Sunday, June 27, 2010

CallCopy Blog » CallCopy wins 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award

Last Friday Ray Bohac won the E&Y entrepreneur of the year award - this letter is from his blog - his graciousness and thankfulness are but a few of the reasons we're thrilled to have Ray in the Columbus entrepreneur community

CallCopy Blog » CallCopy wins 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award

Yesterday evening I had the honor of accepting the award for the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. The award is considered by many as the equivalent of the Grammy’s for entrepreneurship.

This is a big win for CallCopy. Although I am named on the award, this is truly an award for the company, its owners, and of course our family of employees. It is a culmination of the hard work, dedication, and passion that we all have to each other and to our customers.

It seems like it was just yesterday that our founding team Jeff Canter, Rick Daley, Patrick Hall, Mark Studer, Tarne Tassniyom and I joined forces to promote and grow what at that time was just a software application called CallCopy. Out of sacrifice we, and our families, dedicated valuable time and sweat equity to create a company that at its core is about having an excellent work environment, passion for our customers and each other, and constant innovation.

Without our employees this would not have been possible. We are blessed to have a team who strives towards those same core values each and every day; a team that constantly goes above and beyond without expecting or asking for gratitude, and a team that won’t allow internal barriers inhibiting the delivery of service based on the highest standards in our industry.

CallCopy has grown significantly over the past several years. Financially we have doubled year over year in revenues while remaining profitable and only taking on a small amount of debt in regards to the build out of our new facility. Although this is an indicator of strength, the true strength comes from within. It is the continued passion and energy that is still being delivered from our founding team and our employees that is the true reason for our strength and this award.

As we celebrate this award/nomination we must think about those who this ceremony truly celebrates.

  • Nick Anastos
  • Brad Anderson
  • Chris Anderson
  • George Barsa
  • Keith Bennett
  • Kent Bowen
  • Jeff Canter
  • Andy Courneya
  • Jon Dunham
  • Cheryl Eddy
  • Shawn Eddy
  • Charlie Emminger
  • Ken Falk
  • Matt Garrett
  • Patrick Hall
  • Julie Harrington
  • Todd Hersey
  • Shirley Hoff
  • Kate Hornik
  • Joe Keeran
  • Barb Kendrick
  • George Kerber
  • Barry Knack
  • Keith Kress
  • Matthew Lehmer
  • Matt Madzia
  • Jeff Meador
  • Beki Nowlan
  • Morgan Nunnery
  • Ken O’Donnell
  • Kerry O’Donnell
  • Scott O’Neal
  • Ed Porter
  • Cheryl Rankin
  • Jeff Rector
  • Michael Reeves
  • Matt Reynolds
  • Frank Rollings
  • Kevin Seeley
  • Chris Sellers
  • David Siegel
  • Jason Snyder
  • Michael Sretenovic
  • Ross Stevens
  • Mark Studer
  • Michael Sugg
  • Tara Swartz
  • Tarne Tassniyom
  • Tom Taylor
  • Beki Thomas
  • Daniel Thomas
  • Jackson Tremaine
  • Lee Vaughn
  • Laura Watkins
  • Timothy Williams
  • Yao Xie
  • Nicole Young

Thank you all for helping CallCopy achieve this recognition.

– Ray


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