David Partain

David Partain

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
CMO of FlexShares

About David Partain

David Partain is SVP of Northern Trust and CMO of their subsidiary, FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds. He has over 15 years of marketing, sales, and finance expertise and was named one of the "20 Rising Stars in Finance" by the Gramercy Institute.

More From David Partain

Managing Remote Teams

Are You Prepared for Remote Employees to Quit?

With remote work, people have the ability to work from anywhere, and they might start to feel secluded. If left unchecked, your employees may decide to leave you.
Developing an Agile Work Culture

Why Transparency Between Teams Is So Vital to Production

The ability to easily share information between team members and know that information can be trusted will inevitably improve productivity.
Customer Engagement

People are Exhausted. Here's How to Inspire Them to Buy Your Product.

The past year has resulted in a level of mental exhaustion that is unknown territory for modern companies - and selling in the face of that can be very challenging. Here are four strategies that can help.
New Year

How to Have Meaningful End-of-Year Vendor Meetings - Virtually

As we approach the new year, many of us will be meeting with vendors to reflect and plan a path forward. Here's how to ensure they'll be productive for everyone.
Crisis Management

New Priorities: How Businesses Are Reimagining Cost Structures

The pandemic has forced rapid changes across industries, and the shifts will change how many do business going forward.
Family Businesses

What You Should Know Before Going Into Business With Family

A family business run the wrong way can ruin relationships.
Work-Life Balance

5 Ways To Give Your Employees a Break When They Need It Most

Preventing burnout should be a priority of every leader. Here's how to do that with so many working from home.
Managing Remote Teams

Why You Still Need to Take Time Off in a Time of Crisis

When uncertainty and stress levels are running high, leaders need to be hyper-cognizant of both their well-being and that of their employees.
Money Management

The Pandemic May Change the Way Financial Advisors Operate Forever

It's ushered in the necessity of a more human touch.