CFO Studio proudly announces the Recipients of the 2017 CFO Innovation Awards


Tax-Exempt Organizations:
The For-Profit Mind-Set

Tom Masnaghetti, CFO
Hudson Community Enterprises

Small Market Companies:
Thinking Big


Middle Market Companies:
Driving Growth and Innovation

Catherine Franzoni, CFO
Manasquan Bank

CFO Success: Capital
Scott Coiante, CFO
Agile Therapeutics

CFO Success: Global
Michael Bickel, CFO, NA
Schindler Elevator Corporation

CFO Success: Finance Department
Neil Glasser, CFO
Michael J. Hennessy Associates

CFO Success: Operations
Bill Fahrbach, SVP Finance

CFO Success: Strategy
Maximo Nougues, CFO

CFO Success: Technology
Kristina Merrill, CFO
Sky Racing World

CFO Industry Transformation
Matthew Nicholas
VP of Finance, CFO
First Data Corporation

CFO Leadership

Anthony Conte, CFO
EPAM Systems, Inc.

Scott Gellman, COO and CFO
Kurtosys Systems

CFO to CEO Evolution
Robert Ripp, President

CFO World-Class
Maureen O’Connell,
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Scholastic Corporation

CFO Innovator
Andrew Napurano,
Chief Finance and Strategy Officer
Realogy Franchise Group

CFO Studio congratulates Award Recipients and Finalists, whose career accomplishments have been acknowledged.

Exciting Presentations Scheduled at the 2017 CFO Innovation Conference


(New Jersey: February 16, 2017): Andrew Zezas, Publisher and Host, CEO, of CFO Studio announced today exciting discussions by dynamic organizations that will take place at the 2017 CFO Innovation Conference and Awards. The all-day Conference, the 3rd annual, is hosted by CFO Studio and is expected to attract over 500 CFOs and senior finance executives as it has in previous years. At the Conference, thought-leading subject matter experts share insights and ideas with CFOs for public, private, and private-equity companies, and tax exempt organizations from the greater NY, NJ, CT, PA region, and from around the country. The Conference will take place on May 24th at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark, NJ. Admission to the Conference is available at no charge to CFOs and senior finance executives. Reservations and details are available at

“We’re extremely excited to announce on-stage presentations by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, JLL, NJBankers, NJ Manufacturers Extension Program, and a just announced discussion, entitled “The Disruptive CFO…Successful Women in Finance”, stated Andrew Zezas. “We will shortly announce more presentations by equally dynamic thought-leading organizations. With the addition of the CFO Innovation Awards Ceremony and the after-party celebration with music by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, this year’s CFO Innovation Conference and Awards promises to be the best yet!”


About the 2017 CFO Innovation Conference

Over 500 regional CFOs are expected to attend the 2017 CFO Innovation Conference, hosted by CFO Studio at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark, NJ, on May 24, 2017.  At this third annual Conference, CFOs from large, middle and small market, public, private, and private equity companies, and tax exempt organizations, will participate in various presentations, panels, and discussions, enjoy breakfast, lunch, a wine reception, the CFO Innovation Awards Ceremony and Dinner, and an after-party with music by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.


About CFO Studio

CFO Studio deploys the best of new and traditional media to promote finance executives as business and strategy thought leaders. CFO Studio magazine, published quarterly by CFO Studio and underwritten by great promotional partners, features business profiles and strategic advice for CFOs. Andrew Zezas is the host of CFO Studio and the Publisher of CFO Studio magazine.

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