Dallas Clement Named CFO of the Year
Dallas Clement, president and chief financial officer at Cox Enterprises, has been named Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Year. This award honors the best of the business in multiple categories. Dallas won in the “Large Private Enterprise” category, which includes private companies in metro Atlanta with 2022 revenues of $150 million or more.
The other finalists in the category were Kate Jaspon, CFO at Inspire Brands Inc., Scott Page, CFO at Heritage Distribution Holdings and Chuck Ristau, CFO at OneDigital. For this year’s CFO Awards, Atlanta Business Chronicle used a committee of judges involving previous winners and members of the Association for Corporate Growth Atlanta.
Decades of Success at Cox
As president and CFO at Cox Enterprises, Dallas is responsible for the company's treasury, financial reporting, tax, audit, strategy and corporate development, and financial planning and analysis functions. He also oversees sustainability operations, information technology, risk management, government affairs, legal, aviation, real estate and security.
Dallas also leads Cox’s expansion efforts by focusing on new business areas, including cleantech and controlled environment agriculture, digital media, public sector technology and healthcare technology.
During his time at Cox Enterprises, Dallas has led $2 billion in new growth investments, including Mucci Farms (a controlled environment agriculture business), Nexus Circular (an advanced recycling company), Axios (a digital media company) and OpenGov (a public sector software platform).
Dallas previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Cox Automotive. Dallas also spent 20 years at Cox Communications, where he held a variety of roles, including executive vice president and chief strategy and product management officer.
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