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Scenes from D CEO‘s 2023 Financial Executive Awards

On April 25, D CEO hosted the Financial Executive Awards in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth Dallas/Fort Worth
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Todd Lisle (Forvis), Larry King (Private Directors Association), Ray Estep (Transmira), and Kristie Estep (Cook Children's Hospital) Bret Redman

Scenes from D CEO‘s 2023 Financial Executive Awards

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On April 25, the region’s top CFOs and other industry leaders gathered at On the Levee to celebrate those being recognized in D CEO’s Financial Executive Awards 2023, held in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth, Financial Executives International, and TXCPA Dallas.

Networking and dinner were followed by a special awards presentation with a welcome from Noelle LeVeaux, publisher of D Magazine Partners. 

As part of the program, Larry King, Wham Tech’s CFO and COO, was honored with the Constantine “Connie” Konstans Excellence in Corporate Governance Award. It’s named for the late professor of accounting and information management at The University of Texas at Dallas who was D CEO’s first recipient of the honor and a corporate governance pioneer.

Other winners include Emerging Leader in Finance Michael Castaldo of Texas Security Bank, Outstanding CFO of Large Public Company Misty Kawecki of DZS, Outstanding CFO of Nonprofit Organization Marsha Beasley of Parkland Health Foundation, Innovative Finance Team Priority Power led by Joe Loner, and more. For a full list of winners, click here.

Winners were selected by a panel of esteemed industry judges. This year’s panel included: Abby Fuqua of Venturity Financial PArtners; Mark Dendle of Growers Express; Kenny Broom of MG Stover; Mike Bates of Travel Solutions International USA; and Donovan Miller of Whitley Penn.

Thank you to title sponsors Forvis, Independent Financial, and Stream Realty for their support of this event. Congratulations again to all the finalists and winners, who are featured in the May issue of D CEO. You can read the feature ‘How North Texas CFOs Lead During Game-Changing Transactions’ here:


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