A panel of judges has considered 14 finalists from small companies, medium- to large-employers, government units and non-profit organizations and selected four 2017 Financial Executives of the Year honorees. They will be revealed at a recognition luncheon on Wednesday, for which just a few tickets remain.

You can read background profiles of each financial executive that will be honored by clicking on the names below.

Private sector finalists involved are:

Non-profit organizational finance leaders who are Finalists include:

Three different government offices or agencies have Finalists in this category:

  • Mary Schmidtke, Fiscal Services Manager, Pierce Co. Auditor’s Office, Tacoma
  • Holly Woodmansee, VP Administrative Services, Bates Technical College, Tacoma
  • Lisa Woods, Business & Finance Manager, City of Tacoma Events & Venues dept.

The final honoree in each category will be announced on Wednesday, April 26, in a program sponsored by Kitsap Bank. Tickets and other details are available at this link or by calling Business Examiner Media, 253.404.0891.