HOUSTON -- Ernst & Young has named Rigdon Marine's CEO Larry Rigdon Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 in the Offshore Marine Services category in the Houston and Gulf Coast area. According to Ernst & Young, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Larry Rigdon was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the InterContinental Houston Hotel on June 19, 2008.
"I am honored to be recognized by Ernst & Young as the Houston and Gulf Coast Area Entrepreneur of the Year 2008," says Rigdon. "While I am being personally acknowledged with this prestigious award, it truly belongs to the men and women at our company who have met the enormous challenges of the marine services industry successfully through their commitment to excellence."