UPDATE: and the winner is…Norman Love, Chocolatier!
The four finalist were selected from a total of 32 nominations by four equally outstanding judges: Tim Cartwright, chairman of Tamiami Angel Fund; Phil Borchman, Editor, Gulfshore Business; Colleen Kvetko, president and CEO of Shamrock Bank; and Stephan Bothe, chairman and CEO of Flexi.
Nominations were received from all five Southwest Florida counties (Glades, Hendry, Lee, Charlotte and Collier) and included a wide range of businesses and enterprises.
Relevanza is pleased to be a sponsor of the Distinguised Entrepeneur of 2012 Award and banquet along with the Presenting Sponsor, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., Media Sponsor Gulfshore Business Magazine, as well as Brennan, Manna and Diamond P.L., Dolphin Global Technology Solutions, Guerilla Media, Photo Magic, Slick Ink ALL MEDIA , Third Eye Management, Busey, Gator Press, the Southwest Florida Regional Technical Partnership, John Fernandez Photograph and Wells Fargo.
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