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Ronn Torossian, 5WPR CEO Named 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year

NEW YORK, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations (5WPR), the 15th largest independently-owned PR firm in the U.S., is pleased to announce that its CEO and Founder Ronn Torossian was awarded a Bronze medal for Entrepreneur of the Year in the Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations category of The Stevie American Business Awards.

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Torossian has previously been recognized twice as PR Executive of the Year by The Stevie American Business Awards.

The Stevie Award, recognized as the world's premier business awards, honors and recognizes the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals across the globe. The award judges include 200 of the most respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business educators.

"I am honored to be selected as Entrepreneur of The Year. To be recognized by such a distinguished panel of judges for our success is humbling.  Our 175 communications professionals are devoted to doing great work daily, and while the award reads Entrepreneur of the Year, the accolade wouldn't be possible without the incredible dedication and passion of our 5W family," said 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian. "This award is a testament to our team and client partners. We remain committed to ensuring 5WPR remains at the forefront of the PR industry."

With more than 20 years of experience creating powerful narratives, Torossian is one of the most well respected public relations professionals in the United States. Torossian has spoken at Harvard Business School, focusing on crisis communications lessons, strategies, and best practices. For 2018, 5W PR posted gross revenue of $35.3 Million and net fee income of $32.4 Million for the year, reflecting a 17.7 percent year-over-year growth.

Torossian regularly provides expert commentary in the media, and his book, "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results With Game-Changing Public Relations," is an industry best-seller. A native of New York City, Ronn Torossian lives in Manhattan with his children.  He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and active in numerous charities.

About 5W Public Relations:
5W Public Relations is a full-service PR agency in NYC known for cutting-edge programs that engage with businesses, issues and ideas. With more than 150 professionals serving clients in B2C (Beauty & Fashion, Consumer Brands, Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Travel & Hospitality, Technology, Nonprofit), B2B (Corporate Communications and Reputation Management), Public Affairs, Crisis Communications and digital strategy, 5W brings leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communication.

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