John Henry III, CEO of JH Specialty, Announced as Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019 Counselor Awards

Friday, July 19, 2019 General News
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The Advertising Specialty InstituteŽ (ASI), which serves a network of 23,500 suppliers, distributors and decorators in the $24.7 billion promotional products industry, today announced JH Specialty's John Henry III was honored as the 2019 CounselorŽ Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year. Henry is CEO of the Fort Wayne, IN-based company.

FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- JH Specialty is delighted to announce that our CEO, John

Henry III, has been named the Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year by Advertising Specialty Institute's (ASI) Counselor Magazine. ASI is the promotional product industry's largest membership organization, which includes over 20,000 distributor and 3,500 supplier companies. The promotional products industry recorded $24.7 billion dollars in total revenue in 2018.

The Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year is presented to an industry practitioner who exemplified the entrepreneurial spirit in achieving notable growth, via new products, creative marketing campaigns, and acquisition.

"The acclaimed Counselor awards celebrate the ingenuity, creativity, boldness, leadership and success exemplified by the hardworking companies and individuals who are consistently moving this industry forward," said Timothy M. Andrews, ASI President and CEO. "ASI is thrilled to showcase their contributions."

John Henry III was honored with this award and presented a 60 second acceptance speech in front of a group of approximately 500 people on Wednesday, July 10th, at the Theatre on the Lake in Chicago, IL. "It was a humbling and honor to accept the award in front of a group of my peers. I did so not for myself, but on behalf of my talented team, because without them I would not be here today" stated John when asked about the evening.

As a business leader, John is focused on relationship building and living by the golden rule: treat others how you want to be treated. He strives to create positive influences throughout the day. This is the standard on how we treat our customers, team members, and the entire community. Troy Lewis, Director of Online Sales, has been with the company since 2006 and calls John "a great leader who empowers his managers and staff."

Find more about the Counselor Awards Online:

  • 2019 Counselor Awards
  • Distributor Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
  • Collection of pictures and additional content

About JH Specialty JH Specialty is a full-service solutions provider founded in 1998 in Fort Wayne, IN. The company has made a name for itself defining client success and utilizing an array of mediums to get there., a division of JH Specialty, was launched in 2002 and has helped clients across the globe fully leverage the power of promotional products. (Download high resolution logos and images here.)

Contact: Name: Brenda Ramirez Organization: JH Specialty Address: 6032 Huguenard Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 Phone: (260) 485-5264 website: LinkedIn:


SOURCE JH Specialty, Inc.

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