Greg Gragg and Jon Cook Selected as a 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Regional Finalists

April 16, 2012

Posted by John Kreicbergs

Some great news for our friends at VML and Gragg Advertising, via the Kansas City Business Journal. Read on...

Entrepreneurs behind 10 Kansas City-area companies are up for the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Central Midwest.

They are among 31 other finalists for the region, which includes companies based in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. The prestigious award targets entrepreneurs “who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities,” according to the release announcing finalists.

Winners will be announced June 5 and will be eligible for the national award.

Finalists from the area are:

  • Len Rodman — Black & Veatch
  • Benny Lee — DuraComm Corp.
  • Patrick Perry — Genesys Systems Integrator
  • Greg Gragg — Gragg Advertising Inc.
  • Joseph Melookaran, Mithra Amaran, David Brown, Raqib Huq and Maria Will — JMA Information Technology Inc.
  • Harry Herington — NIC Inc.
  • Reggie Chandra — Rhythm Engineering
  • Lee Frickey — Sizewise LLC
  • Dan Reed — UnitedLex Corp.
  • Jon Cook — VML

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