Chicago, IL, June 7, 2017 (Newswire.com) - EY announced that Co-founder and CEO Christopher Gersch of Verde Solutions is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Midwest. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Chris was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21st in Chicago.
Chris co-founded Verde Solutions in 2012 to provide companies, large and small, with comprehensive energy efficiency solutions such as LED lighting, solar, and HVACR. Verde is committed to supporting its clients' sustainability goals and giving back to the communities that have supported its success along the way. “This recognition is more a testament to my amazing team and supportive family. I am very grateful to do what I love, with the people I care about, while making our community a better place to live,” said Chris.
"This recognition is more a testament to my amazing team and supportive family. I am very grateful to do what I love, with the people I care about, while making our community a better place to live."
Chris Gersch, CEO, Verde Solutions
Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Source: Verde Solutions