EY announced that Chris Gabrelcik, President of Lubrication Specialties, Inc., is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®2015 Awards in the Ohio Valley Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Gabrelcik was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 4, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati.
“Our work has always been focused on providing innovative, niche solutions for trucking fleets and diesel vehicles nationwide,” explained Gabrelcik about his company’s mission. “Our recent growth can be credited back to hard work, the power of science and a steadfast commitment to innovation. To me,it’s not about the bottom line. It’s about doing what’s best for my employees, our customers and our community.It’s what we’re all about.”
Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY 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 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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