Arkansas Business CFO of the Year Awards

Arkansas Business CFO of the Year 2015

Presented By:


2016 CFO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award Winners:

CFO Lifetime Achievement Award:

Phil Baldwin, Citizens Bank

Lifetime Achievement Award in Accounting:

Susan Miller, BKD


2016 CFO of the Year Finalists:

Large Private Company CFO Finalists:

Wendy Bush, Dyke Industries
Bill Harrison, E. Ritter & Company
Candice Hill, Priority Wire & Cable, Inc.

Small Private Company CFO Finalists:

Ben Hollowell, Applied Technology Group
Lesley Nalley, Hot Springs Village POA
Ben Thomas, PC Assistance, Inc.

Nonprofit Organization CFO Finalists:

Bob Bloom, Heifer International
Harry Hutchison, St. Bernards Healthcare
Billye Hawkins Veteto, Razorback Foundation

Small Bank CFO Finalists:

Michael Burris, FNBC Bank
Jim Schnoes, One Bank & Trust

Large Bank CFO Finalists:

Drew Chandler, Farmers Bank & Trust
Kim Crook, First Arkansas Bank & Trust
Karla Payne, Arvest Bank

Education/Public Sector CFO Finalists:

Adam Adair, Arkansas State University-Newport
Sara Lenehan, City of Little Rock
Dorethea Yates, City of Hot Springs

Winners of each category will be announced at the CFO of the Year Luncheon on November 2.

Join us to honor
Arkansas' Champions of the Bottom Line

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
11:30am – 1:00pm
Embassy Suites, Little Rock
$75 per ticket | $750 per table of 10 (lunch included)
Business Attire


For more information, contact Leslie Gordy at (501) 372-1443 ext. 336 or at

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