Meet the 2020 East Central finalists

Congratulations to our Entrepreneur Of The Year® East Central finalists. We look forward to celebrating the achievements of these unstoppable entrepreneurs during a virtual awards celebration on October 7.

Jorge Garcia-Zuazaga | Apex Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center | Mayfield Heights, Ohio

John Thornton | Astrobotic Technology, Inc. | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alex Frommeyer | Beam Dental | Columbus, Ohio

Cynthia Booth | COBCO Enterprises | Cincinnati,  Ohio

J. D. Ewing | COE Distributing | Smock, Pennsylvania

Fred Ode | Foundation Software, Inc. / Payroll4Construction.com | Strongsville, Ohio

Jake Loosararian | Gecko Robotics | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Troy Demmer | Gecko Robotics | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ed Weinfurtner | Great Day Improvements, LLC | Macedonia, Ohio

Chuck Mattera | II-VI Incorporated | Saxonburg, Pennsylvania

Alex Yastrebenetsky | InfoTrust | Blue Ash, Ohio

Jeff Beck | Leaf Home Solutions | Hudson, Ohio

Gordon Vanscoy | PANTHERx Rare | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Jody Richards | Process Technology | Willoughby, Ohio

Margie Brickner | Reliant Capital Solutions | Gahanna, Ohio

Tom Walker | Rev1 Ventures | Columbus, Ohio

Graham Rihn | Roadrunner Recycling | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alex Timm | Root Insurance | Columbus, Ohio

Chris Ratterman | Shady Rays | Simpsonville, Kentucky

Maria Bennett | SPR Therapeutics, Inc. | Cleveland, Ohio

Anthony Hughes | Tech Elevator | Cleveland, Ohio

Kristie Nicolosi | The Kingswood Company | Columbus, Ohio

Bill Cosgrove | Union Home Mortgage | Strongsville, Ohio

Rob Ratterman | Waites Sensor Technologies, Inc. | Covington, Kentucky

Patrick Heist | Wilderness Trail Distillery | Danville, Kentucky

Shane Baker | Wilderness Trail Distillery | Danville, Kentucky