Bloomberg Tax’s Lisa Fitzpatrick And Ken Crutchfield Win Stevie Awards for Executive Leadership

Arlington, VA (June 7, 2018) – Bloomberg Tax announced that Lisa Fitzpatrick, Vice President and General Manager of Bloomberg Tax’s research and news operation, and Ken Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager of Bloomberg Tax Technology, received Stevie awards for their leadership at the 2018 Annual American Business Awards®. The Stevies, the nation’s premier business awards, will be presented at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 11.

A trailblazer for female executives, Ms. Fitzpatrick leads Bloomberg Tax’s research and news group and was awarded a bronze-level Stevie award in the Woman of the Year category. Since being appointed to her current position five years ago, Bloomberg Tax division has achieved double-digit sales growth while successfully launching its next-generation tax research platform.

Mr. Crutchfield, Vice President and General Manager of Bloomberg Tax Technology, received a bronze-level Stevie in the Tech Innovator of the Year (Software) category for the successful launch of Advantage™ earlier this year. The Advantage platform from Bloomberg Tax is a new and innovative way for companies to keep up with the quickly evolving tax landscape. The Advantage platform enables enhancements to be rolled out quickly, and encourages collaboration across accounting, compliance, and audit teams. This results in greater visibility and more informed decision-making, thereby dramatically improving the way tax work gets done.

“Great executive leadership creates an environment that supports strong performance and exceptional products and services, which ultimately leads to satisfied clients,” said Darren McKewen, President of Bloomberg Tax. “I am extremely proud to work alongside a stellar executive team, and am thrilled that both Lisa and Ken are being recognized by such prestigious awards as the Stevies.”

Nearly 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

About Bloomberg Tax

Bloomberg Tax provides comprehensive global research, news and technology services enabling tax professionals to get the timely, accurate, and in-depth information they need to plan and comply with confidence. Our flagship Bloomberg Tax platform combines the proven expertise and perspectives of leading tax practitioners in our renowned Tax Management Portfolios™ with integrated news from the industry-leading Daily Tax Report®, authoritative analysis and insights, primary sources, and time-saving practice tools. Bloomberg Tax technology solutions on our proprietary Advantage platform help practitioners simplify complex processes to better control risk and maximize profitability. For more information, visit Bloomberg Tax & Accounting.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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