Three Vistage Members Named Finalists for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 award in the New Jersey region

San Diego, June 10, 2016 Vistage Worldwide, a global organization that assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, is proud to announce that three Vistage members have been selected as finalists of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 award for the New Jersey region.

Members Dan Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries, Jim Bowman, President and CEO of SBS Group, and Steve Lang, President and CEO of DS&D are among the 30 finalists eligible to take home an award on June 23, 2016 when the winners are announced. Each region’s award winners will then become finalists for the National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® award to be presented this fall.

“We are so proud to see our members named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winners,” said Lee Peters, Regional Executive for Vistage’s Northeast region. “We would like to congratulate and thank Dan, Jim, and Steve for their contributions to the Vistage and New Jersey communities.”

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Each spring, the business community comes together to celebrate regional semifinalists, finalists and winners. These honorees not only create and build market-leading businesses, but also help take the standard of excellence to new heights, transform the face of industry, create jobs and contribute to the vibrancy of communities. The winning companies will be selected by an independent panel of judges.

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