Who are the D.C. region's top CFOs?

The crowd was gathered in full force to celebrate some of the most influential chief financial officers in the Washington area Monday night at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s 18th Annual Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards.

The awards honor CFOs and financiers for outstanding achievement and excellence in promoting the greater Washington D.C. region’s technology community.

Here are the results:

Financier of the Year

Tony Florence, New Enterprise Associates

Other nominees:

  • Carter Griffin, Updata Partners
  • Tom Roberts, Harbert Venture Partners

Private Company CFO of the Year

Bill Davis, Blackboard

Other nominees:

  • Bas Brukx, Clarabridge
  • Cathy Graham, 2U Inc.
  • Maria Izurieta, 3Pillar Global
  • Bill Loomis, FileTek Inc. and Centennial Computer Corp.
  • Anthony Schulien, ECS Federal Inc.

Emerging Growth Company of the Year

Robert Aldrich, Parature Inc.

Other nominees:

  • Eileen Anderson, InfoPro Incorporated
  • Andrew Garbor, Tenable Network Security
  • Joe Harar, EdgeConnex Inc.
  • Jim Keller, BoxTone Inc.
  • Robert Latchford, Optoro Inc.

Public Company CFO of the Year

David Walker, Maximus

Other nominees:

  • Cary Claiborne, Sucampo Pharmaceuticals
  • Robert Kramer, Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
  • Brian Radecki, CoStar Group

Large Company CFO of the Year

John Hartley, SAIC

Other nominees:

  • Hal Jones, Graham Holdings Company
  • Roger Millay, Towers Watson

The Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award

Ron Kaiser, executive with multiple technology companies.

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