The selection of Pete Bosanic and myself to be named finalists for this prestigious award is truly humbling.
Lansing, Michigan (PRWEB) April 23, 2014
Ernst & Young (EY) today announced that Peter S. Bosanic, Founder and President, and Michael T. Kulka, Founder and CEO of PM Environmental, Inc. are finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region. 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. Kulka and Bosanic were selected as finalists from more than 50 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 5 at the MGM Grand Detroit.
Kulka and Bosanic began their environmental consulting firm, PM Environmental, Inc., in 1992 with a single truck and business cards. The two began working in the Lansing, Michigan market, where they established the company headquarters. PM opened its first regional office in Royal Oak, Michigan in 1993 to serve the metropolitan Detroit area. Since then, their hard work and dedication has grown the company to over 120 employees with 20 offices throughout the country. PM Environmental is ranked #1 in Michigan and nationally has ranked in the top 20 environmental consulting and engineering services firms by EDR ScoreKeeper™ over the last five years.
“The selection of Pete Bosanic and myself to be named finalists for this prestigious award is truly humbling,” said Kulka. “We are competing with many prominent entrepreneurs that have been a big part of Detroit and Michigan’s comeback.”
Now in its 28th year, the 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.
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 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region program, regional sponsors include: RBS Citizens Charter One, Foley & Lardner LLP., Tanner Friedman, Crain's Detroit Business, NewsTalk 760 WJR, New Paradigm Promotional Marketing Inc., and Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business.
About PM Environmental
PM Environmental, Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and is a full-service environmental consulting firm with offices throughout the United States. Services include Environmental Site Assessments, Property Condition Assessments, Brownfield Redevelopment, Environmental Compliance Audits, Building Facilities Services, Underground Storage Tank Management, LEED and Energy Auditing Services, and more.
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.