Boxercraft Founder Jon Carroll Named 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Atlanta-based Boxercraft announced its founder, president and owner Jon Carroll, received the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award for the Southeast region. Carroll was among 23 other nominees in the Alabama/Georgia/Tennessee region that have made a difference in building and leading successful businesses.
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year Award recognizes business leaders in more than 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to his or her business and community.
"Entrepreneurs contribute so much to our economy and the fabric of this nation," said Joe King, Ernst & Young LLP entrepreneur of the year program partner for Alabama/Georgia/Tennessee. "These finalists help our region create jobs, while encouraging community growth, development and innovation. We are pleased to honor them."
Past winners include Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines and Jim McCann of 1-800-Flowers.com.
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