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Finalists Announced for Ernst & Young 2009 Awards

Posted by Jeff Pelliccio on May 13, 2009 9:14:00 AM

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Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc. (ICS), a provider of staffing and consulting solutions for today’s leading companies, is pleased to announce that President Douglas Klares is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Metro New York Area.

According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Klares was selected as a finalist from nearly 70 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday June 25 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, NY.

“It’s been a privilege to participate in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year program,” said ICS President Douglas Klares. “I’m honored to be selected as a finalist alongside so many successful entrepreneurs and business leaders in the New York area.”

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year 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 14, 2009. 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.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In Metro New York, sponsors include:
Platinum sponsors: HSBC, Scherzer International, Vintage Filings
Gold sponsor: Curran & Connors
Silver sponsors: Solomon Edwards, WilmerHale and WithumSmith + Brown

About Infinity Consulting Solutions, Inc. (ICS)

ICS is a provider of cost-effective staffing and consulting services for today’s leading companies. From contract and temp-to-perm staffing to permanent placement, ICS is plugged into a network of highly skilled professionals looking for opportunities where they can contribute their time and skills. Staffing services are provided for a wide range of occupations, including but not limited to information technology, executive and administrative support, sales, marketing, legal, compliance, accounting, and finance. ICS is headquartered in New York City with regional offices across the US. Staffing and consulting services are provided for clients and candidates located throughout the United States and Canada.

About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program

Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award 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.