2015 Midwest finalists

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Each of the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 finalists fulfilled a dream by turning a visionary idea into a successful enterprise. Now its time to recognize them for their achievements and see who will take home top honors.

Dan Adamany
Chicago, Illinois

Mike Persico
Anova Technologies, LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Al Goldstein
Chicago, Illinois

Brad Wilson
Brad's Deals
Chicago, Illinois

Michael Clune
Clune Construction Company, LP
Chicago, Illinois

Matt Howard, Eric Martell and
Alex Wyler

EatStreet, Inc.
Madison, Wisconsin

Scott Mandell
Enjoy Life Natural Brands, LLC
Schiller Park, Illinois

Bruce Neumiller
Gearbox Express
Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Steve Greenspon
Honey-Can-Do International
Berkeley, Illinois

Tim Walbert
Horizon Pharma
Deerfield, Illinois

Austin Ramirez
HUSCO International
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Tony Fiscelli
Lifting Gear Hire Corporation
Bridgeview, Illinois

Marc Malnati
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
Northbrook, Illinois

Jeffrey Aronin
Marathon Pharmaceuticals LLC
Northbrook, Illinois

Andrew Limouris
Lombard, Illinois

Christian Herrmann
Morton Salt, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Stuart Frankel
Narrative Science
Chicago, Illinois

Todd Black
Optomi, LLC
Downers Grove, Illinois

Heather Sanderson
Overture Promotions
Vernon Hills, Illinois

Patrick O'Brien
Paris Presents Inc.
Gurnee, Illinois

Jack Lynch
Renaissance Learning
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Ross Freedman and Brad Schneider
Chicago, Illinois

Billy Dec
Rockit Ranch Productions
Chicago, Illinois

Lou Gentine and Louie Gentine
Sargento Foods Inc.
Plymouth, Wisconsin

Ted Balistreri, Nick Balistreri, Patrick Balistreri and
Margaret Harris

Sendik's Food Markets LLC
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin

Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer Shred415
Chicago, Illinois

Mike Sands, Eric Lunt and
Marc Kiven

Signal Digital, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois

Zak Boca and Dan Ushman
Chicago, Illinois

Cary Wood
Sparton Corporation
Schaumburg, Illinois

Ted Perlman
The HAVI Group, LP
Downers Grove, Illinois

George Jacobs
Windy City Limousine & Bus LLC
Elmhurst, Illinois