FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Heath S. Eskalyo, Principal Partner and Chief Financial Officer in the Fort Lauderdale office of Kelley Kronenberg, was selected as the winner of the South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 CFO Awards for the businesses under $100 million in revenue category. The recipients were honored January 17th at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six in Fort Lauderdale.
The annual CFO Awards honor chief financial officers who go above and beyond their duties within the office and are active within their community.
“I am honored to accept this award and to have our firm recognized for our efforts to break the traditional law firm finance mold,” said Mr. Eskalyo. “Through the combined efforts of our leadership team we have developed a progressive and entrepreneurial model that creates synergy and has tripled revenue growth and lawyer count in the past seven years.”
Mr. Eskalyo has been instrumental in the firm’s growth from a statewide practice to a firm with a national presence. He plays a significant role in the firm’s business development efforts and the continued expansion of the firm’s practice areas and services. Additionally, he directs the firm’s philanthropic efforts and oversees involvement in community events and fundraisers.
In his legal practice, Mr. Eskalyo focuses on Workers’ Compensation, OSHA, Defense Base Act claims, Insurance Fraud, Civil Liability, Construction Law and Occupational Accident and Truckers Occupational Insurance claims.
Outside the office, Mr. Eskalyo is a Sprint, Olympic, 70.3 and Ironman triathlete and the founder of the TriSharks, Inc., a nonprofit organization comprised of a dedicated group of triathletes who are senior level professionals committed to professional growth, business development, networking and philanthropy. Additionally, he co-founded Team Victory, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit team that participates in triathlons to raise money and awareness on behalf of noteworthy charitable groups. He is also an advocate for The Children’s Tumor Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors for The Victory Center, and is on the Advisory Board for the Leanda Cave Foundation.