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EY announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 finalists in the South Central Ohio & Kentucky region

Cincinnati, 10 May 2013

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Ernst & Young LLP today announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in the South Central Ohio and Kentucky region. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. These finalists were selected from nearly 80 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 27, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.

The finalists are:

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Tim Schigel
Founder & Chairman
Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc
Bill Rumpke Jr.
COO
Advanced Testing Laboratory, Inc
Greg Neal President
RoundTower Technologies, Inc.
Stephen Power and Stephen West
Managing Partner & Managing Partner
Michelman
Steve Shifman
President& CEO
Sweaty Bands
Donna Browning
Founder & Owner
Epipheo, Inc
Ben Crawford
Partner
Glimcher Realty Trust
Michael Glimcher
Chairman of the Board & CEO
Superior Maintenance Co
Kevin Shurn
President, Founder, & CEO
dunnhumbyUSA
Stuart Aitken
CEO
CarePoint Partners
Dana Soper
CEO
V-Soft Consulting Group Inc
Purna Veer
Founder & CEO
Post Glover Resistors, Inc
Richard Field
President
Flavorman
David Dafoe
Founder
Chard Snyder
Joy Snyder and Ken Chard
President & Executive Vice President
Portfolio Creative
Kristen Harris and Catherine Lang-Cline
Owner & Owner
Creative Lodging Solutions
Mike Tetterton
Owner & President
Davenport Aviation, Inc
Joao Simoes
President & CEO
Legion Logistics
Lacy Starling
President
Mesa Foods, Inc
Ted Longacre
President
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Steve Hightower
President
CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President
Infintech
Ryan Rybolt
President
Gensuite LLC
R. Mukund
Founder & CEO
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Steve Hightower
President
CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President
Infintech
Ryan Rybolt
President
Gensuite LLC
R. Mukund
Founder & CEO
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Steve Hightower
President
CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President
Infintech
Ryan Rybolt
President

 

Gensuite LLC
R. Mukund
Founder & CEO
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Steve Hightower
President

 

CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President

 

Infintech
Ryan Rybolt
President

 

Gensuite LLC
R. Mukund
Founder & CEO

 

Hightowers Petroleum Company
Steve Hightower
President

 

CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President

 

Infintech
Ryan Rybolt
President
Gensuite LLC
R. Mukund
Founder & CEO
2013 Honorees
Master Entrepreneur
Bob Coughlin
Paycor, Inc
CEO
Supporter of Entrepreneurship
Vickie Yates Brown
Nucleus
President& CEO
Social Entrepreneur
Scott White
IGS Energy President
CRS Reprocessing Services
Bill Lawrence
President

Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded globally to recognize company builders in over 140 cities and in more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In South Central Ohio and Kentucky, program sponsors include: Frost Brown Todd LLC, PNC Bank, Cincytech, Cincinnati Business Courier, Columbus Business First, Louisville Business First and Topic.

About EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

About Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets practice
Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary team of elite professionals provides perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter at EY_Growth.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

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