Albert Bacon, CFO at Gig Harbor’s LaborWorks, was named Financial Executive of the Year for mid-size and large companies at a luncheon today sponsored by KeyBank.

In the small company category, Hans Stoker, chief financial officer at CodeSmart Inc. in Lacey received the award. Molly Archer, director finance at Associated Ministries of Pierce County, won recognition in the non-profit category.

Tacoma Community College vice president for administrative services, Silvia Barajas, earned recognition as the top governmental Financial Executive for 2013.

Other finalists for the program included:
⁃ Mike Doidge, director of finance, Charles Wright Academy
⁃ Bob Goldberg, CFO at Gordon Trucking
⁃ Steve Gray, secretary-treasurer of Gray Lumber
⁃ David Grimm, CFO at Grimm Collections
⁃ Steve Zaitz, CFO of Associated Petroleum Products

The awards came during a luncheon produced by Business Examiner Media Group and hosted by Historic 1625 Tacoma Place. More than 120 persons attended the inaugural event.