MetroWest Chamber of Commerce Dubs Fran Colantonio Business Leader of the Year 2014

Colantonio, Inc. is proud to announce that the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce named President Fran Colantonio as Business Leader of the Year at its Annual Meeting Gala and Awards Reception held on November 12 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center.  The award is given to a regional business leader who demonstrates effective leadership and a commitment to civic involvement.

The organization cited the firm’s 34% growth in revenue and 10% growth in staff over the past year.  The board lauded Fran’s support of military veterans through preferred hiring practices and successful fundraising efforts, his service on Holliston’s Economic Development Committee and his strong support of the Holliston Food Pantry.  His contributions during his tenure as Chairman of the Board of Directors, including the introduction of the College Initiative program and increased participation in major fundraising events, were also noted.

“I am truly honored to receive this award,” Colantonio said.  “The other nominees are incredible business people and citizens.  This makes me proud.”

(Photo credit:  John Swisher)