Independence, OH – September 2012 – Aaron Grossman, president and CEO of Alliance Solutions Group, was selected as a U.S. finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award for his long history of innovation and leadership. Grossman was honored along with other finalists and award recipients from Northeast Ohio at a black-tie gala on June 14 at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio.
Each year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are held in over 140 cities within more than 50 countries around the world. In 2012, Ernst & Young received over 1,700 nominations from the U.S. alone. Out of those nominees, 244 winners were selected from among 722 finalists.
“In spite of the unstable economy, this year’s finalists reported a combined job growth of 30 percent and a 48 percent revenue growth rate over the past two years,” explained Grossman. “By using innovative, expansion-oriented strategies and remaining positive about the future, companies like Alliance Solutions Group are able to continue growing in revenue and employees. In fact, our company has now become the leading staffing and recruitment firm in Northeast Ohio, with six offices, nine individualized business units, and an estimated $50 million in revenue for 2012.”
Nominees are judged by a panel comprised of past Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners and business leaders from the community. The judging criteria cover a variety of areas, including financial performance, strategic direction, innovation, values, company leadership and philanthropic activity.
Grossman was selected as a finalist for his innovation and leadership at Alliance Solutions Group over the past 10 years. His business model focuses on three main principles: recruitment, retention and customer service, with the ultimate goal of achieving long-lasting, positive relationships with candidates and clients. By training employees to manage based on the company’s values, he empowers them to make their own decisions with improved efficiency. Grossman has also implemented a variety of technology tools that accelerate and simplify the recruitment process. These include social media and online job communities, video interviewing, electronic signature and forms processing tools, and candidate database management tools.
Alliance Solutions Group serves the broadest scope of industries among any staffing recruitment agency in Northeast Ohio, giving its customers single-source convenience across multiple specialties. This deep experience within so many industry specialties allows the company to provide consistent, qualified placements that enhance organizational productivity.
About Alliance Solutions Group
A registered Minority Business Enterprise, Alliance Solutions Group is a full-service recruitment firm headquartered in Independence, Ohio. The company offers expertise through its business units that include Alliance Financial Solutions, Alliance Office Solutions, Alliance Healthcare Solutions, Alliance Scientific Solutions, Alliance Technical Solutions, Alliance Industrial Solutions, Alliance Search Group, TalentKick Workforce Solutions and Alliance Military Placement Solutions (AMPS). The recruitment agency is a multiple Weatherhead 100 award recipient as one of Northeast Ohio’s fastest growing companies and a two-time winner of the Inc. Magazine 500/5000 ranking as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. Alliance Solutions Group was also recently awarded a NEO Success Award, which recognizes the most successful companies in the region. For more information on any of Alliance’s staffing and recruitment capabilities, call 216-525-0100 or visit www.AllianceSolutionsGrp.com.