FSA Store.com CFO, Jay Shah, Wins NJTC’s 2015 Hall of Fame CFO Award

The New Jersey Tech Council is pleased to announce the 2015 CFO Awards Breakfast, an annual event recognizing the accomplishments of financial executives from our region’s diverse tech and life sciences communities. The Council is pleased to honor and celebrate the outstanding contributions of these leading CFOs/Investors.

Following the keynote by Francois Nader MD, MBA, former President and CEO of NPS Pharma, the program will present awards in four categories: CFO of the Year, Financier of the Year, Deal of Year and the Hall of Fame Award. Join us for breakfast to meet and celebrate these distinguished leaders.

Finalists

The Tech Council is pleased to announce the 2015 CFO of the Year Awards Finalists. Join us on June 11 at Forsgate Country Club as we reveal the winners and honor these outstanding individuals. Congratulations!

HALL OF FAME
Presented to a current or former CFO for multiple achievements over an extended period of time, in one company or several, which have elevated him/her to a level of recognition among peers.
Finalists:
Tom Aiken, Managing Partner, Cedarwood Partners LLC
Rob Ripp, President, Fintelligent
Jay Shah, CFO, FSAstore.com, Inc.

CFO OF THE YEAR
Presented to a CFO of a tech or life sciences firm for outstanding contributions to company’s performance from January 2014 until present.
Finalists: Robert Costantini, Executive Vice President & CFO, ORBCOMM
Dennis O’Dowd, CFO & Chief Administrative Officer, Ivy Sports Medicine
Bryan Perler, CFO, Vitals

DEAL OF THE YEAR
Presented to the CFO who successfully completed a merger, acquisition, buyout, buyback, or large round of funding in 2014/2015 resulting in increased revenues and growth for company.
Finalists:
Kathleen Bloch, CFO, CytoSorbents
Scott Coiante, Vice President & CFO, Agile Therapeutics
Francis Shammo, CFO, Verizon Communications

FINANCIER OF THE YEAR
Presented to a VC, investment, merchant or commercial banker who has contributed to the economic development of state/region’s tech/life sciences communities, including but not limited to the following: Responsible for attracting new capital to state/region; invested in, or loaned capital to local tech/life science companies; and recognized for accomplishments in community education/leadership.
Finalists:
Katherine O’Neill, Executive Director, Jumpstart NJ Angel Network
Ryan Ziegler, General Partner, Edison Partners