WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 : iPayment, Inc., a trusted provider of payment and processing solutions, announced that its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Robert Purcell, has been nominated for the CFO of the Year Award, by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
In its 10th year, this prestigious Award program honors Los Angeles county finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions. Nominations were received in four key categories including Public Company, Small Private Company, Large Private Company and Non-Profit Organization and winners will be announced at a reception to be held at The L.A. Hotel Downtown on Monday, September 18th.
"I cannot think of an individual more deserving of this recognition," said O.B. Rawls IV, CEO and President, iPayment, Inc. "He's not only an incredible financial leader and senior level executive, he's an astute, well-rounded and energetic business professional. We're very fortunate to have Robert as a leader on our team and we're all very proud of his accomplishments."
Purcell, who joined iPayment in 2012, is an accomplished financial executive with more than 20 years of experience, consistently recognized for achieving outstanding results in growing revenues, streamlining costs, and developing efficiencies throughout various complex functions. His vast experience includes senior leadership roles with Intuit Financial Services, 12 years of progressive growth with Amgen and earlier accounting roles at Deloitte. He earned his MBA from the University of Southern California as well as a BS in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge.
"Needless to say, I was incredibly touched and honored when I was notified that I was a nominee for this Award," said Robert Purcell, CFO, iPayment, Inc. "Locally based, I've watched the nominees and winners of this Award in admiration and now to be one, and with an amazing peer group in every category, is a true thrill. Of course, much of my success comes from the incredible team of finance and accounting professionals, executive leaders and team members that we have at iPayment."
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