The Financial Leader of the Year Awards

The FLY Awards

The FLY Awards are a celebration of outstanding financial talent.

Every year The Financial Leader of Year Awards receives nominations from the business community for individuals and finance teams that have made a lasting impact through finance. These individuals and teams are awarded for their outstanding performance in key areas of their organizations.



2019 Financial Leader of the Year Award Winners

  • WarnerMedia – Financial Business Services Team
  • Payscape – Finance Team led by Craig Hamilton
  • Dixie McCurley – Trusted CFO Solutions
  • Lakkitha Silva – Church’s Chicken
  • Mailchimp – Finance Team led by Ritz Adriansen
  • Stephen Davenport – CFA Society Atlanta


Warner Media


Dixie McCurley

Financial Business Services Team

Complex Financial Integration Award

Finance Team led by Craig Hamilton

Small Business Finance Team of the Year Award

Trusted CFO Solutions

Innovative Solutions in Finance Award

Lakkitha Silva


Stephen Davenport

Church’s Chicken

Financial Planning & Analysis Leadership Award

Finance Team led by Ritz Adriansen

Strategic Finance Team Award

CFA Society Atlanta

Lifetime Achievement in Finance Award

Congratulations to all Leadership Finance® Atlanta Graduates!

Pictured from left to right:

  • Nathan Feather – CFO – PriveRevenue, Inc.
  • Jill Fitzgerald – Senior Manager – RSM
  • Durran Dunn – Sr. Manager, Internal Audit – Graphic Packaging International
  • Matt Hines – Controller – Mailchimp
  • Ritz Adriansen – VP, Finance – Mailchimp
  • Lisa Nordel – Vice President – Stonehill Strategic Capital
  • Charles Arnold – Assistant Controller – Church’s Chicken
  • Randy Davis – VP, Corporate Controller and Treasurer – Haverty Furniture Companies
  • Scott Law – Chairman of Leadership Finance Atlanta & Business Development Director at RSM
  • Not pictured: Georgie Dow – Controller – US Auto Sales

And a special thank you to the 2019 keynote speaker, Pat Williams, co-founder and ex-general manager of the Orlando Magic.

Learn more about Pat Williams.

Thank you to all 2019 FLY Awards sponsors

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