EY recently announced that President and CEO Pam Petrow of Vector Security is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2014 – EY recently announced that President and CEO Pam Petrow of Vector Security is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Ms. Petrow was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 20, 2014 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel.
“I was honored to be recognized as a finalist, and found the interview process and meeting the other semi-finalists inspiring. There are so many wonderful things happening in our region that many people do not know about,” said Ms. Petrow. “EY is a great program to showcase amazing local companies being driven by some incredible industry leaders.”
Pam Petrow has been in the role as President and CEO of Vector Security for nearly four years. Ms. Petrow has been with Vector Security for over 32 years, helping to shape and ultimately lead the over 40-year-old organization. Vector Security is headquartered in Pittsburgh and serves over 280,000 residential and business customers across North America.
Now in its 28th year, the EY program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program, sponsors include PNC, Gateway Financial, ParenteBeard, The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Highmark, Chemistry Communications and Trib Total Media.
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For nearly 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. (www.vectorsecurity.com) has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 386,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.