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Baltimore, MD, May 8, 2018 – EY announced that Skip LaBella, President of Closet America, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Mid-Atlantic region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Skip LaBella was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 14, 2018, at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
“It is truly an honor to be selected as a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year,” says LaBella. “We owe much of our success to our innovative business model that focuses on the customer experience.”
Now in its 32nd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In the Mid-Atlantic region, platinum sponsors also include Jones Lang LaSalle and PNC Bank. Regional gold sponsors include Cooley LLP, DLA Piper, Kelly Benefit Strategies, SolomonEdwards, Washington Business Journal and Baltimore Business Journal.