EY today announced that President Tony Fiscelli of Lifting Gear Hire is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Midwest. 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. Tony Fiscelli was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 17th at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Chicago.
“I’m very honored to be a finalist,” President Tony Fiscelli said. “Lifting Gear Hire is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, so to be a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award is truly a humbling and exciting moment for me and for all of us here at Lifting Gear Hire.”
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.
In the Midwest, program sponsors include: LaSalle Network, Benefit Decisions, PNC Bank, Merrill Corporation, Becker Professional Education, Cresa Chicago, Smart Business and 1871.
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.
About Lifting Gear Hire
Lifting Gear Hire is the United States’ largest single organization devoted exclusively to the provision of lifting and moving equipment for rent. LGH holds the most comprehensive inventory for hoisting, rigging, jacking, pulling, material handling, and safety equipment. With over 50,000 pieces, our lifting equipment is available for rent from 19 locations throughout the U.S., and our customers are supported by over 45 Rental Representatives nationwide.
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