Former MBQ CEO of the Year Honored

Karl A Schledwitz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Memphis-based Monogram Food Solutions, LLC, has been named an Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast Region by Ernst & Young (EY), one of the world’s largest multinational professional services organizations.

Schledwitz was named our CEO of the Year in 2012, and he has founded three companies that have appeared on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. He founded Monogram Food Solutions 10 years ago, and has led the company’s growth by acquiring under-utilized packaged-meat brands and manufacturing facilities while capitalizing on their full growth potential. In 2013, Monogram realized a 21 percent revenue growth and significant job growth.

EY annually honors America’s top regional business leaders with this prestigious award, recognizing entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.   

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