DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- Ken Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, founding partner and chief executive officer of Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder, has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 (Mountain Desert region) in the Healthcare Services category. This annual award seeks to acknowledge individuals who have created outstanding, high-growth organizations through innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
"The Entrepreneur of the Year honor confirms that, through Eating Recovery Center, Dr. Weiner has created something unique, lasting and relevant in our space," said Richard C. Kraus, founding partner and board chairman of Eating Recovery Center. "The award not only recognizes Dr. Weiner's decades of service to the eating disorders treatment community, but also acknowledges his vision, passion, drive, energy, commitment and persistence in creating and leading Eating Recovery Center. Under his leadership, Eating Recovery Center is making a difference, doing good every day for countless patients, families, friends and professionals across the United States and beyond."
Additionally, the Entrepreneur of the Year award underscores Dr. Weiner's ability to attract and retain talented, compassionate and intelligent professionals skilled in the provision of excellent patient care as well as strategic business administration.
"While this award is certainly a tremendous honor for me and validates what a special organization Eating Recovery Center has grown to be, it would not have been possible without the passion and dedication of our clinical, medical and administrative teams," commented Dr. Weiner. "The Entrepreneur of the Year award also honors all of the Eating Recovery Center staff who works tirelessly to change people's lives and help them recover from these complex illnesses. I want to thank each and every outstanding individual for all they do to care for our patients, families and referring professionals."
Most Popular Stories
- Twitter Coming to Phones Without Internet
- Twitter Names Woman to Board
- Obamacare Doing Just Fine, Ky. Governor Says
- Rand Paul Signs up for Obamacare
- Thalia Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
- How to Arm Yourself Against CryptoLocker Virus
- World Cup Draws: Coaches, Players Offer Insights
- Hispanic Employment Improves in November
- Texas Chiller Moves East
- Warner Bros. Unleashes 'Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Merchandise