The Institute of Finance & Management Announces Winner of Controller of the Year Award AT 4th Annual Controller’s Summit

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Controller’s Summit 2014 Took Place at The Westin O’Hare, where Erick Lerma, CPC won Controller of the Year

IOFM's Controller of the Year, Erick Lerma, CPC

Erick has made significant contributions to his company both in finance and operations. He has built strong business partnerships – a critical capability for today’s controller.

The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) announced Controller of the Year, an award presented at the 4th Annual Controller’s Summit. Winner of the award was Erick Lerma, CPC, controller at Testronic.

Controllers and other top financial professionals from around the country were surveyed to elicit nominations. The winner of the award was chosen by a panel of experts, headed by Chris Doxey, IOFM’s Executive Director of the Controller Certification program. While presenting the award, Doxey said, “Erick has made significant contributions to his company both in finance and operations. He has built strong business partnerships – a critical capability for today’s controller. Additionally, he is an advocate for formal and informal education and is a mentor to others.”

"There was an outstanding response from the professional community," said RD Whitney, executive director of IOFM. "The pool of nominees was impressive, but Erick’s dedication and initiative are top-notch. We congratulate him on being named IOFM’s 2014 Controller of the Year!”

Produced by IOFM, a business unit within Diversified Business Communications, the Controller’s Summit 2014 took place at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. Professional education opportunities abounded, and speakers from well-known companies and institutions shared their expertise with the attendees.

About the Institute of Finance & Management

The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) is the leading source and largest provider of tools, resources, research, training, certification programs, and events in the rapidly evolving field of financial operations. IOFM runs three membership networks: The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN), The Accounts Receivable Network (TARN), and The Controller’s Network (TCN). Membership helps professionals advance their careers and organizations improve their processes through access to proprietary information, best practices, and expert insights. IOFM is a business unit within Diversified Communications, a global organization operating on four continents and a major independent producer of events and media worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.iofm.com.

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