Bob is truly deserving of this award as his many impressive accomplishments in his tenure here demonstrate.
Vienna, VA (Vocus) December 4, 2009
Parature, a global leader in on-demand customer service software, announced today that Parature Chief Financial Officer, Robert Aldrich was named CFO of the Year – Business Services in the Washington Business Journal 3rd Annual CFO of the Year. The award honors the Greater Washington region’s top chief financial officers for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards.
The Washington Business Journal, along with presenting sponsors Cigna and ACG National Capital, honored the winners at the CFO of the Year award program on December 2, 2009 at the W Hotel, Washington, DC. The winners are profiled in a special supplement of the Washington Business Journal.
“Bob is truly deserving of this award as his many impressive accomplishments in his tenure here demonstrate,” stated Parature CEO, Tim Davenport. “He has been instrumental in supporting our rapid growth strategy; a $16 million venture capital raise immediately after his hiring in 2007, at a time when venture firms were rigorously scrutinizing worthy organizations; identifying key areas for improvement, increasing efficiency and improving communication; as well as contributing to sixty percent growth and the addition of hundreds of new customers since becoming a member of our executive team. Bob is the quintessential team player who leads by example; he is consistent, dedicated, enthusiastic, and a pleasure to work with due to his incredible energy, friendly personality and refreshing idealism.”
Parature enables any organization to fundamentally change the way they support their customers through its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery and integrated, intuitive design that empowers organizations to better and more efficiently serve, support, engage with and retain customers in today’s Web world. The seamlessly integrated suite of Parature Customer Service™ software modules allows organizations to effectively manage all of their support needs without additional hardware, software and IT expenses. Parature integrates everything in one dynamic, unified system to increase efficiency across entire organizations, improving processes among customer support, operations, development and sales.
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Parature, a leader in on-demand customer service software, makes it possible for any business to leverage the Internet to provide outstanding customer service. The company’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery and integrated, intuitive design enables organizations to better and more efficiently serve, support, engage with and retain customers in today’s Web world. Founded in 2000, Parature received the 2007 and 2008 Product of the Year Award from Customer Interaction Solutions magazine and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Parature has been named to both the Washington Business Journal’s list of Best Places to Work and The Washingtonian list of Great Places to Work. Headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, Parature is at work in organizations of all types and sizes, and helps support millions of end users worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.parature.com or follow @Parature on Twitter.