ESC Services, Inc. will receive a BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Award from BizTimes Media LLC. The Bravo! Entrepreneur Awards salute southeastern Wisconsin business leaders for their bold leadership, business growth, and innovation.

ESC Services, Inc., along with the other winners, will receive their awards at a ceremony on Thursday, May 16, at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino Woodland Dreams Ballroom in Milwaukee at 1721 W. Canal St., from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

The ceremony will take place during BizExpo, Wisconsin’s largest business-to-business conference. The luncheon will feature a conversation between Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Michael Cudahy, who is a renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, and BizTimes Milwaukee Executive Editor Steve Jagler. Craig McGhee, WISN-Channel 12 news anchor, will emcee the awards ceremony.

ESC Services, Inc. is an engineering firm with a core purpose and passion for lockout-tagout compliance. Founded in 2003, ESC is the largest provider of graphical lockout-tagout procedures in the world with an output exceeding 30,000 procedures annually. 

 “At ESC Services, Inc. we are honored to have been recognized for our business’s dedication to quality and success. We serve industries with strict regulations in place and we are passionate about keeping our customers compliant with those regulations,” said Jimi Michalscheck, CEO, ESC Services, Inc.

“We salute these company leaders who are using innovation to grow and create jobs in southeastern Wisconsin. We invite all of the businesses in the region to attend the BizExpo and learn about the best practices that are fueling this growth,” said Dan Meyer, Publisher, BizTimes Milwaukee.

Other award recipients include: Steve Laughlin, CEO, Laughlin Constable; Greg Rucinski, president and CEO, Tricast Inc.; J.P. Fingado, president and CEO, API Healthcare Corp.; Katherine Gehl, CEO, Gehl Foods; Chris Wiser, CEO, TechSquad IT; Lori Highby, president, Keystone Click; Michael Erwin, president, Tailored Label Products Inc.; and Sara Santiago, partner and president, Roll Mobile. Michael Zimmerman, president and CEO of Zimmerman Ventures LLC will receive the Regional Spirit Award, and Michael Cudahy will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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