Franklin Lakes, NJ, May 3, 2013 — Pete Sacco, President & CEO of PTS Data Center Solutions (“PTS”), was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 Award in the New Jersey Region. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. These finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the Hyatt New Brunswick.
“It is a great honor to have been named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards,” said Pete Sacco, President & CEO at PTS. “I have been thrilled with the opportunity years ago to start my own business in the exciting and expanding data center space. That opportunity has allowed me to enhance my entrepreneurial spirit and passion. I look forward to being able to assist other entrepreneurs with guidance and wisdom learned during my own trials and tribulations.”
Now in its 27th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded globally to recognize company builders in over 140 cities and in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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In New Jersey, local sponsors include PNC Bank, DLA Piper, Merrill Corporation, Morgan Lewis, Empire Valuation Consultants, Scherzer International, Solomon Edwards Group, Cresa NJ, Gibbons, Murray Devine, New Jersey Technology Council, NJBIZ, Withum Smith + Brown.
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About PTS Data Center Solutions
Founded in 1998, PTS Data Center Solutions is a data center design firm and turnkey solutions provider, offering a broad range of project experience, specializing in designing data centers, computer rooms and technical spaces that integrate ‘best-of-breed’, critical infrastructure technologies and result in continuously available, scalable, redundant, fault-tolerant, manageable and maintainable mission critical environments. PTS continues to set the standard for intelligent pre-planning with streamlined results by tailoring data center cooling systems to the specific needs of your space and equipment. To learn more, visit the company’s website at http://www.ptsdcs.com/.