Arkansas Business is proud to announce the 2023 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners.
This year, Kristi Dannelley of GreenPoint CFO of Benton has earned the CFO Lifetime Achievement Award. Charles Warren of Fort Smith Public Schools will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Accounting.
This is the 14th year that Arkansas Business has honored outstanding CFOs from around the state. Nomination forms were submitted to an independent panel of judges who determined finalists and winners.
The 2023 CFO of the Year Awards will be held Nov. 2 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, with Arkansas Business Publisher Mitch Bettis and Editor Lance Turner recognizing the state's top finance and accounting executives.
Profiles of each finalist and winner will be published in a special supplement of Arkansas Business on Nov. 8.
CFO of the Year 2022 Finalists
CFO LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Kristi Dannelley, GreenPoint CFO
CFO LIFETIME IN ACCOUNTING
Charles Warren, Fort Smith Public Schools
LARGE PRIVATE COMPANY CFO FINALISTS
Jeff Weatherly, Lexicon
Brady Moore, Priority1
Brady Pipkin, EOS
Chris Shepard, Clark Contractors
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CFO FINALISTS
Laine Harber, Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Monique Sanders, Arkansas Foodbank
Susan Singleton, Healthy Connections
Britney Snell, SHARE Foundation
PUBLIC SECTOR/EDUCATION CFO FINALISTS
Russ Hannah, Arkansas State University
Tammy Hall, Harding University
Ember Strange, City of North Little Rock
Misty Eubanks, Arkansas Department of Human Services
Emily Shumate, Arkansas Game & Fish Commission
BANK CFO FINALISTS
Eric Mangham, Arkansas Federal Credit Union
Paul Castleberry, Eagle Bank
Sandy Ferguson, Generations Bank
Brittany Little, Today's Bank
Kim Nunnally, Bank of Cave City
HOSPITAL CFO FINALISTS
Amanda George, UAMS
Andrew Covington, Arkansas Surgical Hospital
Beth Lutes, Ozarks Community Hospital
Nicki Simpkins, Pinnacle Pointe Hospital
SMALL PRIVATE COMPANY CFO FINALISTS
Brian Swindle, Harrison Energy Partners
Taylor Crow, Pain Treatment Centers of America
Brian Smith, Southern Administrative Services
For more information on the CFO of the Year Awards program, click here or contact Events Director Tiffany Mattzela at TMattzela@abpg.com or (501) 455-9334.