SOURCE: Larkin Street Youth Services

Larkin Street Youth Services

April 06, 2015 09:30 ET

Announcing the Finalists of the Tenth 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 6, 2015) - The independent Selection Panel of the Tenth Annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards announced last Friday the finalists in six categories for 2015 CFO of the Year. All award finalists will be recognized, and winners announced, at the awards dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 to be held at the Westin St. Francis, San Francisco. 

Now in its tenth year, the sold-out awards dinner is attended by over 550 prominent Bay Area business executives and leaders. All proceeds benefit homeless and at-risk youth, ages 12-24, served by San Francisco's Larkin Street Youth Services, the leading nonprofit in San Francisco helping youth gain independence by offering an innovative and award-winning model of housing, education, employment, and health 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, Board Member: Royal Bank of Scotland, Diamond Foods, Fiserv, Unisys, and Ooma; Mary Huss, Publisher, San Francisco Business Times; Sharon McCollam, Winner, 2012 Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Best Buy; Byron Pollitt, Winner, 2013 Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Visa; Richard Rosenberg, Retired Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America.

2015 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards Finalists by award category:

Winner, Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award
Patrick Pichette, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Google

Public Company - Large
Patrick J. O'Malley, Seagate Technology
Julie Whalen, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Public Company - Small to Medium
Jim Cox, Advent Software
Kris Sennesael, Enphase Energy

Non-Public Company
Jonathan Coblentz, Oportun Financial Company
Susan A. Kreusch, MacFarlane Partners
Tim Maly, SurveyMonkey 

Emerging Company
Mike Dinsdale, Docusign
John Fernandez, ForgeRock
Timothy Steinkopf, Centrify

Transformation Agent
Alan Black, Zendesk
Mike Herring, Pandora
Mark Sachleben, New Relic, Inc.

Non-Profit Organization
J. Aaron Christopher, John F. Kennedy University
James H. Obendorf, Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
Maggie Williams, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County

About The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards
Now in its tenth 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 $3.7 million, since the inaugural event in 2006, to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services and the homeless youth they serve. Title Sponsor for the 2015 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards is Deloitte. www.cfoawards.org #bayareacfo

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 annually serves over 3,000 youth ages 12 - 24 throughout San Francisco. Three out of four youth who complete the organization's comprehensive programs exit street life. For more information, please visit www.larkinstreetyouth.org.

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