Managing Member/CEO, Claudine George named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Winner in Michigan & Northwest Ohio
June 15, 2012
Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in Michigan & Northwest Ohio. This group of leading 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.
Claudine George, ICONMA, LLC (Staffing & Support Services) is a winner for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award for Michigan & Northwest Ohio. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Finalists and Award Recipients will be named at a special gala on June 14, 2012 at the MGM Grand, Detroit.
Now in its 26th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Michigan & Northwest Ohio, sponsors include PNC Bank, Foley & Lardner and Smart Business.
Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and the National Women Business Owners Corporation, ICONMA is a woman-owned consulting firm providing professional services and solutions to a broad range of Fortune 1000 organizations nationwide. ICONMA was founded in 2000 on the principle that success is derived from delivering high quality service while being responsible, flexible, and innovative. Commitment to this principle has led ICONMA to become a certified and multiple award-winning organization that guides our clients to operate more productively and to improve profitability, top-line growth, customer service, and cost management.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year ®
Ernst & Young 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 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
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