PLYMOUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Energy Management Collaborative (EMC) today announced that its President & CEO, Jerry Johnson, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Upper 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. Johnson was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 11th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis.
“It’s a real honor to be selected as a finalist for this award,” said Johnson. “I’m very fortunate to grow a business to this point over 12 years, but I am even more fortunate to have so many great people join with me in the journey.”
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.
Energy Management Collaborative (@EMC_2003) provides state-of-the-art lighting conversion systems and service solutions in a broad range of industrial, commercial and retail facilities in North and South America. Since 2003, the company's turnkey project management approach, EnergyMAXXSM, has helped its customers assess and implement each project phase, bringing an immediate and positive impact to their bottom line.
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.