Bart Herrnstein named Entrepreneur of the Year

CHILLICOTHE— The Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce held its annual assembly Tuesday afternoon at Bell Manor, the place they chose the very best companies for his or her membership.

This yr the theme is “Breathe. Dream. Excel.” Chamber CEO Mike Throne mentioned the theme is to remind individuals to take a breath and loosen up after the previous few years, dream a brand new dream you need to obtain, then succeed and make these goals come true.

A social hour and dinner have been held earlier than the prizes have been distributed. This gave chamber members time to mingle and catch up whereas admiring the designed tables sponsored and designed by native companies.

Earlier than the awards have been handed out, the Chamber acknowledged Doug Etling, a longtime Chamber photographer, who handed away in 2021. Throne mentioned that Etling was greater than only a videographer, he was additionally an excellent pal. Etling’s spouse, Vicki, and son, Dustin, have been there to just accept the commemorative plaque.

The Chamber additionally took the time to current two particular commendations to people who’ve enormously influenced society. The Adena Well being System has been acknowledged for its management and neighborhood partnership. Carvel Simmons, founder and proprietor of Trio Enterprises, is thought for his entrepreneurial spirit and his work inside and out of doors Ross County.

Jade Berry, center, won Young Professional of the Year at the 2022 Chillicothe Ross Chamber of Commerce annual awards.  During her talk, Berry reiterated how much she loved being a part of Chillicothe, she said.

For the Younger Skilled of the Yr award, Macey Energy, president of the EPIC group of younger professionals, took to the stage to acknowledge somebody who has already made a big impact throughout his brief time at Chillicothe. This award additionally helps showcase younger professionals who reveal management and are lively of their communities.

Jade Berry of The Stack and Life Prepared acquired this award for describing her life and the way she received to Chillicothe. She describes a God-size pull that introduced her right here.

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