In a recent article by the St. Louis Business Journal, five St. Louisans named as finalists in E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year were acknowledged. The individuals listed have each built a successful company and grown it to an impressive level, for which they are now being recognized. The list included the following St. Louis entrepreneurs:
- Scott Scully of Abstrakt Marketing Group
- Benjamin “Tad” Edwards of Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
- Donn Lux of Luxco Inc.
- Susan McCollum of Major Brands Inc.
- Andrew Burch of SmartMouth Oral Health Land
Scott Scully earned this prestigious award for his entrepreneurship in the marketing services arena and St. Louis area for the past 20 years. Abstrakt Marketing Group is the product of a bold vision and strategy, but with hard work and dedication – Scott’s dream has become a reality.
“Every year, we are impressed by the ingenuity, passion and undying optimism exuded by the entrepreneurs we meet and honor through this awards program. They don’t follow trends — they define them. EY is proud to celebrate the Heartland Finalists in this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year program,” said Dominic Iannazzo, EY’s Heartland Program Co-Director.
These finalists were nominated for the EY Heartland program, which includes the region of Greater Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Each of these finalists will attend the Finalist Reception on May 14 in Minneapolis, MN with the Awards Gala being held on June 14. To view the other finalists, visit www.ey.com
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance and the local community. The program 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 awards program 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 and more than 60 countries.