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G.B Pillai, founder of Wild Republic is a finalist for Ernst & Young’s (EY) Entrepreneur of The Year(EOY) 2017 Award in the Northeast Ohio region. The awards program, now in its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Pillai was selected for his commitment to providing nature-related toys and stuffed animals to kids to educate them about wildlife.

Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EOY National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EOY National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, in November.