aming Laboratories International’s (GLI) President/CEO James Maida won the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2019 New Jersey Award, which was presented during a gala ceremony last night at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, N.J.
Maida was selected as the winner of this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey regional award by a panel of independent judges who recognized him for excelling in the areas of innovation, financial performance, and his personal commitment to GLI and the local community. As a regional award winner, Maida is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 national competition.
"I am both humbled and honored to receive this most prestigious award," Maida said. "It was a privilege to be numbered among such an outstanding group of finalists; each of whom displayed exceptional entrepreneurial talent and vision."
"This honor is especially noteworthy considering that GLI is celebrating its 30th anniversary as the leading independent testing laboratory for the global gaming industry," Maida added. "I would also like to acknowledge GLI co-founder Paul Magno who played such a pivotal role in our success; as well as our 1,250+ dedicated employees around the world who embrace our commitment to integrity, quality, and customer service 24/7 – 365."