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Announcing the 2013 CFOs of the Year: Visa, Cisco, NetSuite, Recology, Lending Club, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, and Alameda County Community Food Bank

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - Last night the Eight Annual Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards was held at the Westin St. Francis to recognize the finalists and announce the 2013 winners in six award categories. Over 500 business leaders and executives were on hand to celebrate this year's CFO finalists and winners and honor the Lifetime Achievement Award winner Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer of Visa Inc. In addition, 16 CFO of the Year honorees from previous years joined in celebrating their fellow CFOs.

This year's event raised over $455,000 for Larkin Street Youth Services and has raised over $3.2 million in total over the past eight years to support Larkin Street's programs. Each year, Larkin Street helps over 4,000 homeless and at-risk youth in San Francisco move off the streets through comprehensive housing, education, employment and support programs. The funds raised help Larkin Street's expanding mission to deepen education and employment-readiness for youth based on the increasing need for post-secondary education and job readiness skills.

"Being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award is a great honor. It was quite something to be in a room full of this year's outstanding CFO of the Year honorees and for all of us to be recognized for the service we render to our companies, our shareholders, our communities," said Pollitt. "This event is especially meaningful because it benefits Larkin Street, which helps the younger members of our community catch a break during a time of their lives when it can matter the most."

Winner, Hall of Fame - Lifetime Achievement Award:
Byron Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer, Visa Inc.

Winners of the 2013 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards:
Public Company with revenues above $500MM
Frank Calderoni, Cisco

Public Company with revenues up to $500MM
Ron Gill, NetSuite

Non-Public Company
Mark Lomele, Recology

Emerging Company
Carrie Dolan, Lending Club

Transformation Agent
Daniel Morissette, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Non-Profit Organization
Amy Prescott Donovan, Alameda County Community Food Bank

Finalists of the 2013 CFO of the Year Awards:
Public Company with revenues above $500MM
Mark Hawkins, Autodesk

Public Company with revenues up to $500MM
Charmaine Detweiler, New Resource Bank
Rob Krolik, Yelp

Non-Public Company
Tyler Comstock, Jackson Family Enterprises
Gigi Harrington, SamTrans

Emerging Company
Mardi Dier, Portola Pharmaceuticals
Mark Resnick, Vindicia

Transformation Agent
David Conte, Splunk Inc.

Non-Profit Organization
Melanie Johnson, Episcopal Community Services
Aaron Levine, French American International School

About The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards
Now in its eight year, The Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards is a partnership between the San Francisco Business Times and Larkin Street Youth Services. The event has raised over $3.2 million over the past eight years to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services. Title Sponsor for the 2013 Bay Area CFO of the Year Awards is Deloitte. www.cfoawards.org

About Larkin Street Youth Services
San Francisco's Larkin Street Youth Services is an internationally recognized leader in providing effective housing, education, employment and health services to at-risk, homeless and runaway youth. Larkin Street reaches youth ages 12 - 24 through 15 locations and 25 programs. Three out of four youth who complete the organization's comprehensive programs exit street life. For more information, please visit www.larkinstreetyouth.org.

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