Gainesville, GA (Vocus) June 29, 2010
Mansfield Oil Company, which focuses on nationwide fuel supply solutions while optimizing and controlling fuel-related costs for their customers, announced today that Michael F. Mansfield, Sr., received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Distribution and Manufacturing category in Alabama/Georgia/Tennessee. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Mr. Mansfield was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the InterContinental Hotel in Atlanta on June 24, 2010.
“When it comes to innovation and entrepreneurship we work hard to have the energy and creativity of a new, start-up company. Granted it’s one that’s backed by decades of experience and strong financial capabilities, but our mindset of demanding constant evolution of our business is central to our business strategy. This core belief has allowed us to continue to grow even during this difficult economic period and forms the foundation of our ability to enter the economic recovery with billions of dollars of new revenue growth opportunities,” said Michael Mansfield.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards celebrate their 24th anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
As a regional award winner, Mr. Mansfield is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 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 13, 2010. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About Mansfield Oil Company
Ranked as one of the Top 100 privately held companies in America by Forbes and a multiple finalist in the 2009 Platts Global Energy Awards, Mansfield Oil defines the next generation of downstream oil company, delivering a disciplined approach to fuel services nationwide from over 900 supply terminals. Founded in 1957, the company has achieved double-digit growth for three decades. Mansfield Oil focuses on optimizing and controlling fuel-related costs for their customers with local service, nationwide. Mansfield Oil is headquartered in Gainesville, Georgia with offices in Denver, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Minneapolis, Charlottesville, and Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.mansfieldoil.com .
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries. For more information, visit http://www.ey.com .
Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited located in the U.S.