Greater Washington Technology CFO AwardsAn NVTC Signature Event
June 9, 2010
NVTC Congratulates the 14th Annual NVTC Greater Washington Technology CFO Award Winners
More than 800 people gathered for the spectacular 14th Annual NVTC Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards on June 9 at the Ritz-Carlton, honoring five regional leaders in categories ranging from financial stewardship to community service to lifetime career achievement. NVTC President & CEO Bobbie Kilberg and NVTC Chair Donna Morea, President of U.S., Europe & Asia, CGI, set the stage by welcoming attendees to the evening's festivities. KPMG was the Platinum Sponsor of the CFO Awards and Mark Callihan, Partner at KPMG, acted as master of ceremonies. Mark thanked the many judges, steering committee members and subcommittee members who dedicated many hours to making the evening a success. Highlights of the evening included videos outlining the outstanding contributions of the finalists and an inspiring acceptance speech by Ted Leonsis, recipient of the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame award.
The 2010 Greater Washington Technology CFO Award winners are:
Marilyn Crouther of HP Enterprise Services; Linda Gentry of the
Center for Innovative Technology; Kevin Boyce of Datatel;
Bobbie Kilberg of NVTC; Mike Devine; Ted Leonsis; Mark Callihan
of KPMG; and Joseph Greeves of GeoEye
Public Company CFO of the Year: Joseph Greeves, GeoEye - As Executive Vice President and CFO of GeoEye, Joe is responsible for the management and direction of the company's financial planning, corporate finance, accounting, fiscal reporting and public company disclosure requirements. Since becoming CFO in June 2009, Joe has been instrumental in rebuilding GeoEye's financial reporting infrastructure, after a restatement that left the company's stock trading well below current levels. During the past year, he led the refinancing of GeoEye's debt and managed an IRS appeal yielding the company a $40 million income tax receivable. In addition, Joe led the process to obtain financing commitments related to the Company's response to a request-for-proposal from the U.S. Government to build a new satellite.
Joe Greeves of GeoEye with Mark Callihan of KPMG and
Matt Swartz of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Private Company CFO of the Year: Kevin Boyce, Datatel, Inc. - As Datatel's CFO, Kevin oversees the Corporate Resources Division and plays a senior role in the company's strategic growth and operational initiatives. In 2009, Kevin helped Datatel achieve record revenues and profits with year over year revenue and EBITDA growth of 7.4 percent and 20 percent, respectively. Through his efforts, Datatel was sold for $570 million in December 2009, earning investors four times on their initial investment from April 2005. In June 2009, prior to the sale, Kevin refinanced Datatel's $35 million revolving credit facility for $1.2 million and extended the term one year from April 2010 to April 2011, helping the company to avoid over $6 million in interest expense during this annual period and a complete refinancing of its existing term loan bank debt.
Mark Callihan of KPMG, Kevin Boyce of Datatel, and Elaine Marion of ePlus, Inc.
Group/Division CFO of the Year: Marilyn Crouther, HP Enterprise Services - As CFO for HP Enterprise Services U.S. Public Sector, Marilyn is responsible for planning and directing all financial accounting business within the division and managing more than $3 billion in annual revenues. She is instrumental in the strategic planning process and plays an integral role in developing the division's three-year plan and long-term growth strategies. In 2009, Marilyn played a key role in the integration of EDS into Hewlett Packard. In 2009, she contributed to exceeding the operational profit target set by the corporation for HP Enterprise Services U.S. Public Sector region.
Mark Callihan of KPMG, Marilyn Crouther of HP Enterprise Services,
and Joel Kallett of Houlihan Lokey
Community Service Award: Linda Gentry, Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) - As CFO of CIT, Linda provides leadership and policy development for technology-based strategies for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Linda serves on the Boards of the Montessori School of Alexandria, Inc. and the SkillSource Group, as well as on the Finance Committee of Capital Hospice. She previously served on the Board of ServiceSource, an organization supporting people with disabilities and as Director of Logistics for the Ride to Thrive Polo Classic, helping to raise $50,000 for the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program. Since 2000, Linda has been involved with the strategic direction of Leadership Fairfax, Inc (LFI), where in addition to helping create the Emerging Leaders Institute, she provides leadership to LFI's largest fundraising activity, the Northern Virginia Leadership Award program, which nets approximately $125,000 of funding for LFI activities.
Mark Callihan of KPMG, Linda Gentry of the Center for
Innovative Technology, and Dave DiLuigi of M&T Bank
Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award: Ted Leonsis - Ted Leonsis has made a major difference in our community, creating and growing companies, energizing our local sports world and giving generously as a philanthropist. Known as one of the country's premier businessmen and a pioneer in the Internet industry, Ted held numerous leadership positions at AOL, from which he recently retired as Vice Chairman Emeritus. He is also Chairman of Revolution Money and Clearspring Technologies.
Ted is the founder, chairman and majority owner of Lincoln Holdings LLC, a sports and entertainment company that holds ownership rights in several Washington, D.C., entities, including 100 percent of the Washington Capitals and the WNBA's Washington Mystics, and, as of yesterday, 100 percent of the NBA's Washington Wizards, D.C.'s Verizon Center and the Baltimore-Washington Ticketmaster franchise.
Ted is very involved with numerous charities, including Best Buddies, Hoop Dreams, See Forever Foundation, Venture Philanthropy Partners, YouthAIDS and others through the work of the Leonsis Foundation. As the producer of the films "Kicking It" and "Nanking," which received the Documentary Editing Award at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, Ted coined the phrase "filmanthropy" to describe a new category of filmmaking that sheds light on important issues to activate discussion and recruit new volunteers and donors to benefit a social cause.
Ted Leonsis accepting the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award.
Congratulations and thanks to all the finalists for the CFO Awards:
Public Company CFO of the Year Award finalists
- Scott G. Macleod, SkyTerra Communications Inc.
- Hugh Redd, General Dynamics
- Brian Robins, VeriSign, Inc.
- Alan Stewart, ICF International
- Patrick "Rick" Attilio, Apptis
- Mark Danisewicz, American Systems
- Lenn Kurtzman, Approva
- Richard Magenheimer, Inova Health System
- Stephen Waechter, ARINC
- Steve Movius, Northrop Grumman
- Timothy Swift, Verizon Wireless
- Michael Waple, CGI
- Craig D. Adler - DLT Solutions
- Hugh Redd - General Dynamics
CFO Awards Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor: KPMG LLP
Gold Sponsors: AH&T Insurance; Deloitte LLP; ePlus inc.; Ernst & Young LLP; Houlihan Lokey; M&T Bank; Pillsbury; PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Kick Off Reception Sponsors: Morrison & Foerster LLP; MorganFranklin Corporation
Banquet Reception Sponsors: Baker Tilly; RSM McGladrey and McGladrey and Pullen
Nominee Reception Sponsors: Silicon Valley Bank; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Silver Sponsors: Accountants International; BB&T Capital Markets | Windsor Group; Capital Search Group, LLC; CBRE/Cathy Delcoco & Meredith LaPier; Financial Executives International; Jefferson Wells ; Jones Lang LaSalle; Korn/Ferry International; Latisys; Lockton Companies; NeoSystems Corp; PNC Bank; Protiviti; Robert Half Executive Search; RyanSharkey LLP; Sagent Advisors Inc.; SAP America, Inc; SC&H Group; The Carlyle Group; UPDATA
Media Sponsor: Potomac Tech Wire
Printing Sponsor: Bowne of DC
Media Partner: Capital Business
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