The founder and CEO of private servicer Safeguard Properties received the 2009 Ernst & Young Northeast Ohio Region Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
The recognition is for demonstrating excellence and success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Robert Klein received the award on June 10th at a dedicated evening gala awards ceremony at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, Ohio.
As the 23rd annual award winner, Klein was selected by a panel of independent judges, including leaders from civic organizations, academic institutions and local business owners, many of whom are previous winners of the award.
Safeguard conducts more than 1 million property inspections and maintenance orders on defaulted and foreclosed properties nationally for mortgage service companies, banks, financial institutions and major investors.