T2 Systems Mike Simmons Finalist for 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

T2 Systems Inc. is proud to announce its president and CEO, Michael Simmons, was named as a Midwest finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award.
This award honors entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2008 national program.

Im humbled and honored by this announcement, Simmons said. Although this is a great personal achievement, it also is a great honor for T2 Systems as we continue to work together as a team to develop personal relationships with customers and continue to offer solutions and services that ensure their success.

Simmons was chosen as a finalist by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. Winners will be announced at a gala event on June 26 at the Hilton Hotel in Chicago.

This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 22nd anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced on November 15 at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nations most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

In addition to this prestigious honor, Simmons was also re-elected to the International Parking Institutes Board of Directors during the organizations annual conference and tradeshow on June 1-4, 2008. As founder and President of T2 Systems, a leading provider of parking solutions, Simmons has worked in the parking industry since 1994 and has served on the IPI board of advisors and board of directors for the past nine years.

I have greatly enjoyed serving the industry and the organization, especially since weve all worked hard to make positive changes in the organization, said Simmons. Im excited about working with the rest of the board to implement some of our new plans including a more inclusive board structure, membership initiatives and increased member services.

About T2 Systems

Since 1994, T2 Systems has delivered proven parking solutions that meet the ever-changing needs of the parking industry. This commitment is evident in T2s quality products and services, thought leadership and strong customer relationships. With its broad range of technology-based solutions, T2 Systems is trusted by more than 300 organizations in the US and Canada including universities, cities, towns, hospitals and airports. T2 Systems is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and has virtual offices throughout the United States and Canada.

About Ernst & Youngs Entrepreneur Of The Year

Ernst & Youngs Entrepreneur Of The Year is the worlds most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.

About Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 130,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve potential.
Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.
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