HOUSTON, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Vellano, CEO of the Vortex Companies has been named a finalist for EY's Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., it recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also helping transform our world. Mr. Vellano was selected by a panel of independent judges.
The Award winner will be announced at a special gala event on June 21, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis Houston. "I am extremely humbled and truly honored to be a finalist for this award," said Mr. Vellano. "I have assembled a team of exceptionally bright and entrepreneurial leaders in our industry, which has helped drive the success of the company and helped me realize my vision."
Now in its 33rd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 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 16, 2019.
About The Vortex Companies
The Vortex Companies provide a much-needed solution for the nation's crumbling underground storm drain and sewer systems utilizing its trenchless rehabilitation technologies to avoid the traditional, time-consuming and extremely cost-prohibitive approach of digging up and replacing infrastructure. As a result, this saves municipalities and corporations millions of dollars on any given project. To achieve this the Vortex Companies delivers advanced trenchless solutions and turnkey services to cost-effectively renew water, sewer and industrial infrastructure.
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