President & CEO of Language Services Associates, Laura K.T. Schriver, Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The YearÂ® 2010 Award Winner in Greater Philadelphia
Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in the business services category
Horsham, Pa. (June 10, 2010) – Language Services Associates (LSA), a global language service provider offering a full suite of interpretation, translation and multicultural solutions, announced today that President & CEO, Laura K.T. Schriver, has received the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 award in the business services category in Greater Philadelphia. Laura was selected by an independent panel of judges made up of regional business, academic and community leaders and honored at a gala event on June 9th at the Philadelphia Loews Hotel.
“It is a tremendous honor and achievement to be selected as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year,” said Schriver. “My success is directly tied to the dedicated team at LSA and their commitment to providing professional linguistic services through innovative technology solutions and exceptional customer service support. I am proud to be a part of such a distinguished group of entrepreneurs and I look forward to meeting the rest of the finalists in Palm Springs this November.”
“Ernst & Young believes in the power of entrepreneurship,” said AJ Jordan, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for Greater Philadelphia. “These Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners are best in class, and we are proud to honor their outstanding success.”
This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
As a regional award winner, Laura is now eligible for consideration for the national program. The national Entrepreneur Of The Year® gala, hosted by Jay Leno, will be held on November 13, 2010 in Palm Springs, California. The gala is the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. For more information on the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, please visit www.ey.com/us/strategicgrowthforum.
About Language Services Associates
Since 1991, Language Services Associates (LSA) has been facilitating foreign language communication and eliminating multicultural communication barriers across a variety of settings and industry segments, including healthcare, government, utilities, insurance and financial services. Founded by Laura K. T. Schriver, who still holds the title as President and CEO, LSA promises to deliver innovative language-based solutions, including telephonic interpretation with real-time reporting and video-based interpretation, while consistently providing exceptional customer service support. The company has quickly become one of the largest and fastest-growing language service providers in the world. LSA was recently named one of the fastest-growing women-owned/led companies in North America by Women Presidents’ Organization and was included in Common Sense Advisory’s list of “Top 35 Global Language Service Providers.”
LSA is proud to offer all encompassing language and cultural services, including Interpreting by Telephone (IBT), Face-to-Face Interpreting, Video Remote Interpreting (VRI), Translation and Localization, American Sign Language (ASL) and Intercultural Consulting. For more information on the company, please call (800) 305-9673 or visit www.lsaweb.com. You may also follow LSA on Twitter and fan LSA on Facebook.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries.
Keri K. Robinson
Language Services Associates
(800) 305-9673 x55356