Entrepreneurs’ Organization Names ‘Volunteer of the Year’

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‘Mark Lincoln Volunteer of the Year’ Award is Given to Gene Lim, a member of the organization’s Los Angeles chapter

Alexandria, Virginia, USA (1 July 2012) – On 1 July 2012, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) announced that the "Mark Lincoln Volunteer of the Year Award" was given to Gene Lim, a partner at MAV12 and a member of EO’s Los Angeles chapter.

Gene has been an important leader within EO, having been a part of the organization since 2007 and, most recently, leading its Strategic Alliances subcommittee. More broadly, Gene has contributed to the entrepreneurial community as a whole through his unique talent for envisioning new paths forward that help spur development and economic activity.

The Mark Lincoln Volunteer of the Year Award recognizes EO members who demonstrate commitment and dedication to entrepreneurial growth. Mark helped found the St. Louis EO chapter in 1993 and is a two-time recipient of the volunteer award.

The Entrepreneurs' Organization is a global business network of more than 8,700 business owners in 122 chapters and 35 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO enables small and large business owners to learn from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. The organization’s vision is to build the world's most influential community of entrepreneurs, which aligns with its mission of supporting entrepreneurial education and engaging entrepreneurs to learn and grow.

This year, EO is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with events around the world, which will highlight the growth of its entrepreneur network and its role in the lives of members everywhere. As a global business owner network and association, EO helps to transform the lives of the entrepreneurs who transform the world. EO educates, inspires and offers invaluable resources in the form of events, leadership-development programs, an entrepreneur forum and business owner education, among other resources designed for business growth.

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization also operates the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), the premier award program for undergraduate students that own and run businesses while attending a college or university; and Accelerator, a series of quarterly, high-impact learning events designed to provide top business owners with the tools, knowledge and skills they need to grow their businesses to more than US$1 million in annual revenue.

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