On March 29, 2018 CFO Selections® was a nominee for Bellevue Chamber’s 29th Annual Eastside Business Awards and among excellence at a Ceremony & Reception on March 29th at Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Kevin Briscoe and Mark Trantor of CFO Selections attended the annual event.
2018 Eastside Business Award categories include Eastside Business of the Year, Eastside Small Business of the Year, Most Innovative Product or Service of the Year, and Entrepreneurial Spirit – Startup of the Year.
All nominees were honored, and the winners announced at the 29th Annual Eastside Business Awards Ceremony & Reception on March 29, 2018 at Hyatt Regency Bellevue. From large corporations to small business enterprises, this year’s nominees are making an impact on their communities and the marketplace.
Nominees included CFO Selections along with many outstanding companies:
AutoMech * Bellevue Embroidery * Bensussen Deutsch Associates * Beyondsoft Consulting Inc * BitTitan * Boone Wealth Advisors * CFO Selections LLC * Chameleon Technologies * Cobalt & Sapphire * Edifecs * Foodjiff * Fresh Look Real Estate * General Microsystems Inc * Integrity Financial Corporation * IntellaSphere * Lincoln South Food Hall * Overlake Family Vision, PLLC * Overlake Medical Center * PhotoPad for Business * Polyverse * Prime 8 Consulting * Seattle Humane * Sequoia Scientific, Inc.
Winners in each category were announced during the ceremony:
Business of the Year:
BitTitan, Bellevue, WA; Migration Software and IT Services Delivery Platform
Recognized for their sustained superior performance as an established Eastside business of over 100 employees, revenue growth exceeding $10 million, the strength of the leadership team, adaptability to challenging economic conditions, accomplishments and awards. As well as its history of seizing market opportunities and unique partnerships within the community.
Eastside Small Business of the Year:
Seattle Humane, Bellevue, WA; Animal Shelter
Recognized for their superior performance as an Eastside small business of 100 employees or fewer with an established presence in the community, a commitment to workforce excellence, and a demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.
Seattle Humane was founded in 1897. Over the past century, they’ve experienced impressive growth through many economic cycles and built a community of over 3,500 volunteers. “We are truly honored by this recognition,” said Seattle Humane CEO David Loewe. “This award is a testament to the monumental steps we've made towards growing our organization and transforming the future of animal welfare.”
Entrepreneurial Spirit – Startup of the Year:
Lincoln South Food Hall, Bellevue, WA; Fast Casual Culinary Food Hall
Recognized as a startup business that has launched in the last two years, the concept has a market and/or fills a unique niche and is poised to achieve consistent and significant growth.
Lincoln South Food Hall quickly seized a market opportunity to achieve success. Using data from market research, they created the concept a fast casual and quick dining in an environment that is upscale and fun. They have an innovative infrastructure that offers six quick casual options in the same location without being a commercialized chain-style food court.
Innovative Product of the Year:
Polyverse, Bellevue, WA; Cyber Security Solutions – Polyverse Polymorphic Linux to Eliminate Panic Patching
Recognized for launching a new cutting-edge product, software, service or application that has launched in the last two years.
Chairman’s Community Pillar Award:
Overlake Medical Center, Bellevue, WA; Healthcare
Recognized for long-standing excellence and significant positive economic impact on the community. Overlake Medical Center is a major employer on the Eastside with 3,000 employees and numerous additional companies that support this sector.
The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce welcomed WeWork as the presenting sponsor, KeyBank, Perkins Coie as corporate sponsors; Bellevue College, City of Bellevue as associate sponsors; and Ember One as a supporting sponsor. Bellevue Reporter is our media sponsor and Mike Nakamura Photography is an in-kind sponsor.
About CFO Selections
CFO Selections provides finance and accounting fractional and interim consulting, as well as executive search services to a wide range of business and non-profit organizations. Established in 2002, the company focuses on locating and recruiting the highest caliber senior-level talent available. Its team of consulting CFOs and Controllers work in a collaborative and problem-solving way to generate maximum results.