McLean, Va., May 3, 2016 – EY today announced that CEO Shervin Gerami of TeleWorld Solutions is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Mid-Atlantic program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Gerami was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
This is the second consecutive year that Gerami has been recognized as a finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year. Since 2009, Gerami has built TeleWorld Solutions into a highly successful service provider for telecommunications companies. The organization offers a range of services, including wireless testing, design, optimization, and deployment solutions, all designed to help telecommunications providers maximize and expand their wireless networks and coverage.
“While this personal recognition is certainly a great honor, I attribute it to the combined commitment and success of our full team,” said Gerami. “Together, we’ve created a successful company that has helped other organizations solve difficult wireless challenges. Although we cherish our past success, we continue to plan for the future, and look forward to providing our clients with the knowledge and tools they’ll need to evolve and grow, just as we have.”
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 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 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. 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 SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the Mid-Atlantic region, sponsors also include Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, PNC Bank, Washington Business Journal, Chatham Financial, Cushman & Wakefield, Lockton Companies and SolomonEdwards.
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.
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