AchieveNext is the first software platform specializing in technology that powers the growth of unique, niche professional communities.
Our exclusive subscription model is unlike any other online networking and professional development tool. We offer local and global opportunities for like-minded professionals to exchange ideas and to build collaborative peer-to-peer and partner relationships within and between these communities. The first community powered by AchieveNext is The CFO Alliance &endash; a community we designed exclusively for CFO's and finance leaders. Visit our communities and you’ll find that we are driven by an unwavering dedication to helping these communities achieve success.
Nick Araco, Jr. is the Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of AchieveNext and The CFO Alliance.
He is considered the voice of the “middle market” CFO and one of the industry's most prominent business, career and life 'Connectors.’ Recently named one of the Philadelphia region's '40 Under 40,' Nick has spent over 15 years cultivating and educating his ever-growing professional network. Before launching AchieveNext and The CFO Alliance, Nick served in a leadership role for a national firm helping companies work through issues and connecting them to other finance executives. Prior to that, Nick established and led a human capital firm. Nick began his career as a practicing attorney.
Nick has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a concentration in Finance, from Loyola College in Maryland. He earned his law degree from Widener University School of Law and lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.
Greg Wood is the Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of AchieveNext and The CFO Alliance.
Greg has led organizations through transformation processes, critical business issues, and their implications for human capital during his 15 plus years of experience in human resources, operations, technology tools, communications, and team management.
Greg is a results-driven leader with global experience in developing and managing the strategic direction of various functions for multiple business categories – from start-up to large scale, managing full-cycle projects with a watchful eye on top and bottom line performance.
He previously served as Practice Leader for a national firm’s business and strategy division. Greg provided strategic and operational leadership for the firm's business consulting solutions offerings, focused on maximizing ROI for each client's people, processes, and technologies. Greg has a dual BA from Cornell University in Business and Biology and now currently lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three children.