SIOUX FALLS, S.D., April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Coffman, founder and CEO of Carsforsale.com, headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, has been presented with the Governor's Economic Development Award – South Dakota Entrepreneur of the Year for 2016 by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. Recognizing a visionary who takes big risks to accomplish big dreams, the honor was awarded at the 2016 Annual Governor's Economic Development Conference on April 13.
"It is an honor to receive such a distinguished award from Gov. Daugaard and the state of South Dakota," said Sean Coffman. "I feel it is important to invest in our local and state economies. I am proud to be from South Dakota, and to grow my businesses here."
"Since its inception, Carsforsale.com has seen incredible growth," said Gov. Dennis Daugaard. "Carsforsale.com soon plans to begin construction on its new corporate campus right here in Sioux Falls. It's a great honor to recognize Sean for his giant vision and innovative spirit."
Other honors included the Governor's Excellence in Economic Development Award, established in 1993 to honor the dedication and commitment of eight South Dakotans who lost their lives returning home from an economic development trip, awarded to the late Ralph Hanson and the South Dakota Community of the Year presented to the community of Britton, SD.
Carsforsale.com provides over 200 jobs in the Sioux Falls community with employees in Sales, Dealer Relations, Graphics, Software Development & IT, Operations and Product Innovation. Sean has also developed Virtual Green, now featured at the flagship UNDER ARMOUR® store in Chicago, IL. In 2015, Coffman was also named the U.S. Small Business Administration's Business Person of the Year in South Dakota.
Carsforsale.com® offers a fast and efficient solution to connect buyers with sellers of automotive vehicles. Founded in 1999, privately-owned, and headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, Carsforsale.com continually develops tools and website features that give millions of unique monthly visitors the insight needed when searching for the perfect vehicle. For more information or to become a Carsforsale.com dealer, please visit Carsforsale.com or call (866) 401-9778.
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