This past Saturday evening in Dallas, TX, SRS Distribution Inc. & the SRS Sr. Executive Team of Mr. Ron Ross, Mr. Dan Tinker, Mr. Gary Swan, and Mr. John Davis, were honored as recipients of the 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the real estate & construction category in the Southwest region. The E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award is an awards program conducted annually that honors and recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs of market leading companies who demonstrate a consistent track record of success and growth, top-tier financial performance, and personal commitment to their business and communities.
“It is quite an honor for SRS to be recognized as a recipient of this distinguished award.” Ron Ross, Chairman & CEO of SRS Distribution said. “This honor has been made possible by the hard work and dedication of our many employees across the United States, and they are the true winners of this award!”
“Our employees, customers, vendor partners, and friends of SRS have all contributed to the success and growth of our business over the last seven years,” Dan Tinker, President & COO said. “The success of SRS is due to the hard work of so many people, and we welcome all of our employees and friends to share the recognition of this award.”
“We have a great team of people here at SRS who have helped transform a bankrupt company in Florida, into one of the largest roofing material distributors in the country,” Gary Swan, VP & CFO said. “This honor and award further validates the dedication of all of our employees over the last seven plus years.”
“It has been the greatest honor of my career to work for and with Ron Ross and the entire team here at SRS,” John Davis, VP & General Counsel said. “SRS truly is a unique and remarkable company, and I look forward to continuing to execute our growth strategy and helping the company rise to new heights!”
As a Southwest region award winner, the SRS team is now eligible for consideration for Entrepreneur of the Year's 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of EY's Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About EY Entrepreneur of The Year® EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique 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, 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 145 cities in more than 60 countries.