On June 5, more than 750 people gathered at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner for the 21st Annual NVTC Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards. The CFO Awards recognize local chief financial officers for outstanding achievement and excellence in promoting the area's technology community. NVTC President and CEO Bobbie Kilberg set the stage by welcoming attendees. PwC was the platinum sponsor of the CFO Awards and PwC Partner Gina Gin served as master of ceremonies.
During the awards gala, the following winners were announced: Private Company CFO of the Year Cynthia A. Russo of Cvent, Public Company CFO of the Year Paul N. Saleh of DXC Technology, Division/Group CFO of the Year Melissa Carson of Unisys Federal Systems and Emerging Growth CFO of the Year Jim Murphy of Greensmith Energy Management Systems.
In addition, Greg Kuykendall of EY and Harry Weller of NEA were posthumously honored with the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award for their lifetime contributions to our region's technology business community.
The 2017 Greater Washington CFO Award winners stand with their awards. From left: Jim Murphy of Greensmith Energy Management Systems, Paul Saleh of DXC Technology, Melissa Carson of Unisys Federal Systems, Gina Gin of PwC and Cynthia A. Russo of Cvent.
The family of Greg Kuykendall gathered at the CFO Awards. Kuykendall was honored posthumously with the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award
Rachel Weller accepts the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award on behalf of Harry Weller and the Weller family.
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Congratulations to the following 2017 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards finalists and winners!
Private Company CFO of the Year
Lance Cawley, InSite Wireless Group
Keith Haas, Snagajob
Mike Krone, Deltek
Dana Mariano, Invincea
Cynthia A. Russo, Cvent*
Douglas S. Strahan, KrolLDiscovery
Public Company CFO of the Year
Alison Engel, Gannett
David Keffer, CSRA
Thomas Kramer, Opower
Nicky McGrane, Evolent Health
Jim Reagan, Leidos Holdings
Paul N. Saleh, DXC Technology*
Division/Group CFO of the Year
Melissa Carson, Unisys Federal Systems*
Nimish Doshi, Northrop Grumman Technology Services
Cynthia Sereno, CGI Federal
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year
Steven Fay, OneWeb
Aaron Levine, Fishbowl
Jim Murphy, Greensmith Energy Management Systems*
Dawn Orr, WealthEngine
Matthew Sysak, EverFi
Hai Tran, Specialists on Call
Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Honorees
Greg Kuykendall, EY
Harry Weller, NEA
* Indicates winner in each category.