Bill Greenblatt, CEO of Sterling Testing Systems, Named a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2006 Award

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Founder and Chief Executive is finalist in Metro New York Region, honored for dramatic success of employment screening company.

Sterling Testing Systems, Inc. announced that Bill Greenblatt is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2006 Award in the New York Metro Region. The annual awards program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs on a regional, national and global level who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. Award winners will be announced at a special 20th anniversary gala event on June 28 at the New York Marriott Marquis (NYC).

As CEO and Founder of Sterling Testing Systems, Bill Greenblatt is one of the nation’s top experts in the field of pre-employment screening, drug testing and background checking. With more than 30 years of experience in the field, Greenblatt is passionate about helping organizations create a safer workplace environment by supplying better information through technological innovation. Under his leadership, the company has enjoyed a 99% customer-retention rate among its 6,000 clients, deploys the most advanced client-support technology, provides an ever-growing roster of services, and doubled its size in the past two years.

Greenblatt was selected as a finalist from many outstanding nominations by a panel of independent judges. The strength of his mission, “never say die” attitude, and commitment to quality has provided the vision and leadership for Sterling to become an industry leader. Greenblatt noted that he is “truly honored to be selected as a finalist for this very prestigious award.” Upon notification of being named as a finalist, Greenblatt thanked and congratulated his entire Sterling staff, recognizing that it is their hard work and dedication that has enabled Sterling’s success.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2006 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 18, 2006. The overall national Entrepreneur Of The Year award recipient is then considered for the world event held in Monte Carlo.

Sterling Testing Systems, Inc.

Sterling Testing Systems is a business information provider and the foremost expert in pre-employment screening, harnessing 30 years of expertise to help companies hire right the first time and avoid costly mistakes. Sterling maintains a 99% client retention rate among its 6000 clients from the Fortune 500 to small to mid-sized enterprises in a wide range of industries including healthcare, financial services, retail and publishing. Sterling's proprietary technology rapidly links HR professionals to the background check data they need, and its SterlingDirect testing module seamlessly integrates into more than 15 unique HR software programs. For more information, visit

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About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards

The Entrepreneur Of The Yearâ awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 100 cities and 35 countries.

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