These Entrepreneurs represent the brightest, most innovative thought-leaders in our community, and are vital to our great city’s growth and economic success. Boardroom Salon for Men’s CEO and Founder, Bruce Schultz, won in the retail services category. It was the magazine’s second annual Entrepreneur of Excellence competition. Eligibility criteria included ownership or lead of a business in the greater Fort Worth area, at least two years in business, and $1 million in annual sales. The revenue requirement did not apply to the Supporter of Entrepreneurship category, for which there was no minimum.
Entrants must have been CEOs or majority owners; two executives were allowed to be nominated for the same company if they held 50-50 ownership stakes. Two executives per entity were also allowed to be nominated in Supporter of Entrepreneurship.
Sponsors of the 2018 Entrepreneur of Excellence competition: Whitley Penn, presenting sponsor; Origin Bank, supporting sponsor; and Frank Kent Cadillac, automobile sponsor.