Marilyn Crouther is senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector region for HP Enterprise Services. In this role, she is responsible for driving overall business performance and for further strengthening relationships with federal, state, and local government clients. Crouther previously served as vice president and chief financial officer for the region, capping a broad-based finance and accounting career that began at EDS in 1989 and extended to P&L management in the communication and health care industries as well as the public sector. Today, as a recognized financial expert in the government IT industry, she was named one of the Top 10 CFOs to Watch by Executive Biz in 2010, and voted the Group/Division CFO of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. She also received a Professional Achievement Award from the National Women of Color Technology in 2007. Active in the community, Crouther participates on a number of boards in the Washington, DC, area.