Laser Locators, a world-wide leader selling ophthalmic lasers and diagnostic equipment, announced today that their Chief Financial Officer, Tayra Paul, has been named a finalist for the 2016 CFO of the Year Award by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in the Small Private Company category.
This makes the second year in a row that Paul has been named a finalist for CFO of the Year. Finalists are chosen by an independent selection panel based on a variety of criteria. Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon on Thursday, February 18th.
The CFO of the Year Award credits Tampa’s top financial professionals for outstanding performance in their roles as corporate financial stewards. They must also show a solid track record of success positively impacting local communities and demonstrating their commitment to service.
“Getting recognized as CFO of the Year Finalist, for the second year in a row, is an incredible honor.” I’m grateful to be amongst Tampa’s finest financial executives,” said Paul.
As Chief Financial Officer of Laser Locators since 2004, Paul manages processes for financial forecasting, budgets and reporting; provides recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities; ensures that effective internal controls are in place and compliant with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting. Paul holds her Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida and is a life long resident of the Tampa Bay area. She volunteers accounting and tax preparation services for the Westchase Charitable Foundation. In addition, Paul is actively involved with St. Lawrence Catholic Church and lends her time and financial expertise to them.
About Laser Locators
Laser Locators, established in 2004 and headquartered in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A., is a global company that buys, sells and services a variety of new or used ophthalmic equipment including surgical and refractive lasers, as well as diagnostic and surgical equipment.
We have experienced laser engineers and technicians on staff that refurbish and service equipment at our headquarters or in the field. We warranty, support and service all of the equipment we sell. Our shipping capabilities are first rate, and we can ship almost anywhere in the world and have done business in over 100 different countries. We invite any one to tour our new 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility prior to purchase.