Blue.cloud’s Brian Alvarez Awarded CFO of the Year 2022 by Tampa Bay Business Journal
Blue.cloud, a digital transformation company and global leader in cloud-only solutions today announced Brian Alvarez has been awarded CFO of the Year 2022 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal.
TBBJ’s CFO of the Year ceremony honored the top financial executives who help grow their companies and play an active role in the region's economy at the Hilton Tampa Downtown on May 26, 2022. Tampa Bay Business Journal hosted the awards with presenting sponsors Truist Financial and CBIZ.
“I’ve always enjoyed working with numbers and analyzing all aspects of a business to maximize revenue growth,” said Brian Alvarez, CFO of Blue.cloud. “Moving to Tampa Bay from California to work with Blue.cloud has been a career highlight and I am honored to receive this distinction from the Tampa Bay Business Journal after a banner year of successful partnerships and strategic capital investments for Blue.cloud.”
Alvarez is a former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer, investor and entrepreneur who holds an economics degree from West Point and MBA from Harvard Business School. With years of experience as a finance professional in private equity and investment banking, Alvarez leads new acquisition opportunities, investor partnerships and major financing activities to support the company’s continued rapid expansion and leadership in the fast-growing data and analytics space. Alvarez has also invested in business services and technology companies across the country and serves as an advisor to multiple search fund investors and CEOs.
Recently, Blue.cloud sold a majority stake to private equity firm Hudson Hill Capital at a $100M+ valuation with the guidance of Alvarez and investment bank, Lincoln International. Blue.cloud is currently working toward surpassing $100 million revenue within two years IPO in the next few years.
“With digital transformation at the forefront of every organization’s growth strategy, the CFO role has rapidly shifted for businesses, requiring digital leadership, strategic vision, and sharp decision makers,” said Kerem Koca, co-Founder and co-CEO of Blue.cloud. “Brian Alvarez embodies all of these qualifications and more as a digital-first CFO that will continue to help Blue.cloud achieve business outcomes by investing in cloud and analytics.”
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