Chicago, Ill., June 14, 2013 – LaSalle Network, Chicago’s premier provider of professional staffing and recruiting services, announced today its CFO, Lawrence Casas, was named an honoree of the 2013 “CFO of the Year” awards presented by the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
Honored alongside sixteen other local financial officers, Casas is recognized for his contribution to the successful economic growth and stability for the Chicagoland area.
“It is an amazing accomplishment to be named an honoree and be among this year’s recognized CFO’s in the region,” said Casas. “Being able to contribute to LaSalle’s success, and witnessing the company and our employees grow is what motivates me daily.”
The CFO of the Year awards acknowledges chief financial officers that have contributed to their company’s overall growth, their commitment to good ethics, effective reporting and involvement in the community.
“Not only has Lawrence contributed to the development of the company, but also to the growth in revenue,” said Tom Gimbel, Founder and CEO. “He has helped grow the company from $16.5 million when he started, to $35 million today. Lawrence plays an integral part in our growth and will continue to be a key asset in achieving our goals in the future.”
Since joining LaSalle in November 2007 as CFO, Casas oversees all aspects of internal accounting and is responsible for financial management and reporting, processes and procedures, and financial and business analysis. Casas has implemented effective weekly and monthly financial systems, which have streamlined the company’s process of viewing and analyzing its metrics. Casas has substantially influenced the profits of the company by bringing in clients totaling $1 million in revenue.
The awards ceremony will take place Thursday, July 18 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. The honorees will also be recognized in the August 19 issue of the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
About LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is Chicago’s premier provider of professional staffing and recruiting services specializing in accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing and executive search. Since its inception, LaSalle has grown over 1,000 percent, worked with thousands of clients and placed more than 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle Network has been listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America list for the past six years, named by Staffing Industry Analysts’ as a top five “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” from 2011 through 2013, and among the “Fastest Growing Staffing Firms” in 2012. The firm has offices in downtown Chicago, Arlington Heights, Oak Brook and Gurnee. For more information, please call 312-419-1700 or visit www.www.thelasallenetwork.com.