OneNeck IT Services CEO Selected as One of 15 Finalists for Market Leading Prestigious Award
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3, 2010 — OneNeck IT Services announced today that CEO, Chuck Vermillion, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Orange County/Desert Cities Program. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrated extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Chuck Vermillion was selected as a finalist from over 60 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 17th at the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, CA.
“I am honored to be recognized for such a prestigious award and congratulate the other well-deserving finalists,” said Vermillion. “This has been an exciting time for OneNeck. As a provider of IT hosting and application management services, we have achieved record growth despite the current economic conditions. I owe much gratitude to the great team I have alongside me. They have made everything possible and have contributed to my success.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP 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 award gala in Palm Springs, CA on November 13, 2010. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
“Chuck is well deserving of this award,” said Jim Ashton, OneNeck’s Chairman of the Board. “I have worked with Chuck for the past 15 years and watched him grow into an outstanding leader. He has many great achievements in addition to the ones this award will honor. Chuck inspires others to ‘think outside the box’ and run with the vision they have. He has always exhibited tremendous leadership skills, always thinking of what is best for OneNeck, its employees and its customers. He is truly deserving of such an honor.”
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In Orange County/Desert Cities, sponsors include:
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth
Strategic Equity Group
Orange County Business Journal
RR Donnelly Financial
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards® Program:
Ernst and 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, nation and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.
Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited located in the U.S.
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