CRP Industries Inc. announced that its CEO Daniel Schildge was selected as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in New Jersey. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Schildge was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 23 at the Hyatt Regency, in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at gala event on Nov. 19 in Palm Springs, California.
Schildge has been the CEO of CRP Industries since July 2008, after serving in a variety of capacities with the company, including COO. He is also responsible for building the culture, the people, and the processes necessary for CRP to excel and exceed the expectations of its distributors and professional technician customers every day.
A graduate of Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program, Schildge holds a MEng in Aerospace Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University. Prior to joining CRP, Schildge served in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer on the USS Columbus.