The Top 25 Entrepreneurs received their awards on November 8th at an energetic dinner ceremony held in Atlanta at Twelve Hotel in Atlantic Station. It was a special evening for the individual entrepreneurs being honored, as well as a celebration of the strength and vitality of the entire Atlanta entrepreneurial community. There were 25 Top Entrepreneurs honored, in addition to 4 Ones-to-Watch honorees, making for 29 awards in total. The Top 25 Entrepreneurs were presented in rank order, culminating in the introduction of the 2012 Top Entrepreneurs to conclude the evening. Justin Redfearn McLain, Endeavor’s CEO, was recognized as #7 on the Top 25 Entrepreneurs list.
Since the inception of Endeavor in 2002, McLain has expended intense financial and personal investment in order to grow the company into the leading provider of outsourced professional services for IT/Telecom service providers across North America. Endeavor, McLain’s second venture, was one of the largest private equity deals in 2010 for an Atlanta technology company when recapitalized by Trivest Partners. Endeavor has grown by 35% and 46% in the two years since then. Endeavor’
“It is truly an honor to be recognized among such an impressive group of entrepreneurs and civic leaders,” says Justin McLain. “Really though, this reward is a reflection of the dedicated, hard-working team of individuals I have the pleasure of working with every day at Endeavor.”
The 2012 Top 25 Entrepreneurs will also be profiled in the November/ December issue of Business to Business magazine. In addition to Business to Business magazine’s accounting partner GH&I, who also served as the presenting sponsor for the event, the law firm of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and Entrepreneurs’
Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Endeavor is the leading provider of outsourced professional services for carriers, service providers, systems integrators, VARs, and equipment manufacturers. Endeavor's private label wholesale professional services include: Field Services, such as inside wiring & equipment installation;