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    March 05, 2013

    Perserverance, innovation and leadership

    Ahmad, YousufJoin us on March 21 to celebrate companies that are aspiring, achieving and advancing in the City of Blue Ash at the 2nd Annual Blue Ash Business Awards. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Yousuf J. Ahmad, divisional senior vice president and chief network transformation officer at Mercy Health and three markets of Catholic Health Partners.

    In his role Dr. Ahmad is focused on transforming the delivery and implementation of primary and specialty care throughout the Central Division of Catholic Health Partners including physician offices, hospitals, home health, long-term care, and other services. He also leads the Mercy Health region in preparation for healthcare reform initiatives. His work recently earned him recognition as a finalist for the Business Courier’s 2013 Health Care Heroes Award in the Innovator category. He is also a current member of Leadership Cincinnati.

    On March 21, Dr. Ahmad will share his amazing personal story of Perseverance: One Man’s Journey from Abu-Dhabi to Cincinnati. From arriving in the United States as a teenager, challenging the status quo, overcoming obstacles and beating the odds to follow his dreams, Dr. Ahmad’s story is unique, inspirational and a lesson to all about the strength of believing in one’s self.

    We will also announce and celebrate the finalists and winners of the 2013 Blue Ash Business awards. Please join us for a great afternoon of celebration, networking and learning.

    2013 Finalists:

    Business of the Year (1-50 employees) 

    • APTech Group, Inc.
    • Axiom Consulting
    • Cassady Schiller & Associates, Inc.
    • Truepoint, Inc.

    Business of the Year (51-250 employees) 

    • The Business Backer
    • Integrity Express Logistics
    • Priority Dispatch, Inc.

    Emerging Business of the Year 

    • Arthur Murray Dance Studio
    • InfoTrust, LLC

    Corporate Community Service Award

    • Abstract Displays
    • Axiom Consulting
    • ProSource

    Corporation of the Year 

    • Ascendum

    Business Mentor of the Year 

    • Dennis Robb, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Economic Inclusion, UC Health

    Presented by:

    Flynn & Co.

    Excellence Sponsor:

    Peak 10

    Blue Ash Business Awards
    March 21, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
    Cooper Creek Event Center at Blue Ash Gold Course

    Register here


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