CHARLESTON, SC--(Marketwired - Dec 2, 2015) - PeopleMatter, the leading provider of workforce management solutions for service industries, today announced that its CFO, Paul Rowand, won Finance Monthly's 2015 CFO Award. Recognizing the best CFOs' leading key initiatives and providing strategic vision and financial direction across a range of industries, the annual awards celebrate top performers working in some of the most important sector-leading companies globally.

Editor-in-chief of Finance Monthly, Mark Palmer, commented: "The success of every organization is owed a great deal to the huge contribution and the strategic planning of its CFO. The CFOs listed within Finance Monthly's CFO Awards publication are proven corporate leaders who help deliver tangible results for their respective organizations and have achieved considerable success in their own right."

Rowand is located in PeopleMatter's Charleston, SC-based headquarters and has held the position of CFO since joining the company in September 2013. Before that, he was CFO of Brightree and held key positions at Sterling Software, Xerox and Wells Fargo. Throughout his 20-year career, he has completed four acquisitions and led many more M&A opportunities. Rowand holds a bachelor degree in Accounting from Fairmont State University and is a licensed CPA.

Nate DaPore, president and CEO of PeopleMatter, said it's an honor for Paul to be recognized. "Paul's contributions to PeopleMatter's success are numerous. He's an instrumental member of our management team dedicated to serving the unique needs of service-industry organizations such as those in retail, foodservice and hospitality. I'm thrilled to see him recognized among his peers for his leadership and strategic thinking, including those from Amazon, Marriott and Anheuser-Busch."

Rowand added, "PeopleMatter is a company that accepts and delivers nothing but the best. It's an honor to receive this award from Finance Monthly, an organization that shares our commitment to excellence."

The full list of winners can be accessed in the digital version of Finance Monthly magazine.

About PeopleMatter
PeopleMatter is a powerful and complete workforce management platform designed to fit the specific needs of service-industry brands. Our complete set of mobile, workforce solutions and business analytics tools connect processes, employees and customers in entirely new ways. Automating and optimizing people processes since 2009, PeopleMatter helps more than 47,000 service-industry locations thrive through better efficiency, engagement and customer satisfaction. PeopleMatter is headquartered in Charleston, SC and on online at Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook.