PKF Texas has been a proud sponsor of the Best CFOs of the Year award program since 2007.
The criteria to nominate an individual for Best CFO is below.
To nominate your own CFO or a friend of your firm, please see the criteria below, then
• Fill out the nomination form on the Houston Business Journal website
Best CFO Eligibility and Nomination Criteria
• Nominees must be chief financial officers or hold equivalent positions in the greater Houston area.
• The greater Houston area includes Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller, Austin and San Jacinto.
• Nominators should give detailed and specific answers about the nominee with reference to the questions below for the period between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009.
• Nominators must give company revenue information to accurately back up the category for which they are nominating a CFO. Revenue information will not be disclosed outside of the judging process.
• In order to qualify, nominees should effectively show how they act as a corporate financial steward by:
• Successfully implementing a strategic plan
• * Achieving profitable growth
• * Creating stability in the firm
• * Restoring life to an ailing firm (restoring stakeholder confidence?)
• * Identifying and managing risks
• * Being a visionary leader
• * Being a team player
• * Focusing on company’s strengths
• * Possess a strong philanthropic mentality
• Emerging Public Company CFO (2009 revenue of less than $150 million)
• Mid-Cap Public Company CFO (2009 revenue between $151 million and $800 million)
• Large Public Company CFO (2009 revenue of more than $801 million)
• Emerging Private Company CFO (2009 revenue of less than $75 million)
• Mid-Cap Private Company CFO (2009 revenue between $76 million and $700 million)
• Large Private Company CFO (2009 revenue of more than $701 million)
• Large Nonprofit CFO (2009 total gross receipts of more than $5 million)
• Small Nonprofit CFO (2009 total gross receipts of less than $5 million)
• Best Growth Manager: To a CFO who developed the most creative way to diminish debt and achieve profitable growth through both organic and acquisition means.
• Best Turnaround Specialist: To a CFO who led the best effort to transition his/her company from ailing to acceptable.
• Good Samaritan: To a CFO who makes a contribution, not only to their company, but also to the community. (Includes pro bono work)
DEADLINE: Nominations are due by Friday, March 26, 2010.
QUESTIONS: Call Judy Rider at 713-395-9626 or email her at email@example.com.