Entrepreneur of the Year honors ambitious entrepreneurs building a bolder future
AURORA, sick., May 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Rob OnoratoCEO of Shorr Packaging Corporation, has been named a finalist for the 2023 Midwest Award for Entrepreneur Of The Year®. The Entrepreneur of the Year award, now in its 37th year, is one of the most successful business awards most prestigious awards given to transformative entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all.
Rob was selected by an independent jury. Entrepreneurs were evaluated based on their ability to create long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“I am deeply honored to be a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year®. At Shorr, we believe in the power of innovation, collaboration and customer service. Our commitment to providing full-service packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations has been the cornerstone of our success. Rooted in tradition and coupled with a constant focus on innovation and progress, Shorr is proud to offer its customers a unique combination of in-depth business knowledge and personalized service. This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our employee-owners, and I am grateful for their support. We look forward to continuing to grow our business and make a positive impact on our industry.
Regional award winners will be announced on June 21, 2023, during a special celebration. Winners will then be considered by national judges for the national Entrepreneur of the Year awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth companies. growth and market leaders. The winner of the national Entrepreneur of the Year award will then compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ award in June 2024.
The Entrepreneur of the Year program has recognized more than 11,000 entrepreneurs across the United States since its inception in 1986, and it has grown to recognize business leaders in 145 cities in more than 60 countries across the world.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, NA; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In the Midwest, sponsors also include regional Platinum Sponsors Cresa Global, Inc., DLA Piper, LaSalle Network and Marsh-McLennan; regional Gold sponsor, Becker Professional Education; and regional Silver sponsor, ADP.
About Entrepreneur of the Year® Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for invincible entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders bring the innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with ideas and experiences that promote growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. National Global Award winners then compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.
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