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Mark R. Baumgartner

Mark Baumgartner Selected as Virginia CFO of the Year


Virginia Beach, Va. – Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that attorney and CFO Mark Baumgartner has been selected as Virginia Small Business CFO of the Year by Virginia Business magazine.  Out of 34 CFOs nominated by their peers, Virginia Business magazine editorial staff and a group of previous CFO award recipients selected one outstanding chief financial officer award winner in four business categories, small business, small nonprofit, large business and large nonprofit. 

A business attorney and shareholder of the firm, Mark has served as CFO for the last four years in addition to leading a successful IT campaign to advance the firm’s technology and maintaining a busy law practice helping clients with their business and personal legal matters. 

“Mark is a valuable member of our leadership team and we’re delighted that he was chosen for this award” said Pender & Coward CEO, Dave Arnold. 

About Pender & Coward 

For over 130 years, Pender & Coward has been dedicated to the success of its clients, representing businesses of all sizes, governmental entities and individuals. The firm’s attorneys practice throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia from offices in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Suffolk and remain committed to accomplishing client goals through proven experience, resourceful solutions and effective communication. For more information, visit