Carter Wood, chief financial officer for Buchanan & Edwards, has won WashingtonExec’s 2023 Chief Officer Award for Chief Financial Officer in the Private Company: Annual Revenue <$100M category.
WashingtonExec on May 10 unveiled the winners of the Chief Officer Awards, an annual program that celebrates influential and innovative executives in government and industry in the C-suite. The event took place at McLean’s luxurious Ritz Carlton, where 535 attendees came together for a memorable in-person luncheon.
Along with the government and industry winners, Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman of the board of directors at ABM Industries, Inc. and board member of Cadmus Group and Dexis Consulting Group, was honored with the 2023 Chief Officer Awards Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes the career of a longtime, influential and impactful CEO, as Kesavan served as ICF CEO for an impressive 21 years, making him a true industry stalwart. Maximus CEO Bruce Caswell served as the emcee for this year’s awards ceremony.
Wood noted in his finalist Q+A with WashingtonExec that he works toward balance in everything he does.
“I maintain engagement by being an authentic leader, striving for harmony between decision making, fiscal management and collaboration,” he said. “I believe in leading with an empathetic heart and spirit and focus on community, diversity and teamwork.”