The award identifies Entrepreneurial Excellence in Services & Real Estate Category
June 24, 2014- EY has announced that President, Cris Burnam of StorageMart has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Services & Real Estate category in the Central Midwest. The award is given to entrepreneurs with excellent skills in financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Cris Burnam was awarded at a special gala event at the Sheraton Overland Park hotel on June 19th.
"It's an honor to receive this award and a testament to the talented and dedicated people working beside me. I've been fortunate to work closely with my brothers and sister and learn from my mentor, my dad, Gordon Burnam" says, Cris Burnam, who continues, "My hope is that being recognized for achievement as an entrepreneur reminds others in the trenches that ‘it is the courage to continue that counts'."
StorageMart is a self-storage established in 1999 by Burman family. It has purchased 17 self-storage facilities in Des Moines and Iowa recently. StorageMart is the founder of Charity Storage, the first self-storage industry-led non-profit organization which supports organizations such as: KureIt Kidney Cancer Research, local Habitat for Humanity branches, women's shelters, foster care and adoption resource centers.