HBJ CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon
HBJ CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon

Last week, I was invited to attend the HBJ CFO of the Year awards luncheon with our friend Michael Dummer, CFO of Wilsherco Inc. (pictured here with his wife Kim), who was a finalist in the Small Private Company category. Judges narrowed down the field from over 100 nominees, to 16 finalists in the 6 following categories:

  • Small Private Company
  • Large Private Company
  • Small Public Company
  • Large Public Company
  • Private Subsidiary of a Public Company
  • Community Impact
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Michael Dummer, CFO of Wilsherco Inc., and his wife Kim Rankin

Winners of the HBJ CFO of the Year Awards

The winners in each category include the following:

  • Small Private Company – Kevin Boyle Sr., Sigma Cubed Inc.
  • Large Private Company – Geri Pacheco, Arch-Con Corporation LLC
  • Small Public Company – Anthony Tripodo, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.
  • Large Public Company – Clint Freeland, Dynegy Inc.
  • Private Subsidiary of a Public Company – Andrew Sunderman, Direct Energy Inc
  • Community Impact – Geri Pacheco, Arch-Con Corporation LLC

For the second year in a row, our friend Geri Pacheco, CFO of Arch-Con Corporation, received top honors for her company size category as well as being selected as the winner in the Community Impact category.  Congratulations, Geri!
Given the caliber of their fellow nominees and winners, these two should be extremely proud of their accomplishments.  We certainly are!
If you want more information, then click here for the announcement article, pictures and video of the nominees and finalists.
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