Rock Communications, Colorfx President Named Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Finalist
DES MOINES, IA—April 24, 2013—Rock Communications and Colorfx today announced that President Jon Troen was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 program in the Upper Midwest. 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. Troen was selected from a strong pool of nominations by a panel of independent judges. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 13, 2013 at the Marriott City Center hotel in Minneapolis.
Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, CA, on Nov. 16, 2013. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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.
Regional sponsors for the Upper Midwest program include Padilla Speer Beardsley, Faegre Baker Daniels and Twin Cities Business. Locally, the program is sponsored by Lockton Companies, Sálo and the Pohlad Companies.
About Rock Communications and Colorfx
Rock Communications and Colorfx are national providers of print and multichannel marketing solutions with annual sales of approximately $90 million, and over 500 employees operating in five facilities throughout Iowa. Colorfx and Rock Communications specialize in building innovative solutions to customers’ most challenging and demanding marketing programs.
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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