Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 26, 2012
Paul Saval of Saval Foods Corporation was awarded Baltimore SmartCEO Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year at the Circle of Excellence Awards Celebration which took place on Thursday, October 11, at Thames Street Wharf. Thirty finalists were celebrated for excellence across 10 categories, and 10 winners were announced live at the event. Mr. Saval won in the Family Business category.
Paul Saval is the President and CEO of Saval Foods Corporation located in Elkridge, Maryland, and is the 3rd generation of Savals to run the business. Saval Foods, founded in 1932, is a leader in the food distribution and food processing industries. Saval Foodservice supplies food and non-food products to restaurants in the Mid-Atlantic region, and Deli Brands of America processes and sells its line of high quality deli and beef related entrees to supermarkets, distributors and restaurant chains nationwide. Saval is known for its dedication to the community and high quality customer service. Saval Foods Corporation is an employer of choice for over 250 employees between the Elkridge, MD, distribution plant and the Deli Brands of America processing plant located in Baltimore, MD.
The Circle of Excellence program, now in its fourth year of celebration in Baltimore, kicked off with an application process ending this past May. The program recognizes leaders across 10 distinctive categories: philanthropy, turnaround, product innovation, customer service, marketing, family business, culture, serial entrepreneurship, young entrepreneurship and distinguished leadership. A dozen local business leaders from Greater Baltimore came together to form the Circle of Excellence committee and to choose this year’s finalists and winners.
For a complete list of finalists, visit the Circle of Excellence page online. For more information on the Circle of Excellence finalists, visit http://www.smartceo.com to view the digital edition of the October 2012 issue.
“The Circle of Excellence finalists have shaped the Baltimore business community in ways that have not gone unnoticed. They are distinguished leaders in their fields of business and have found unbelievable success,” says Craig Burris, president and founder of SmartCEO magazine. “We are proud to recognize them for their achievements and excellence. They have set the bar high and are admirable role models for the Baltimore community.”