Fred talks with Mr. Vannino about his career in a specialty area of Finance, ‘Treasury’. They briefly discuss his education and early career and then look more closely at the Treasury function. Leo shares his experience as a senior Treasury executive; including insights into what the function does in an organization and how it’s critical role often depends on diplomacy and influence. He shares his views on what skills and personal qualities make one successful in that function. Finally he and Fred discuss Leo’s move into consulting as he helps growing companies understand the Treasury function; and either build one internally or engage external resources for this, at times, underappreciated financial competency.