Tecta America's Mark Santacrose, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest Region Finalist

Jun 23, 2010, 16:46 ET from Tecta America Corp.

SKOKIE, Ill., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Santacrose, President and CEO of Tecta America Corp., the nation's largest roofing company, will be honored among the 28 finalists from Illinois and Indiana at the annual Midwest Region Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Regional Awards Gala to be held June 24th at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Chicago. Considered the world's most prestigious award for entrepreneurs, finalists are selected for extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary with Santacrose at the helm, Tecta America has grown to include 47 locations and more than 3,000 employees. As President and CEO, Santacrose oversees the strategic direction of the commercial roofing company, which offers expertise in roof installation, repair, roof asset management, emergency response and sustainability solutions for a variety of businesses across the nation.

Prior to joining Tecta in 2001, Santacrose was CEO and President of Entrade, President of Bagcraft Corp., and practiced law for seven years with a concentration on mergers and acquisitions. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Marquette University, a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Business, and a Law Degree from Loyola University, Chicago. Santacrose has held offices and is a member of numerous professional and industry associations, including the National Roofing Contractor's Association.

The Midwest Region of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year program has been hosted since 1987 and 11 of the regional winners have gone on to win national awards.


Now celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Tecta America, headquartered in Skokie, IL, is the largest commercial roofing company in the U.S., and provides roofing solutions nationwide with 47 locations and more than 3,000 employees. Services provided include roof installation, roof replacement, new construction, disaster response, repair, restoration, maintenance, environmental solutions, vegetated roof systems, daylighting, photovoltaic systems, eco-materials, and full service national roofing management. Tecta America is Roofing Redefined. For more information, visit us on the web at www.tectaamerica.com.

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