In partnership with the Kingston Wealth Management Group, the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies recognizes two special people each year for their entrepreneurial accomplishments. The Kingston Wealth Management Group Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors a member of the local business community whose long-term achievements reflect a dedication to the spirit and practice of entrepreneurship. The CommuterAds Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes an alumnus/alumna of Illinois State University who has achieved outstanding entrepreneurial success since graduating. The Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Dinner is held each year in November.
Jack Snyder of The Snyder Companies, has been an entrepreneurial powerhouse in Bloomington/Normal for decades. He is the first recipient of our Kingston Wealth Management Group Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Joe Reynolds of Red Frog Events, an event production company widely praised for its innovation and unique company culture, received the CommuterAds Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
For further information please contact Aaron Von Qualen, Assistant Director of Development, or call (309) 438-7682.