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Accounting Management Solutions

July 07, 2010 08:30 ET

Accounting Management Solutions' Al Faber Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Honor Comes as Part of the Boston Business Journal CFO of the Year Awards

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) -  Accounting Management Solutions, Inc. (AMS), a leading supplier of outsourced accounting and financial management services for the Northeast, today announced that Al Faber, AMS executive vice president and director of Business Development, has been awarded the F. Gorham Brigham Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Boston Business Journal's (BBJ) second annual CFO of the Year awards. The award was named for the inaugural recipient of the award, F. Gorham Brigham, Jr., a well-known community activist for business, charitable and patriotic organizations.

"Al has been instrumental to the success of our organization over the years," said AMS president and CEO Jim Bourdon. "His knowledge of the finance industry and the people who work in it is legendary. In addition, he sets a fine example for our entire team with his personal commitment to helping others, whether it is making an introduction for a job seeker or taking the time to assist a colleague."

Faber and the 10 CFO of the Year honorees will formally accept their awards on July 14th, 2010 at the BBJ's CFO of the Year luncheon. The honorees, selected by a panel of local financial service sector leaders and the BBJ's editorial staff, include chief finance officers from EMD Serono, Samsonite LLC, City Year Inc., Partners in Health, Babson College, Art Technology Group Inc., LogMeIn Inc., Millipore Corp., Carbonite Inc., and Pyxis Mobile. 

"I am grateful, humbled and somewhat astonished by this recognition," said Faber. "I'm most honored and flattered to be such an important part of the continuing legacy of F. Gorham Brigham Jr. I take the liberty of speaking on behalf of so many of Gorham's admirers who have and continue to benefit both professionally and personally from his wise counsel and enduring friendship."

Faber is a seasoned business executive with five decades in private industry and professional services. Al has been a director for several major international public accounting firms, focusing on organizational and employee development, business strategy and operations. In addition, Al has served on a significant number of non-profit and private entity boards during his long and accomplished career. In 2007, he was the recipient of Financial Executives International's Distinguished Service Award for his many contributions in advancing the FEI organization. He is a frequent speaker at business association and industry meetings.

About Accounting Management Solutions
Accounting Management Solutions, Inc. (AMS) is a leading supplier of outsourced accounting and financial management services for the Northeast. AMS supports public, private and nonprofit organizations of all sizes with experienced industry-specific consultants. As a long-term partner or a short-term solution, AMS provides senior level support including chief financial officers, vice presidents of finance, controllers, directors of finance and senior accountants for part-time, interim, or project-based assignments. Exclusive providers of the AMS Rapid Diagnostic™, a unique service designed to assess an organization's financial health and provide a roadmap to best practices; other engagements include broad-based financial assessments, managing the entire finance function, fulfilling specific technical or event-driven needs and much more. For additional information, visit For finance news and information, sign up for The AMS Report, the company's free finance industry newsletter or visit The AMS Online Resource Center.

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