Global assurance, tax, and advisory services firm EY announced that Lee Stellakis, partner at design and construction firm ARCO/Murray, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Stellakis was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on June 13 at Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago.
“I am honored to have been selected as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award,” Stellakis said upon hearing the news. “ARCO/Murray has an exceptional group of people that I am pleased to represent in this respected program.”
Now in its 32nd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2018.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the U.S. by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Local sponsors for the Midwest program include Plexus Groupe, LaSalle Network, Cresa, PNC, Becker Professional Education and 1871.