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FONA CEO Nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Posted: May 13, 2011

FONA International Inc. (Geneva, Illinois) announced its president and CEO Joseph Slawek is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award, which recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

"These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging community development and innovation in our broader economy," said Randy Tavierne, Ernst & Young partner and Midwest Strategic growth markets leader. "No matter who wins on June 22 we know one thing for sure—the Midwest is enriched by every one of these finalists."