15Jun

Andrew Napurano, Anthony Conte at EPAM and Maureen O’Connell at Scholastic Win Big At CFO Innovation Awards, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – 15 Jun, 2017 –

The CFO Innovation Awards and Conference celebrated the proficient Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) who contributed immensely to their respective organizations financial development and achievements.

It was a remarkable congregation of the masterminds in the finance industry at the CFO Innovation Awards and Conference, 2017 at New Jersey Performing Arts Centre (NJPAC), Newark, New Jersey was hosted for the 3rd consequtive year, the annual conference had over 500 regional CFOs from large, middle, and small market, public, private, and private equity companies, and tax-exempt organizations, in attendance. The attendees participated in various presentations, panels, and discussions.

Around 15 CFOs from different organizations were granted distinctive titles at the conference. These awards included the ‘CFO Innovator Award’, ‘CFO World-Class Award’, ‘CFO Leadership Award’ among others.

The three most significant awards of the night: ‘CFO Innovator Award’, ‘CFO Leadership Award’ and ‘CFO World Class Award’ were awarded to Andrew Napurano of Realogy Franchise Group; Anthony Conte of EPAM Systems Inc. and Maureen O’Connell, Scholastic Corporation, respectively.

Here’s a list of those who won big on the night, for their exceptional works:

Tax-exempt Organizations:

  • Tom Masnaghetti, CFO at Hudson Community Enterprises, took home the For-Profit Mind-Set Award.

Middle Market Companies:

  • Andrew Napurano, the Chief Finance and Strategy Officer of Realogy Franchise Group, was granted the CFO Innovator Award.
  • Anthony Conte, CFO at EPAM Systems Inc., took home with him an award which honored his fine leadership, the CFO Leadership Award.
  • Maureen O’Connell, Chief Financial, and Administrative Officer, Scholastic Corporation, received the title of CFO World-Class Award on the occasion.
  • Catherine Franzoni, Chief Financial Officer of Manasquan Bank, received the CFO Success Award:  Driving Growth and Innovation.
  • Michael Bickel of Schindler Elevator Corporation, CFO (North America), was presented with the CFO Success Award: Global.
  • Scott Coiante, the CFO from Agile Therapeutics, bagged CFO Success Award: Capital.
  • Neil Glasser, the CFO of Michael J Hennessy Associates, won the CFO Success Award: Finance.
  • Bill Fahrbach, the Senior Vice President (Finance) of WorkWave, was felicitated with the CFO Success Award:Operations.
  • Maximo Nougues, CFO of Getinge, received the CFO Success Award: Strategy.
  • Kristiina Merrill, the CFO of Sky Racing World, was awarded the CFO Success Award: Technology.
  • Scott Gellman, CFO and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Kurtosys Systems received an award for his dual role. He was presented the CFO as COO Award.
  • Robert Ripp, President of Fintelligent was awarded the CFO to CEO Evolution Award.
  • Matthew Nicholas, Vice-President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of First Data Corporation received the CFO Industry Transformation Award.

Small Market Companies:

  • Christopher Jones, CFO and Co-founder of Durante Rentals, LLC was awarded The Think Big Award.

CFO Innovation and Conference Awards:

CFO Innovation and Conference Awards is a one-day occasion where C-suite officials can gain knowledge from CFOs through their expertise in different businesses. The event is hosted by CFO Studio.

31May

Andrew G. Napurano (CFO Realogy Franchise Group), Wins the CFO Innovator Award

Newark, New Jersey, 31st May 2017:
CFO profession takes a step forward with the congregation of the masterminds of the finance industry at the CFO Innovation and Conference Awards, 2017 at New Jersey Performing Arts Centre (NJPAC), Newark, New Jersey. It was the 3rd year in succession where the annual conference expected over 500 regional CFOs from large, middle and small market, public, private, and private equity companies, and tax-exempt organizations, who participated in various presentations, panels, and discussions.

The CFO Innovation Awards celebrated with the highly accomplished CFOs who contributed to their organization’s economic growth, stability and success.

About 15 CFOs from bigwig organizations were awarded different titles at the event on the basis of their performance in the organization. The Award titles included, ‘CFO Innovator Award, CFO World-Class Award, CFO Leadership Award etc.’ and other relative categories to be recognized as true stalwarts for outstanding performances in the industry.

Andrew G. Napurano Chief Finance and Strategy Officer Realogy Franchise Group was awarded with the title of “CFO Innovator Award 2017” at the event.

About Andrew: Mr. Andrew G. Napurano serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at CGRN, Inc. Mr. Napurano serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Oncor International Realty LLC and Career Development Center, LLC. He is Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Realogy Services Venture Partner, LLC.

Other CFOS also won various prestigious award titles at the event for their exceptional work.

About CFO Innovation and Conference Awards: CFO Studio holds the event. CFO Innovation and Conference Awards is a one-day event where C-suite finance executives can share insights and experiences, as well learn from the CFOs subject matter experts across multiple industries.

31May

Anthony J. Conte – wins the CFO Leadership Award

Newark, New Jersey, 31st May 2017:

CFO Innovation Awards, an award function witnesses the top executives amongst different fields of excellence. The CFOs present at the functions were from varied centers and little market, open, private, and private value organizations. Out of 500 CFOs the awards were taken home by the best 15 CFOs in their respective fields.

Great leadership is the key to success and Anthony J. Conte, CFO and Senior Vice President of EPAM System Inc. who was awarded the ‘CFO Leadership Award’ was just spot on.

Anthony J. Conte has been with EPAM Systems over 6 years and served in various positions of increasing responsibility within the finance and administration areas. He has been the Advisor of EPAM Systems, Inc. since a couple of months now. Not to miss, Mr. Conte served as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of EPAM Systems, Inc. from November, 2013 and October, 2015 respectively to May, 2017 and as its Treasurer since November 2013.

Mr. Conte started his career with Coopers & Lybrand and has over 20 years of senior-level financial management experience. He holds a B.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. from Northeastern University.

EPAM Systems, Inc.:

It is a global provider of software engineering and IT consulting services headquartered in Newton, Pennsylvania, United States. They have software development centers and branches around the world.

CFO Innovation and Conference Awards:

The function is held by CFO Studio. CFO Innovation and Conference Awards is a one-day occasion where C-suite back officials can gain knowledge and from the CFOs through their expertise over different businesses.

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