National Association of Professional Women Announces Nancy G. Kenney, M.S., B.S., C.P.A., Corporate Controller, Riverside Research, a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year

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Nancy G. Kenney is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

I am known for directing my energy for continuous bottom line improvement and operational efficiency.

NAPW honors Nancy G. Kenney as a 2015 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Kenney is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in finance. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and over 200 Local Chapters.

With a financial career spanning more than 20 years, Ms. Kenney is currently the Corporate Controller of Riverside Research, a nonprofit defense contractor. Looking back, her career began in public accounting, followed by 17 years in the private sector with ITT Corporation (now known as Exelis, Inc.). Before joining the Riverside Research Leadership Team, she held numerous titles throughout her career, including Six Sigma Black Belt, Manager Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, Assistant Controller and Corporate Controller.

Ms. Kenney brings exceptional skills to her role, including strategic planning, Lean Six Sigma operational excellence, sound financial accounting acumen and budgeting and forecasting. “I am known for directing my energy for continuous bottom line improvement and operational efficiency,” says Ms. Kenney, a global financial leader who successfully transforms financial processes by motivating teams to exceed customer requirements and ethical standards.

“Balancing my professional career with my family and giving back to my community through various social action programs have helped define me,” adds Ms. Kenney. For her commitment to achieving success according to her personal standards of excellence, and for her outstanding accomplishments in enriching the field of finance with her diversified proficiencies, Ms. Kenney is being honored as a leader and role model for her profession.

Awards & Accomplishments: M.S., Accounting, Pace University; B.S., Consumer Economics & Housing, Cornell University; Ashridge Business School’s Strategic Management Program in Executive Leadership; Next Level Development’s Successful Women Leading at ITT


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