SOURCE: Approva


April 29, 2010 09:00 ET

Approva CFO Leonard Kurtzman Named 2010 Greater Washington Private Company CFO of the Year Finalist by the Northern Virginia Technology Council

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) -  Approva® Corporation (, the leader in continuous controls monitoring (CCM) and audit automation software, today announced that CFO Leonard Kurtzman is a finalist for the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) 2010 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards in the Private Company category. 

This is the 14th year that NVTC has recognized chief financial officers and financial executives for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the region's technology community. 

"Approva is proud that Lenn has been recognized as a finalist for the CFO of the year award," said John Becker, Approva's CEO. "Lenn has helped guide our growth and his leadership has enabled Approva to successfully navigate through this economically challenging period of tough market conditions."

Winners will be announced at an awards banquet on June 9 at the Ritz Carlton in McLean, Va. 

About the Awards
Now in its 14th year, the NVTC-produced Greater Washington Technology CFO 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 Community Service Award. For consideration in the 2010 Private Company CFO category, individuals must demonstrate outstanding contributions to his or her private company's performance and accomplishments from January 2009 to the present. 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 KPMG Partner, Mark Callihan.

About Approva
 Approva® Corporation is the industry-leading provider of continuous controls monitoring software and is the industry standard at Big-4 audit firms. We enable business, finance, IT and audit professionals to identify, manage and prevent business exceptions in order to reduce compliance risk, increase operational efficiency and prevent inappropriate payments. Global companies such as Bayer, DirecTV, Discovery Communications, First Advantage, Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney and T-Mobile rely on Approva to deliver actionable and auditable intelligence of control breakdowns across their business systems, processes and transactions. Approva has certified integrations with Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, IBM and SAP to provide a holistic Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) solution.

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