The Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce chose James Laber as one of 30 young professionals whose exemplary talents have impacted the region.
Leading Information Technology firm AtNetPlus, Inc., today announced that Partner, James Laber was selected by the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce as a ‘30 for the Future’ recipient. Winners were recently recognized during the third annual awards ceremony at the Akron Civic Theatre.
The historic theatre sparkled as hundreds of chamber members, friends, and family turned out to support the recipients. The venue served as a powerful reminder to everyone that a bright future also depends on a deep appreciation of our history and all that northeast Ohio has to offer. The talents of the 30 winners were showcased during the awards presentation. Their commitment to improving the quality of life in the region was evident in the long list of impressive and varied volunteer efforts.
Rebecca Guzy Woodford, Senior Vice President of the Greater Akron Chamber stated, “The 30 for the Future awardees are involved in a remarkable number of entrepreneurial, political, civic and cultural achievements. They represent a model of a new generation of leaders within the greater Akron community.
She continued, “James Laber and the rest if the recipients are well-deserving of this prestigious award. Laber is the epitome of entrepreneurship, having helped build a successful company from the ground up!”
A life-long resident of Stow, Ohio Laber is dedicated to economic development in the area. Over the past 11 years, along with Partner, Jay Mellon, Laber enthusiastically has built AtNetPlus into a multi-million dollar corporation. In addition he actively participates in the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, COSE, and the Entrepreneur’s Organization. He serves on the board of directors of the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce, as well as NEOSA. All of these organizations engage in creating a strong business climate in northeast Ohio.
Laber noted, “I am very pleased to be recognized with such a dedicated group of young professionals. I look forward to working with them to continue to foster a healthy business environment. Economic development is the catalyst for positive change. It provides the basis for better infrastructure, improved services, and diverse leisure activities for all of us to enjoy.”
Watch Jim receive the award.