Ross Perot, Jr. and Father Recognized with Family Business Award of Excellence

News | June 25, 2013

D Magazine reports that EWI Chairman Ross Perot, Jr., along with his father, are among 50 finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013 program.

According to the article, finalists in the competition were honored at an awards gala in Dallas, on June 22. The finalists will continute to compete for national and international Entrepreneur Of The Year awards.

Of special note, Ernst & Young is also recognizing the Perots with the first Ernst & Young Family Business Award of Excellence.

Ross Perot Jr. ascribes much of his own success to the close guidance of his father. “He [Ross Perot] has instilled in me the entrepreneurial spirit and a very strong work ethic. But what I admire most about my father, day in and day out, is his leadership and courage,” he says.

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