Pittsburgh-based Microsoft Visual Studio Third-party Control Vendor’s CFO Wins Award
PITTSBURGH, PA - November 29, 2010 - The winners of the 2010 Pittsburgh Business Times CFO of the Year awards program were announced Thursday, November 11, 2010 at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh. The annual event honors the region’s chief financial officers. ComponentOne, a leading component vendor in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner program and Pittsburgh-based company, is pleased to announce that its Chief Financial Officer, Martin de San Martin was a finalist and ultimately the winner in the small company category. Finalists and winners are selected based on a number of criteria, including their efforts to boost the company’s profit margin, their involvement in company affairs beyond the traditional financial responsibilities, as well as their participation in community and social programs outside of the company.
“The Pittsburgh Business Times is honored to present our region’s CFO with these awards,” said Alan Robertson, publisher. “This program proves that Pittsburgh is home to some of the best financial executives in the country, like Martin de San Martin.”
A Pittsburgh resident since early 2003, de San Martin’s role as CFO at ComponentOne places him in control of all areas of accounting, finance, and operations. He is directly involved in recruiting and training all levels of talent, from staff to managerial personnel positions. One of de San Martin’s many achievements during his tenure at ComponentOne is becoming an approved government vendor by obtaining a Schedule 70 GSA contract on behalf of the company. Beyond his role of CFO, de San Martin is active in areas of marketing, sales and customer engagement. It is he who oversees all legal and compliance matters in the company, provides key logistic support, along with administrative and clerical support for each of the department’s activities.
Outside the company, de San Martin is currently involved with the Hope Academy of Music and the Arts as an Argentine Tango instructor and he is also a soccer coach for the Fox Chapel area Youth Soccer league. de San Martin and his family enjoy participating in local fund-raising events around the city and support many non-profit organizations.
“It is a great honor to be selected as the small company CFO of the Year by Pittsburgh Business Times,” said de San Martin. “I wish to thank the judges and editorial staff who recognized my work with this prestigious distinction and the ownership of ComponentOne who have given me the resources and opportunities to succeed.”
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