Watertown-based Bright Horizons Family Solutions announced that the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Elizabeth Boland, received the Boston Business Journal’s 2015 CFO of the Year Award.
“Elizabeth provides strategic vision and guidance for the company not by leading from on high, but by leading from within,” Bright Horizons Chief Executive Officer David Lissy said in the announcement. “Her intimate knowledge of day-to-day operations in every area of the company enables her to understand that our bottom line is reflected in more than a spreadsheet but also in the outcomes Bright Horizons produces every day for our customers and clients. Elizabeth is truly a model of leadership for the financial sector.”
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education and other services designed to help employers and families better address the challenges of work and life. The Company provides center-based full service child care, back-up dependent care and educational advisory services to more than 900 clients across the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada and India, including more than 140 Fortune 500 companies and more than 80 of Working Mother magazine’s 2014 “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.”
Bright Horizons is one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” and is one of the UK’s Best Workplaces as designated by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Bright Horizons is headquartered in Watertown. The Company’s web site is located at www.brighthorizons.com.