SOURCE: Larkin Street Youth Services

Larkin Street Youth Services

April 04, 2014 11:00 ET

Announcing the Finalists of the Ninth Annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards Including CFOs From Some of the Bay Area's Best Known and Most Prestigious Companies

The Event Recognizes Bay Area CFOs While Raising Funds for Larkin Street Youth Services and Homeless Youth

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 4, 2014) - The independent Selection Panel of the ninth annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards announced today the finalists in six categories for 2014 CFO of the Year. All award finalists will be recognized and winners announced at the annual awards dinner and ceremony on Thursday, June 5, 2014 to be held at the Westin St. Francis, San Francisco. 

This annual sold-out awards dinner is attended by over 550 prominent Bay Area business executives. All proceeds benefit homeless and at-risk youth, ages 12-24, served by San Francisco's Larkin Street Youth Services, the leading nonprofit providing housing, education, job assistance, medical and social services.

Finalists and winners are chosen by a blue ribbon independent Selection Panel comprised of business and academic leaders including: Alison Davis, Managing Partner, Fifth Era; Mary Huss, Publisher, San Francisco Business Times; Sharon McCollam, CFO, Best Buy and Lifetime Achievement Award 2012; Byron Pollitt, CFO, VISA, and winner Lifetime Achievement Award 2013; and Richard Rosenberg, retired CEO, Bank of America.

2014 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards Finalists by award category:

Winner, Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award
Robert Swan, SVP, Finance and CFO, eBay

Public Company - Large
Deepak Ahuja, Tesla Motors
Karen Boone, Restoration Hardware
David Wells, Netflix

Public Company - Small to Medium
Peter Bardwick, Rocket Fuel
Steffan Tomlinson, Palo Alto Networks

Non-Public Company
Kendall Baker, Revolution Foods
Jason Berry, Build Group
Dan Davenport, RiseSmart 

Emerging Company
Jim Frankola, Cloudera
Sarah Friar, Square
Steve Klei, Kabam

Transformation Agent
Sean Aggarwal, Trulia
 Michael Metzner, Recurrent Energy
 Anup Singh, Nimble Storage

Non-Profit Organization
Joan Catherine Braun, United Way of the Bay Area
Garfield Byrd, Wikimedia Foundation
Kenneth Regalia, Bay Area Council

About The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards
Now in its ninth year, The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards event is a partnership between the San Francisco Business Times and Larkin Street Youth Services. The event has raised over $3.2 million, since the inaugural event in 2006, to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services and the homeless youth they serve. Title Sponsor for the 2014 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards is Deloitte.

About Larkin Street Youth Services
San Francisco's Larkin Street Youth Services is an internationally recognized leader in providing effective housing, education, employment and health services to at-risk, homeless and runaway youth. Larkin Street reaches youth ages 12 - 24 through 15 locations and 25 programs. Three out of four youth who complete the organization's comprehensive programs exit street life. For more information, please visit

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