Meet the Maestros – Samantha Benson, Manager of Support Services

Samantha Benson recently joined Centage as Manager of Support Services and leads our Customer Support team. Samantha brings a strong background of almost a decade in customer success, support, and client services, specializing in the SaaS B2B industry. This includes a variety of roles at local SaaS companies such as PG Calc and Profitero. Most […]

Rebuild in 2021: Focusing on Business Finances in a World Transformed by the Pandemic

If you’re in business, you’re probably wondering, “What now?” Last year threw everyone a huge curveball with the worst health crisis in a century, and it isn’t over yet. As 2021 begins, cases are continuing to spike, and deaths are continuing to rise. But with vaccines rolling out (and they can’t come fast enough) alongside […]

FP&A Transformation: Adapting to the New Normal

We’ve brought together two senior members of our Consulting team who work with and support our customers on a daily basis to share what they are learning about how Finance teams are adjusting their processes, priorities and goals for the year ahead. Olga Melnik and Lori Murphy are both Directors of the Centage Consulting Team.   […]

Customer Insights: Paving a Path of Positivity

We recently hosted a webinar for our customers where members of our leadership team – myself, Nate Burnes, vice president of Customer Success and Adam Rice, vice president of product development discussed insights and learnings from 2020 and our objectives and product plans for 2021. This 2020 wrap up was very well attended and a […]

2021 Payroll Budgeting: Tips You Need to Know

You’re deep into your year-end close and to keep from being overwhelmed, isolating one piece of the pie to focus on is the best way I’ve found to manage my work when things get harried. The area I’d like you to zone in on this week is payroll budgeting.  With W2’s and 1099’s to prepare […]

Q&A with FP&A – The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on FP&A Teams

We brought together members of our Finance team to share their insights on the challenges and opportunities they have unearthed in 2020 while navigating the global pandemic.  First, we asked the team to reflect on 2020 and how the pandemic has impacted the team and their ability to perform their core tasks and responsibilities: Q: […]

Meet the Maestros – Ashwin Bihari, Director of Software Engineering

Ashwin Bihari is Centage’s Director of Software Engineering and manages the data integration and Modeler components of Planning Maestro.  Ashwin brings a strong background in computer science fundamentals and over 20 years of professional software engineering experience to the Centage product development team. This includes a variety of leadership roles at local SaaS companies such […]

How to Maximize Revenue for Your Business with Intelligent Planning

No business leader wants to deal with unpleasant surprises at the end of the year, such as missing revenue goals — or perhaps worse — missing the opportunity to exploit better-than-anticipated market conditions that could maximize revenue. And this year is definitely no exception given the repercussions of the ongoing pandemic and subsequent economic uncertainty. […]

Meet the Maestros – Robert Andrews, Finance and Accounting Manager

Robert Andrews is a member of Centage’s Finance team joining in December 2019.  As Finance and Accounting Manager, Robert leads the Finance and Accounting team in Centage’s month end close process, financial reporting, external audit relationships, as well as financial forecasting. Before Centage, Robert was with ZoomInfo, where he managed a small accounting team, producing […]