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Dannelley, Warren Get Lifetime Achievement Awards at CFO of the Year

Kristi Dannelley, founder and principal at GreenPoint CFO of Benton and Charles W. Warren, CFO of the Fort Smith School District, were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the CFO of the Year luncheon Nov. 2 in Little Rock. read more >
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Dannelley, Warren Get Lifetime Achievement Awards at CFO of the Year

Kristi Dannelley, founder and principal at GreenPoint CFO of Benton and Charles W. Warren, CFO of the Fort Smith School District, were honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at the CFO of the Year luncheon Nov. 2 in Little Rock. read more >
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Arkansas Business Announces 2023 CFO of the Year Finalists

An awards ceremony will be held Nov. 2 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock read more >
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Arkansas Business Announces 2022 CFO of the Year Finalists

Finalists and winners in each category will be honored at a special event on Nov. 2 in Little Rock. read more >
Scott Dendler of Assembled Products, the Small Company CFO of the Year, speaks at the awards luncheon in Little Rock on Nov. 3, 2021.
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Judy, McCaleb Get Lifetime Achievement Awards at CFO of the Year

Chief financial officers were also recognized in seven categories including small private companies, nonprofit organizations and education. read more >
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Get Your Tickets to the 2021 CFO of the Year Awards Luncheon

Arkansas Business announces the 2021 CFO of the Year finalists and Lifetime Achievement Award winners. read more >
Mitch Bettis, publisher of Arkansas Business

CFO of the Year: Introduction from Publisher Mitch Bettis

Chief financial officers don’t usually grandstand or seek the limelight, so the idea of honoring them at an awards luncheon might seem unusual. read more >
Scott Dendler • Controller, Assembled Products Corp. | Rogers

Small Private CFO Winner: Scott Dendler, Assembled Products

Scott Dendler believes in meticulous organization and planning. read more >
Jane Mote • CFO, Southern Marketing Affiliates | Jonesboro

Large Private CFO Winner: Jane Mote, Southern Marketing Affiliates

From deer hunting to accounting, Jane Mote doesn’t mind the push that comes from being challenged. read more >
Barbara McCrory • Chief Administrative Services Officer & CFO, Centers for Youth & Families | Little Rock

Nonprofit CFO Winner: Barbara McCrory, Centers for Youth & Families

Barbara McCrory became a CFO before age 30 and is proud of that accomplishment, and of being a woman in the C-level suite, especially at one of the state’s largest nonprofits. read more >
Sara Lenehan • CFO, City of Little Rock

Public Sector CFO Winner: Sara Lenehan, City of Little Rock

Sara Lenehan likes to say she’s had three careers — one in public accounting, a second in the private sector with Alltel, and a third as finance director for the city of Little Rock. read more >
Julie Bates • CFO, Arkansas State University System | Little Rock

Education CFO Winner: Julie Bates, Arkansas State University System

Julie Bates had taken the Law School Admission Test and been admitted to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. But the Alma native had a nagging feeling that there was something besides law in her future. read more >
Karen Shaw • EVP & CFO, Citizens Bank | Batesville

Banking CFO Winner: Karen Shaw, Citizens Bank

Karen Shaw wanted to pursue a professional business career that would have vast opportunities to serve others, be intellectually challenging and always be in demand. She found that and more with accounting. read more >
Bill Craig • CFO, Howard Memorial Hospital | Nashville

Hospital CFO Winner: Bill Craig, Howard Memorial Hospital

For more than a decade, Bill Craig has watched Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville grow. read more >
Stuart McLendon • CFO, Dyne Hospitality Group | Little Rock

Small Private CFO: Stuart McLendon, Dyne Hospitality

A pandemic presents particular challenges to a hospitality company, whose business model revolves around getting people in the doors, but Stuart McLendon, chief financial officer of Dyne Hospitality Group since 2018, is proud of how his company has worked through those challenges. read more >
Scott Rosenberg • CFO, Travel Nurse Across America | North Little Rock

Small Private CFO: Scott Rosenberg, Travel Nurse Across America

Scott Rosenberg picked an interesting time to join Travel Nurse Across America, a crucial pipeline to hospitals desperate for reinforcements during the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
Dick Fletcher • SVP & CFO, CTEH LLC | North Little Rock

Large Private CFO: Dick Fletcher, CTEH

Dick Fletcher will soon be surrounded by construction — a consequence of his employer, CTEH, being bought by Montrose Environmental Group Inc. last year. read more >
Daniel McAdoo • CFO, Hytrol Conveyor Co. | Jonesboro

Large Private CFO: Daniel McAdoo, Hytrol

Daniel McAdoo has numbers in his genes and manufacturing in his blood. Not to mention big steel and Ginsu knives in his background. read more >
Jarod Bridges • CFO, Youth Home Inc. | Little Rock

Nonprofit CFO: Jarod Bridges, Youth Home

Being a CFO, or any kind of executive, wasn’t on his radar at first. Instead, Jarod Bridges wanted to be a rock star. read more >
Corey Moline • CFO, Arkansas Community Foundation | Little Rock

Nonprofit CFO: Corey Moline, Arkansas Community Foundation

Corey Moline and his team at Arkansas Community Foundation were in some ways on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic when it first hit in March 2020, and meeting the challenges of the health crisis is one of his biggest career achievements. read more >