Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in Energy category
EY today announced that Dean Grose, President of Comtech Industries, Inc. received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Energy category in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. 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. Grose was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel on Friday, June 20, 2014.
Grose has overseen Comtech’s substantial growth and success in recent years by developing innovative, sustainable, and effective solutions for managing water in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays.
Now in its 28th year, the EY program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2013 winner Hamid Moghadam, CEO and Chairman of Prologis.
As a Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia award winner, Grose is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.