COLUMBIA, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, BTS™ announced that CEO Sean Lane has been selected as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Maryland Award finalist. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
"It's an honor to be a finalist along with the other distinguished Maryland entrepreneurs on the list," said BTS CEO, Sean Lane. "I am incredibly proud of the company my partners and I have built in BTS and the work we do to provide the best 3G solutions for our end customer—Warfighters on the front lines."
After service in the U.S. Air Force as an intelligence officer, Sean started BTS to help address what he believed was a critical need on the battlefield—the need to move intelligence data quickly in areas with limited or no connectivity. Since its formation in 2008, Sean has established BTS as a leading provider of tactical 3G/4G cellular communications technologies for the U.S. Government and private sector.
"These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging community development and innovation in our broader economy," said Harry Thomasian, Entrepreneur Of The Year Maryland Program Director. "No matter who wins on June 23rd, we know one thing for sure – Maryland is enriched by every one of these finalists."
Sean was selected as a finalist from a record number of nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 23 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award.
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Battlefield Telecommunications Systems, LLC is a Columbia, Maryland-based, company that provides advanced, mobile telecommunications technology, software development and integration for the U.S. government and the private sector. Since the company's formation in 2008, the BTS mission is to pioneer, refine and distribute unique technical solutions to state, federal, and commercial markets to achieve communications and information dominance. Through a combination of innovative technical products and integration, high-quality professionals, and first-rate delivery execution, BTS focuses on addressing customer's immediate and critical operational needs. Additional information about BTS is available at www.UnleashBTS.com.
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