergers and acquisitions? Should leaders consider more than “just the numbers” when forecasting the success of a deal? Host Alvin C. Miles interviewed Ferrell Coppedge as he provided his professional opinions to these questions and more in this edition of Global Leader Radio!™.
Here are seven takeaways from our discussion:
- Managers manage business, leaders achieve turnarounds!
- Good leaders surround themselves with developing leaders.
- You have to do more than communicate the message, you have to believe it!
- There are certain communications that should only take place face-to-face.
- Charisma is important for leaders but cannot stand alone.
- You can undermine the heart of an organization by overstepping your bounds.
- Be careful of isolating yourself, stay connected!
Listen in as Ferrell explains the impact of leadership in the dynamic world of mergers and acquisitions. Add his ideas to your leadership toolkit to help increase YOUR influence. Leadership IS a conversation!
Ferrell Coppedge/ Western Region President, Regions Business Capital
Ferrell Coppedge’s experience spans over 35 years both in financing leveraged buy-outs and also doing restructurings and turnarounds, in and outside of bankruptcy. His focus has been in the middle market with company portfolios in the range of $50 Million to several Billion dollars in revenue.
Prior to joining Regions in 2008, Mr. Coppedge was Division President with Bank of America, managing the Southeast and Central Divisions as well as the International Trade Finance Group for Bank of America.
Ferrell and his wife Elizabeth founded Project 82 Kenya Inc. in 2009. This is a 501c3-registered, non-denominational Christian charitable organization. Project 82 partners with Kenyans to minister physical, spiritual and educational needs of orphans.
Mr. Coppedge holds BA and MBA degrees from Georgia State University with a concentration in Management and is a native of Atlanta.
Contact Ferrell: (404) 783-2895 , firstname.lastname@example.org
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