PLANO, Texas, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Solutions, today announced that CEO Tim Houlne has been selected as a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Southwest Area North.
This unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. 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.
"It is an honor to be a finalist for this distinguished award, as well as to be part of this well-respected group of men and women, some of which have inspired me along the way," said Houlne, CEO of Working Solutions.
Working Solutions is a premier virtual contact center and technology organization, providing customer-contact services via an interconnected network of more than 110,000 work-at-home agents, one of the largest virtual work forces in the US.
Houlne, a recognized thought leader and pioneer in virtual work, telecommuting and "homeshoring," recently co-authored the book, The New World of Work: From Cube to the Cloud.
About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.
About Working Solutions
Working Solutions is a global leader in home-agent contact centers and virtual contact center technology. Founded in 1996, Working Solutions was the first company to utilize an entire workforce of home-based customer sales and service agents. For more information, visit www.workingsolutions.com.
Jeff Baum, Healy Corporate Communications
214.415.8220, [email protected]
Carrie Corcoran, Working Solutions
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