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Published on 5/10/2012

Allied Wire & Cable Co-Presidents/Owners Tim & Dan Flynn Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Finalists in Greater Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA, May 10, 2012 – Allied Wire & Cable today announced that Co-Presidents/Owners Tim and Dan Flynn were named finalists in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 program in the Greater Philadelphia region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Awards will be presented at a special gala on June 21 at the Terrace Ballroom of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia.

Now in its 26th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 17, 2012. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors include Ballard Spahr LLP; Merrill Corporation; Molewski Financial; Morgan Lewis; Murray, Devine & Company, Inc.; NSM Insurance Group, ParenteBeard LLC; Pepper Hamilton LLP; Philadelphia Business Journal; PNC Bank; Scherzer International; SolomonEdwards; and Sovereign Bank.

About Allied Wire & Cable

Allied Wire & Cable is a family owned and operated wire and cable distributor and value-added manufacturer. Allied services many of the largest markets in the country, including the government, military, and the aerospace, automotive, and telecommunication industries. Dedicated to providing the best and most personalized service possible, Allied offers customization services, including cut and strip, printing, dyeing, striping, twisting, and more, so customers get their wire and cable exactly the way they need it. Allied also assigns individual sales reps to customers, providing a single point of contact to guide them through the cable buying process. Headquartered in Collegeville, PA, Allied has offices in Florida, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Nevada, and Florida, along with several warehouses across the country. For more information on Allied Wire & Cable, please visit www.awcwire.com.

About Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential, and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 140 cities in more than 50 countries.

About Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 152,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit www.ey.com.

This news release has been issued by Ernst & Young LLP, a US client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited.

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