PostNet Executives Named Finalists for Entrepreneur of the
Steven Greenbaum and Brian Spindel Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2008 Award Finalists in the Rocky Mountain Region
DENVER, Colorado, May 19, 2008 – PostNet International Franchise Corporation today announced that Steven J. Greenbaum, CEO, and Brian Spindel, President/COO, are finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2008 Award in the Rocky Mountain region.
According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Greenbaum and Spindel were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 19, 2008, at the Belmar Center.
PostNet CEO Greenbaum said, “Both Brian and I are proud to have been selected as finalists and owe a debt of gratitude to our staff, franchisees, and customers of PostNet Centers across the U.S. and in the nine countries in which we operate for making this recognition possible.”
Spindel added, “Being selected finalists for this prestigious award validates our belief in developing our franchise system with the best interests of our franchisees as a foremost consideration.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program celebrates its 22nd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2008. The awards are the concluding portion of Ernst & Young’s Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded in 1993, Denver-based PostNet is the largest and fastest-growing privately held company in the business services and postal industries. Locally owned and operated PostNet locations offer digital printing and copying services; document binding and finishing; and digital services including graphic design and computer rental stations. They also offer shipping with UPS, FedEx, DHL and the U.S. Postal Service. PostNet has more than 900 franchises throughout North America and abroad, including Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ireland, Panama, South Africa and Venezuela. For more information, please visit www.postnet.com.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries.
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