ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
The 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year award goes to Ed Taylor, owner of Technical Assurance, Inc.
In 1993, Ed Taylor started Technical Assurance Incorporated, a company dedicated to the management of building enclosure investigation, design, construction and sustainable management programs across the United States.
Today, Technical Assurance is recognized as one of the fastest-growing and most successful business enclosure consulting firms in the nation.
For 26 years in Lake County, Ed has persevered through start-up and growth with many economic and industry challenges. He has steadfastly grown the company by developing long-lasting client relationships, innovative solutions and an engaged workforce. His focus on the company, clients and community has led Technical Assurance to best-in-class growth, standard-setting performance metrics and company-wide community support.
What makes someone worthy of the Entrepreneur-of-the-Year Award?
Judging is based on the following criteria:
- Has started or substantially grown a business in Lake or Geauga County
- Has acted in a capacity to promote entrepreneurship in the area
- Has demonstrated vision and willingness to take risks in growing/starting a business
- Has demonstrated innovation by taking a business to new heights in
creative and novel ways