Hurst immediately garnered more than a third of the nominations. His finance acumen and his high level of skill in financial planning, accounting, budgeting, and internal controls are widely recognized in the industry.
Portland, ME (PRWEB) November 22, 2013
The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) announced Controller of the Year, an award presented at the 3rd Annual Controller’s Summit. Winner of the award was Steve Hurst, CPC, controller at Propet USA, Inc.
Members of IOFM’s Controller’s Exchange 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, “Hurst immediately garnered more than a third of the nominations. His finance acumen and his high level of skill in financial planning, accounting, budgeting, and internal controls are widely recognized in the industry.”
"We were very pleased to present this award," said RD Whitney, executive director of IOFM. "We received a large number of nominations and the caliber of finalists impressed us. But, Steve was a standout. We congratulate him and encourage our community to begin thinking about next year’s nominations."
The Controller of the Year award was co-sponsored by Commerce Bank. “Commerce Bank is very proud to be involved in honoring outstanding financial executives. We are also delighted to support IOFM’s Controller Certification Program,” commented Marc Christman, Vice President, EIPP National Sales of Commerce Bank.
Produced by IOFM, a business unit within Diversified Business Communications, the Controller’s Summit 2013 took place at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV. Professional education opportunities abounded, and speakers from well-known companies and institutions shared their expertise with the attendees.
The Fourth Controller’s Summit will take place September 14-16, 2014 in Chicago, IL.
The Institute of Finance & Management (IOFM) is the leading source of events, peer networks, training, certification, information tools and resources for Controllers, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payments, and Corporate Foundation professionals. IOFM runs the Senior Accounts Payable Leadership Network (SAPLN), a peer-based network providing insight, best practices and proprietary research through private, in-person meetings. IOFM also hosts the largest dedicated Accounts Payable events in the country, bringing together hundreds of AP professionals, the payments industry's most comprehensive annual event, the Payments Summit, and the Controllers Conference & Expo. With a rapidly growing membership and a keen understanding of the issues and content of the most importance to finance professionals, IOFM is your partner to help improve your departments’ performance, and advance your career.