TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. announced its Chief Financial Officer, Steve Buhaly, was named "CFO of the Year" at The Portland Business Journal's annual awards program. Buhaly received the honor in the public company category.

"Steve Buhaly is a terrific role model for our entire organization. In addition to ensuring high integrity and transparency in TriQuint’s public reporting, Steve is a trusted business partner and a valuable voice in strategic planning. He brings common sense and a quick wit to our team," said Ralph Quinsey, President and CEO of TriQuint.

Buhaly is a valuable consultant to TriQuint’s business units and functional departments. His responsibilities include investor relations, corporate accounting and legal, to information technology, tax and treasury services. Since joining the company in September 2007, he has inspired operational improvements and empowered his senior managers with skill and thoughtfulness.