WARSAW, Ind., May 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OrthoPediatrics Corp. (NASDAQ:KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, is pleased to announce that Ernst & Young (EY) has named President & CEO, Mark Throdahl, a finalist for the Entrepreneur of The Year® 2018 Award in the Midwest Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. OrthoPediatrics was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a gala on June 13 at Navy Pier Grand Ballroom in Chicago.
“We are thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Mr. Throdahl. “It validates our belief that entrepreneurship is much more than having a new idea. It’s about continuously reassessing our strategy and implementing the operating, quality, and financial systems that drive performance. It’s about consistent growth that attracts blue chip investors. And, most importantly, it’s about building an entrepreneurial culture that engages everybody in the Company. Truly, every OrthoPediatrics associate deserves credit for this recognition.”
For more than 30 years, the Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About OrthoPediatrics Corp.
Founded in 2006, OrthoPediatrics is an orthopedic company focused exclusively on providing a comprehensive product offering to the pediatric orthopedic market to improve the lives of children with orthopedic conditions. OrthoPediatrics currently markets 24 surgical systems that serve three of the largest categories within the pediatric orthopedic market. This offering spans trauma & deformity, scoliosis and sports medicine/other procedures. OrthoPediatrics’ global sales organization is focused exclusively on pediatric orthopedics and distributes its products in the United States and 37 countries outside the United States.