Produced by the Northern Virginia Technology Council

June 5, 2017, marks the 21st year for the Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards. The prestigious awards recognize chief financial officers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the Greater Washington region's technology community. Area leaders from many industries attend the Annual CFO Awards Banquet. The Public Company CFO of the Year, Private Company CFO of the Year, Division/Group CFO of the Year and Emerging Growth CFO of the Year awards are presented to CFOs for outstanding contributions to their companies’ performance and accomplishments as well as to the Greater Washington region's technology community as a whole. The Hall of Fame Award recognizes an individual whose contributions have significantly and uniquely impacted the Greater Washington region's technology community during the course of his/her career.



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Previous Winners

2016

Private Company CFO of the Year - Kevin Boyce, Ellucian
Public Company CFO of the Year - David Keffer, CSRA
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year - Pat McCoy, ScienceLogic
Financier of the Year - Harry Weller, NEA
Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Honoree - John May, New Vantage Group

2015

Public Company CFO of the Year - Cathy Graham, 2U
Private Company CFO of the Year - Rebecca Stahl, Lightbridge Communications Corporation
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year - Bas Brukx, Clarabridge
Financier of the Year - SWaN & Legend Venture Partners
Hall of Fame - April Young

2014

Large Company CFO of the Year - John Hartley, SAIC
Public Company CFO of the Year - David Walker, MAXIMUS
Private Company CFO of the Year - Bill Davis, Blackboard
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year - Bob Aldrich, Parature
Financier of the Year - Tony Florence, NEA
Hall of Fame - Ron Kaiser

2013

Private Company CFO of the Year - Michael Corkery, Deltek
Public Company CFO of the Year Award - Don Clarke, Eloqua
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year Award - Tony Abate, Echo360
Financier of the Year Award - Tige Savage, Revolution Ventures
Hall of Fame – John Burton, Updata Partners

2012

Public Company CFO of the Year - Paul Lalljie, Neustar
Private Company CFO of the Year - Michael Avon, Millennial Media
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year - Aaron Thompson, Contact Solutions
Financier of the Year - Don Rainey, Grotech Ventures
Hall of Fame - Steve Case, Revolution

2011

Public Company CFO of the Year - Samuel Strickland, Booz Allen Hamilton
Group/Division CFO of the Year - Michael Waple, CGI
Private Company CFO of the Year - Greg Cole, K2M Inc.
Emerging Growth CFO of the Year - Joel Reiser, SMARTHINKING Inc.
Hall of Fame - Nigel Morris

2010

Public Company CFO of the Year - Joseph Greeves, GeoEye
Private Company CFO of the Year - Kevin Boyce, Datatel, Inc
Division/Group CFO of the Year - Marilyn Crouther, HP Enterprise Services
Community Service - Linda Gentry, Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)
Hall of Fame - Ted Leonsis

2009

Public Company CFO of the Year -Jim Rallo - Liquidity Services Inc.
Private Company CFO of the Year -James (Jim) Tholen - BroadSoft, Inc.
Division/Group CFO of the Year- Dick Galanis - Serco, Inc
Community Service - Joel Kallett - Houlihan Lokey
Hall of Fame - Jay Morse, The Washington Post

2008

Public Company CFO of the Year - Steve Vintz, Vocus
Private Company of the Year – Wayne Wilkinson, Athena Innovative Solutions, Inc.
Division/Group CFO of the Year - William T. Powers III, Rolls-Royce, North America
Community Service – Mark Simione, Noblis
Hall of Fame – Mike Daniels

2007

Public Company CFO of the Year - Jeffrey Babka, NeuStar
Private Company of the Year – Robert J. Baer, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)
Community Service – Marilyn Crouther, EDS Corporation
Phoenix Award - Zack E. Gaddy, Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Hall of Fame – The Honorable Mark R. Warner

2006

Public Company CFO of the Year - Paul Saleh, Sprint Nextel
Private Company of the Year – Jorge Forgues, iDirect Technologies
Community Service – Kevin McNerney, Updata Capital
Financier of the Year – Arlington Capital Partners
Hall of Fame – Michael Mancuso, General Dynamics

2005

Public Company CFO of the Year - Henry Graham Jr., Transaction Network Services, Inc. (TNS)
Private Company of the Year – Allan R. Shure, FC Business Systems, Inc.
Community Service – James McAndrews III, Tatum Partners
Financier of the Year – Brian Hayhurst, The Carlyle Group
Hall of Fame – Peter Barris, New Enterprise Associates

2004

Public Company CFO of the Year – Robert Blakely, MCI
Private Company of the Year – Steven Shallcross, Advancis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Community Service – David Samuels
Financier of the Year – J. Richard Knop, Windsor Group
Hall of Fame – John Sidgmore, Former CEO, UUNET and WorldCom

2003

CFO of the Year – Paul Saleh, Nextel Communications
Community Service – April Young, Comerica Bank & William Loomis, Filetek, Inc
Financier of the Year – Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development
Hall of Fame – Carlton Crenshaw, Former CFO, Anteon International Corporation

2002

CFO of the Year – Mary Dridi, webMethods
Community Service – Steve Waechter, CACI
Financier of the Year – John Burton, Updata
Hall of Fame – Bill Conway, Carlyle

2001

CFO of the Year – Steve Mayer, HGS
Community Service – Ron Kaiser, OTG
Financier of the Year – John May
Hall of Fame – Frank Bonsal

2000

CFO of the Year – Ken Tarpey, Proxicom
Community Service – Mel Ranelli
Financier of the Year – Novak Biddle
Hall of Fame – Ed Postal, Cidera

1999

CFO of the Year – Bob Korzeniewski, Network Solutions
Community Service – Todd Stottlemyer, BTG
Financier of the Year – Frank Tower, Silicon Valley Bank
Hall of Fame – Paddy FitzPatrick, DynCorp

1998

CFO of the Year – Joe Chinnici, Ciena
Community Service – Pat Herrity, SIGNAL
Financier of the Year – George Ferris, FBW
Hall of Fame – Gene Riechers, FBR

1997

CFO of the Year – Tom Faulders, BDM
Community Service – Jack Hughes, BTG
Financier of the Year - Russell Ramsey, FBR
Hall of Fame – Len Leader, AOL