Trey Arney, a young leader from award-winning Cleveland biotech startup Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), has been named the inaugural Accidental HR Leader by Crain’s Cleveland. The under 30 Recruiting Specialist turned Production Director impressed the judging panel with his help leading a 200% growth increase at the company, which is dedicated to developing green probiotic-based, chemical alternatives for top global industries.
Cleveland entrepreneur Andrew (Andy) Lefkowitz has been named one of Northeast Ohio’s Smart 50 leaders and recipient of the program’s specialty Innovation Award.
Andrew Lefkowitz, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of biotech startup Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® for the East Central region. The social responsibility-focused Cleveland leader joined finalists from Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Indiana. Winners were unveiled at a special black-tie gala in Cincinnati on June 13.
After less than five years in business, Locus Fermentation Solutions (Locus FS), a Northeast Ohio biotech company, has been honored as one of the 2019 Best Employers in Ohio. Headquartered in the Cleveland suburb of Solon, Locus FS is gaining rapid recognition for its innovative approach of using environmentally-friendly yet highly effective “probiotic”-based solutions to reduce chemical usage in top global industries.