The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2008 Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards, which recognize chief financial officers for extraordinary achievement and excellence in promoting the development of the region’s technology community. The awards program, produced by NVTC with participation by the Tech Council of Maryland, honors exemplary CFOs in the following categories: Public Company CFO of the Year, Private Company CFO of the Year, Group/Division CFO of the Year and Community Service Award. At the awards banquet on June 3 at the Hilton McLean in McLean, Va., the Michael G. Devine Hall of Fame Award also will be presented to an extraordinary leader whose contributions have significantly and uniquely impacted the Greater Washington region’s technology business community during the course of his or her career.
These awards are a joint endeavor of the four accounting firms of Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the chairmanship of the event is rotated among the four firms. The chairman of this year’s awards program is Greg Kuykendall, partner, Ernst & Young.

The finalists for the Public Company CFO of the Year Award are:

John F. Baule, K12
Maria C. Izurieta, Wireless Matrix
Kevin Phillips, ManTech International
Joe Ragan, GTSI Corporation
Steve Vintz, Vocus, Inc.

The Private Company CFO of the Year Award finalists are:

Gregory S. Dunn, Acquisitions Solutions, Inc.
Wes Husted, Abraxas
Doug Kollme, Interactive Technology Solutions
Joseph Kuhn, NextPoint Networks, Inc.
Wayne Wilkinson, Athena Innovative Solutions, Inc.

The Group/Division CFO of the Year, a new award category for 2008, is presented to the chief financial executive of a significant division or business unit that is located in the Greater Washington region and whose parent company is headquartered outside the region. The finalists are:

Marilyn Crouther, EDS, U.S. Public Sector (the 2007 Community Service Award honoree)
Jim LaJeunesse, Unisys
William T. Powers III, Rolls-Royce North America

The Community Service Award finalists are:

Kevin M. Boyce, Datatel, Inc.
Ed Offterdinger, Beers + Cutler
Mark Simione, Noblis

To learn more or to register for the Greater Washington Technology CFO Awards Banquet, visit