Theodore Williams Construction Company, LLC today announced that President Shelby Johnson was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the New York region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 19, 2012 at the Marriott Marquis.

Ms. Johnson is the majority owner of Theodore Williams Construction Company, LLC, a full service, certified woman owned business enterprise specializing in interior alterations, restoration and base building construction. Celebrating their 40th year in business and 11 years under the direction of Ms. Johnson, TWCC (http://www.twcc-llc.com) is looking forward to an exciting year.

“I’m thrilled to be named as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2012 finalist,” stated Shelby Johnson. “These past several years have been very challenging in the construction services industry and we are very thankful that we have such a strong, dependable team and wonderful clients to work with. It is truly an honor to be recognized.”

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young 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 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2012. 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.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In New York sponsors include Marsh, HSBC, Scherzer International, Merrill Corporation, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Empire Valuation Consultants, WithumSmith +Brown, Murray Devine, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe , Morgan Lewis & Bockius, DLA Piper and Cooley.

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