CLEVELAND – May 20, 2019 – EY announced that Oswald Companies, represented by Chief Executive Officer Robert Klonk, was recognized as finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the East Central program. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Oswald was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on June 13 at the Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati.
Oswald continues to create and execute industry leading insurance and risk management solutions across its four primary business units and seven office locations throughout Ohio and Michigan. These initiatives include, but aren’t limited to, advanced health care and benefits programs including direct primary care solutions and specialized networks, as well as the execution of captives as alternative risk management solutions. Klonk’s future vision is centered on the firm’s strategic plan, which features advancements in innovation, along with continued efforts in engagement across generations, diversity and inclusion, and training and development.
Now in its 33rd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded in 1893, Cleveland-based and employee-owned, Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent insurance brokerage firms. As a proud Partner of Assurex Global, the world’s largest association of privately held insurance brokers, our risk management professionals service and support the needs of our clients worldwide. Learn more at www.oswaldcompanies.com.
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