Entrepreneurs’ Organization Adds Three Locals to Global Positions

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21 April 2012 – Gus Valen, Chris Frutkin and Jamie Gerdsen were promoted to global positions within The Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

Gus Valen, CEO and managing partner of The Valen Group, a Cincinnati-based strategy and innovation consulting firm, has been named to the Global Chairman track, a 3-year commitment that will have Gus serve as Chairman of the current 8,100 member organization in 2014. This is a special privilege for the Cincinnati business community that will bring attention to the tri-state and its entrepreneurial business community.

Valen has served as local chapter president and risen through the ranks in various regional positions before being named chairman of the global organization.

Chris Frutkin, president of City Center Properties, is well-known in the Over-the-Rhine community for his ability to bring new energy and life to the business community there. He has also served as chapter president and regional director. This year, he will take over as the chair of EO’s Global Technology Committee, reporting directly to the global board of the organization.

Jamie Gerdsen, president of Apollo Heating, Cooling and Plumbing, who also once served as the Cincinnati chapter president, is helping to found the Global Paths to Leadership Sub-Committee and serve as its first chair.

Read more at [Cincinnati.com]

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