2019 Business & Industry award winners named by Marian University

October 31, 2019

Holiday Automotive has been named the Business of the Year by Marian University, which recognized its 2019 Business & Industry award winners during a dinner event on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

With an opening reception in the Dale R. Michels Atrium and dinner in the Sodexo Dining Room of the Stayer Center for Technology & Executive Learning, the 38th annual event featured Senior Vice President for University Relations Dr. George Koonce as Master of Ceremonies.

Louis J. Andrew, Jr., J.D., was presented the George Becker Business Spirit Award. Named after George Becker, former president of Giddings & Lewis and a member of Marian’s Board of Trustees, the award is given to an individual, company, charitable organization or civic group whose good business practices benefit the community, either through the ways they do business or through the recipients’ contribution to the community.

Other awards presented included:

Community Collaboration Award: City of Fond du Lac and Fond du Lac County

Economic Development Award: EAA

Entrepreneur of the Year: Eric Kurtev – Ala Roma, Backyard Grill, Schmitty’s Oar House

Special Achievement Award: Aaron Sadoff

Money raised from the event goes directly to scholarships for students at Marian University.