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EY Names PacStar CEO Peggy Miller Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award Finalist in Pacific Northwest Region

April 24, 2019 GMT
PacStar CEO Peggy Miller (Photo: Business Wire)
PacStar CEO Peggy Miller (Photo: Business Wire)

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2019--PacStar, a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions, today announced that CEO Peggy Miller has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award in the Pacific Northwest region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world.

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PacStar CEO Peggy Miller (Photo: Business Wire)

Miller was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special black tie gala event on Friday, June 14 at the King Street Ballroom & Perch in Seattle, Wash.

“Being recognized as a finalist for this prestigious award is an honor not just for me, but for the entire team here at PacStar,” Miller said. “The success that we’ve had in growing this company to where it is today was only possible because of the dedication and determination of all of our employees who are helping to build products that save lives. Our products are designed to enhance mission-critical communications for incident response teams, government organizations, commercial customers, and the U.S. military in rugged, remote locations around the world.”


Under Miller’s leadership, PacStar has won several multi-million dollar U.S. government programs of record including U.S. Army T2C2, U.S. Marines NOTM vehicle mount and NOTM Air network equipment, as well as a number of other large contracts including U.S. Army Europe, Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFAB), and Secure Wireless Command Post (SWCP). U.S. military and government agency programs operating in 24 countries have adopted PacStar’s solutions as their standard. PacStar has doubled company sales over the past four years and doubled company-wide employment with most employees based at the company’s headquarters in Portland, Oregon. PacStar’s manufactures its products in Portland using U.S.-based and Northwest suppliers.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year ®

Entrepreneur Of The Year, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. Now in its 33 rd year, the program 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 awards program 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 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy


Regional award winners are also eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition.

To learn more about the Pacific Northwest program, please visit www.ey.com/us/eoy/pnw. Join the conversation on social media: @EY_EOYUS using #EOYPNW

About PacStar

Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar) is a leading provider of advanced communications solutions for a wide range of military, intelligence and commercial applications. PacStar created and manufactures COTS-based rugged, small form factor expeditionary and mobile communications systems. Separately, it developed integrated, network communications management software, IQ-Core® Software, for the military, federal, state/local government and emergency responder markets. The company’s patented IQ-Core® Software, hardware technology and integrated solutions provide secure, command, control and communications systems, particularly in remote or infrastructure starved areas. In addition, PacStar’s communications systems are ideally suited for commercial/industrial organizations with mission-critical field communications requirements. For additional information, please visit https://pacstar.com, LinkedIn and Twitter @pacstarcomm.

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SOURCE: Pacific Star Communications, Inc.

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