Meet the East Central finalists

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 East Central Finalists. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of these unstoppable entrepreneurs during the virtual awards celebration on Thursday, August 5 at 12:00 p.m. ET.

Kathryn Fantauzzi, Co-founder & CEO | Apollo Neuroscience | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alex Frommeyer, Co-founder & CEO | Beam Dental | Columbus, Ohio

Ilya Bodner, CEO | Bold Penguin | Columbus, Ohio

Kash Shaikh, Founder & CEO | BSB Group International | Cincinnati, Ohio

Chad Silverstein, Founder & CEO | Choice Recovery, Inc. | Columbus, Ohio

Joe Altieri, CEO | FlexScreen | Export, Pennsylvania 

Tony Remington, CEO and Julie Brazil, COO | Gravity Diagnostics LLC | Covington, Kentucky

Alex Yastrebenetsky, CEO | InfoTrust, LLC | Blue Ash, Ohio

Chad Mattix, President | Kinettix, Inc. | Cincinnati, Ohio

Craig Rutledge, President | LSS Holdings, LLC | Louisville, Kentucky

Oliver Zak, Co-Founder & CEO and Selom Agbitor, Co-Founder & COO | Mad Rabbit Tattoo | Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Jeff Coury, Managing Partner & CEO | Mortgage Connect LP | Moon Town, Pennsylvania

Steven Hong, Co-Founder & CEO | Oculii | Beaver Creek, Ohio

Doug Sibila, President & CEO | Peoples Services, Inc. | Canton, Ohio

Larry L. Lanham, CEO | Polymer Packaging, Inc. | Massillon, Ohio 

Jim Rock, CEO | Seegrid Corporation | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Maria Bennett, Founder, CEO & President | SPR Therapeutics, Inc. | Cleveland, Ohio

Ray Lui, Co-Founder & CEO and Mary McCann, Co-Founder & COO | Sprinly, Inc. | Cleveland, Ohio

Ed Walton, CEO | STEP CG | Covington, Kentucky

Anthony Hughes, CEO | Tech Elevator, Inc. | Cleveland, Ohio