EY announced that John Waggoner, President and CEO of HMS Global Maritime, and Chairman and CEO of American Queen Steamboat Company is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Ohio Valley region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Waggoner was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cincinnati.
“I am honored and humbled to receive this tremendous recognition for a second time, along with so many other inspiring entrepreneurs. I could not continue to build this company without an incredible team behind me, and am grateful for such an intelligent and motivated group to share this honor with,” said Mr. Waggoner.
Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
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