CLEVELAND, May 4, 2011 — Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Northeast Ohio finalists. This group of outstanding entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The winners will be revealed at a gala event on June 16, 2011 at Playhouse Square.
“These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging community development and innovation in our broader economy,” said Lee Thomas, Ernst & Young Partner and Entrepreneur Of The Year Northeast Ohio Program Director. “No matter who wins on June 16, we know one thing for sure – Northeast Ohio is enriched by every one of these finalists.”