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Michael Vandiver of SecureWorks Honored with the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 'CFO of the Year' Award for Medium Private Company
Jun 21, 2010 (02:06 PM EDT)
ATLANTA, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based SecureWorks®, a leading, global provider of security services protecting 2,800 clients worldwide, announced today that Michael Vandiver, SecureWorks Chief Financial Officer (CFO), has been named the winner of the prestigious Atlanta Business Chronicle's CFO of the Year Award in the category of medium private company. The award is designed to recognize the achievements of Atlanta's top CFOs and acknowledge their outstanding contributions to their organizations.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle's CFO of the Year Awards, in affiliation with the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), recognizes CFOs who have contributed to their company's growth and business, as well as endeavored to improve quality of service within the company and around the community. Winners are chosen by an ACG-led panel of judges who are experts in the financial field. The 2010 Atlanta CFO of the Year Awards were presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the ACG on Friday, June 4 at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead during a breakfast. Winners were chosen in seven categories: Public Company (Medium & Large Categories), Private Company (Small, Medium & Large Categories), Non-Profit, and Community Service.
"Michael has been an incredible asset to SecureWorks over the years, and we congratulate him on being chosen as CFO of the Year for the medium private company category," said Mike Cote, Chairman and CEO of SecureWorks. "Michael did a great job in 2009 managing two acquisitions, SecureWorks' capital and seamlessly handling the systems and back office support as the company grew its revenues 59%, from $54 million to $86 million from 2008 to 2009. I brought Michael on board to SecureWorks in 2002 because of his experience, passion, intelligence and attention to detail. His biggest accomplishments have been growing his team and his innate ability to mentor people."
"I am humbled to receive this award," said Vandiver. "This accolade is a tribute to the outstanding talents of my team and the dedication they have to the overall success of SecureWorks. Their commitment has been invaluable in growing SecureWorks' business. Again, this is a true honor and one that I share with SecureWorks as a whole."
SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,800 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. The combination of award-winning security technology, strong client service, and experienced security professionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. Positioned in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 and has been named to the Inc. 500, Inc. 5000 and the Deloitte lists of fastest-growing companies. www.secureworks.com