Wyndham Jade’s Top Financial Executive Named Outstanding CFO by D CEO
PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mike Bates, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Wyndham Jade, was awarded “Outstanding CFO, Midsized Private Company” at D CEO’s 2013 Financial Executive Awards, which honor top corporate finance executives in North Texas.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by my peers in the Dallas area, which includes many of the finest financial executives in the country”
Bates was honored for his notable achievements, including: optimizing internal processes, expense savings, and reducing the Company’s monthly close cycle.
Fourteen of Bates’s 20 years of finance and accounting experience has been in the travel and convention industry which has included senior executive level finance positions with The Expo Group, MC2 and Sammons Enterprise. Bates has worked for Wyndham Jade for more than six years.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by my peers in the Dallas area, which includes many of the finest financial executives in the country,” Bates commented. “Obviously this award is a reflection of Wyndham Jade and the quality team of people who work hard every day to make it an industry leader, while also managing to have a little fun along the way!”
D CEO’s Financial Executive Awards Program was presented in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth, Dallas CPA Society, and Financial Executives International.
Read more about Bates in D Magazine.
About Wyndham Jade
Celebrating 30 years of excellence in 2013, Wyndham Jade is an event and travel company specializing in convention housing and registration, meetings, incentives and corporate travel fulfillment. The company employs more than 120 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $125 million. Wyndham Jade maintains offices in Texas, Arizona, Iowa, Georgia and Washington, DC. Wyndham Jade’s ONEsystem+ technology delivers complete housing, registration and travel services in one platform that combines membership databases and customer business rules. For more information, visit www.wyndhamjade.com or call 888-294-1900. Connect with Wyndham Jade on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.