Thank you Disruptors for a fantastic event this year. Our 2017 winners were:

Startup of the Year: Fred Mirarchi – MIDEO Card

Creative Entrepreneur of the Year: Alice DeGeorge – Presque Isle Printing

Woman Entrepreneur of the Year: Brenda Bennet – Transportation Solutions

Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year: Mary Rennie – The Blasco Library Idea Lab

Erie’s Hero of the Year: Gertrude Barber – The Barber National Institute

Entrepreneur’s Champion of the Year: Tom Kennedy – Professional Development Associates

Congratulations to all our Winners and Nominees – You are what makes Erie Great!


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