Capital One Co-Founder Nigel Morris to Receive Hall of Fame Award at 15th Annual Awards Gala on June 1
HERNDON, Va., April 13, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards, which recognize chief financial officers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the region's technology community. Now in its 15th year, the NVTC-produced awards program honors exemplary CFOs in the following categories: Public Company CFO of the Year, Private Company CFO of the Year, Group/Division CFO of the Year and a new category, Emerging Growth CFO of the Year, for companies with revenue less than $25 million.
Winners in all four categories will be announced at the awards banquet on June 1 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va. In addition, the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award will be presented to Nigel Morris, co-founder of Capital One Financial Services and managing partner of QED Investors, in recognition of his contributions to the Greater Washington region's technology business community during the course of his career.
These awards are a joint endeavor of the four accounting firms of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the chairmanship of the event is rotated among the four firms. The Chairman of this year's awards program is Deloitte Partner Chuck Carr.
The finalists for the Public Company CFO of the Year Award are:
Todd Headley – Sourcefire, Inc.
Gokul Hemmady – NII Holdings, Inc.
John Kinzer – Blackboard, Inc.
Brian Robins – VeriSign, Inc.
Samuel Strickland – Booz Allen Hamilton
Ken Tarpey – comScore, Inc.
The Private Company CFO of the Year Award finalists are:
Lisa Brown – Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions
Greg Cole – K2M, Inc.
Dana Duffy – NetWitness Corporation
Tomas Esterrich – MicroTech
Paul Fletcher – Presidio, Inc.
The Group/Division CFO of the Year is presented to the chief financial executive of a significant division or business unit that is located in the Greater Washington region and whose parent company is headquartered either here or outside the region. The finalists are:
David Harvey – Northrop Grumman Technical Services
Bruce Jarvie – BAE Systems
Michael Waple – CGI
The Emerging Growth CFO of the Year Award is a new category honoring the chief financial officer of a company with revenue under $25 million. The finalists are:
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org