CFO Awards (Pre-Event)

September 22, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Free Virtual Event

The Los Angeles Business Journal is proud to host this year’s
CFO of the Year Awards!

We hope you will join us for this 15th annual CFO event. We will honor the leading finance professionals in the Los Angeles region for their ongoing efforts as outstanding financial stewards. Given the economic times and ever-changing climate, CFOs serve as essential members of a company’s core leadership team and the Los Angeles economy at large.

This year, we will also feature an elite panel of industry experts who will discuss the ever-changing economic climate, the evolving role of the CFO, the current state of financial affairs, and the overall impact on businesses
in Southern California.

Don’t miss it!

Contact [email protected] with questions.


Inside This Supplement:

Balancing the Talent Crunch with Your Growth Plans
Companies of all stripes are having a difficult time hiring and retaining talent. Business leaders are employing several strategies for tackling this issue… Read More

The Rebirth of Industrial Policy in the United States
The U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021, a $250 billion package passed in June to facilitate the research and development of science and technology, represents a sea change in U.S… Read More

Real-Time Payments and How to Implement
For many companies, adopting Real-Time Payments (RTP) has gone from “interesting” to “indispensable.” Doing so requires an understanding… Read More

Glendale Is Quickly Becoming California’s Latest and Greatest Growing Tech Hub
From Silicon Valley in Northern California to Silicon Beach in Southern California, one common theme is consistent — the Golden State is the world’s… Read More

A People-First Culture Creates Long-Lasting Success
Psomas is a nationally-ranked engineering consulting firm serving the Western U.S. with unmatched professionalism, a broad offering of services and a first-class team… Read More

Financial Stewardship for the Senior Housing Industry
Frank Rossello has almost 25 years of accounting and finance experience in the senior housing industry. His history with Retirement Housing Foundation (RHF)… Read More

CFOs are Prioritizing Digital Transformation
Rimini Street, Inc., a global provider of enterprise software products and services, recently revealed findings from a global survey of more than 1,500 CFOs and senior financial leaders across 13 markets covering most industries… Read More

Trends CFOs Must Understand to Prepare for the Future of Finance
Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 trends that will be critical to the success of CFOs. CFOs and Finance leaders can sometimes struggle to make sense of the many trends that impact their finance function and the wider organization today… Read More

Three Critical Areas Where CFOs Drive Enterprise Performance Improvements
Chief Financial Officers and finance leaders are playing a larger role in enterprise-wide business transformations, particularly in operations, technology and talent, according to a survey conducted last year by FTI Consulting’s Office… Read More

CFOs Should Build Cost Strategy Around Differentiating Factors
Only a third of firms drive returns greater than the cost of capital, according to a Gartner, Inc. analysis of cost structure models. For those organizations built around factors such as unique competitive… Read More

CFOs Raise Expectations for Growth Across Key Metrics
Each quarter, CFO Signals tracks the thinking and actions of leading CFOs representing North America’s largest and most influential companies. Since 2010, the survey has provided… Read More

CFOs Look To Build “Future Ready” Organizations in the Wake Of COVID-19
WNS (Holdings) Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) announced the release of the Global CFO Survey report by Everest Group, a leading consulting and research firm… Read More

Chief Executive Group Unites with CFO Leadership Council
Chief Executive Group, a leading community for America’s C-Suite leaders and corporate directors, has acquired The CFO Leadership Council, a professional association dedicated to empowering… Read More

American Employers Are Still Investing in Talent
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in partnership with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), have compiled new research from a survey… Read More


Brandon Ferrera
Southern California Market Executive, Middle Market Banking Fifth Third Bank

Brian Hegarty
Principal, Managing Director
Los Angeles | Employee
Benefits Division

Marsh McLennan Agency

Nelly Montoya
Director, Management Consulting & Financial Services Senior Analyst





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