Tecta America's President and CEO Mark Santacrose Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2010 Award Winner in Midwest Program

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence

Jun 29, 2010, 17:03 ET from Tecta America

SKOKIE, Ill., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecta America, the nation's largest roofing contractor, today announced that Mark Santacrose, CEO and President, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Private Equity/Venture Capital-backed Award in the Midwest region.  According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs and their companies who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.  Santacrose was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Sheraton Chicago on June 24.

"This is less of a personal recognition, and much more of a distinction which has been earned by the members of the Tecta America team," said Santacrose. "The award honors every individual at Tecta, and our commitment to redefining the roofing industry through innovative services for our customers and our unwavering commitment to quality and the safety of our people."

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate their 24th anniversary this year.  The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

As a Midwest award winner, Santacrose is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 national program.  Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 13, 2010.  The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

ABOUT TECTA AMERICA

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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