More than 250 people are expected at the University Center at DeSales University for the 2018 Lehigh Valley Business CFO of the Year Awards.
The sixth annual event honors the contributions chief financial officers make to their companies.
“These CFOs have a direct effect on the economic growth and stability of not only their companies, but the region as a whole,” said Michael O’Rourke, publisher of Lehigh Valley Business.
Nineteen professionals will be honored at the event including Bruce Heugel, CFO of B. Braun Medical Inc. of Bethlehem, who is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Winner.
At the event, the winners chosen from among the finalists in each category will be announced.
The finalists are:
Private Company with Revenues up to $25MM
Bob Harbaugh, Abeloff Auto Group, Inc.
Thomas Hess, Genomind, Inc.
Private Company with Revenues over $25MM
Tracy Haas, Service Electric Cable T.V., Inc.
Eric Haydt, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc.
Michael Schwertfeger, J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc.
Gregory Yocco, MCS Industries, Inc.
Nonprofit CFO of the Year - Small (74 or less Employees)
Mike Castor, GoggleWorks
Maureen Michael, Da Vinci Science Center
Art Troccoli, PBS39-WLVT
Nonprofit CFO of the Year - Large (75 or more Employees)
Steven Breidigan, Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation
Michael Callan, KidsPeace Corporation
Tara Fleureton, Greater Valley YMCA
Mary Beth Horner, LifePath, Inc.
Best Growth Manager
Michael Krogermeier, Creditsafe USA
Gregory Krzemien, JetPay Corporation
Nirali Patel, VISHTECH SERVICES COMPANY
Best Turn Around Specialist Award Winner
Bruce Rider, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Rising Star Award Winner
Aelish Brooks, Good Life Companies
For more information on the 2018 Lehigh Valley Business CFO of the Year awards click HERE.