Productions Plus – The Talent Owner and CEO Margery Krevsky Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award Winner
in Michigan and Northwest Ohio — The Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence
Online PR News – 18-June-2010 – – BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., June 15, 2010 – Productions Plus – The Talent Shop, announced that owner and CEO Margery Krevsky received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Krevsky was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at The Henry on June 10, 2010.
“In my world of work, the top honors are the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards and the Tonys. For a CEO, it is the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award,” said Krevsky. “Simply stated, I am so honored to receive it.”
Under Krevsky’s direction, Productions Plus–The Talent Shop has emerged as a leading talent management company on a regional and national scale. Since opening in 1981 in Bingham Farms, Mich., Productions Plus-The Talent Shop has expanded into the one of the largest premier full-service talent management agencies in the country. Krevsky has leveraged the growth of the film industry in Michigan to further develop her extensive 15,000 plus database of talent for whom her company manages auditions and bookings in auto shows, live marketing, film, theatrical, industrial and commercial roles.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
As a Michigan and Northwest Ohio award winner, Krevsky is now eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 13, 2010. 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.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In Michigan and Northwest Ohio, sponsors include Charter One, UHY Advisors MI, Inc., Smart Business, University of Michigan, Dearborn – College of Business, Grand Valley State University Seidman College of Business, Hermanoff Public Relations and News/Talk 760 WJR Radio.
About Productions Plus–The Talent Shop
Productions Plus was co-founded in 1981 by CEO and President Margery Krevsky, and rapidly became one of the major players in selecting, outfitting and training talent for auto shows across America. In November 2009, the company acquired another firm, making Productions Plus–The Talent Shop, with current revenues of $20 million, the largest, premier full-service talent management agency in Michigan and one of the largest in the nation. The company identifies highly trained actors, product specialists, narrators, models, costume characters, hostesses, crowd gatherers, greeters and celebrity impersonators for auditions, casting calls and assignments. Productions Plus–The Talent Shop is based in Bingham Farms, Mich., with offices in suburban Chicago and Los Angeles. It now boasts 41 full-time employees and more than 15,000 men and women in its database, including exclusive talent. Its primary clients are automotive manufacturers, marketing firms, movie and casting companies and Fortune 100 companies. For more information, visit www.productions-plus.com.