05/18/2009

Aerospace Innovator Nominations Sought

Acorn Growth Companies, LC has announced that it is seeking nominations for the 3rd Annual Seeds of Greatness Award, which recognizes innovation in the aviation and aerospace industry.

"We believe the award winner should be who best embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation that is so important in sustaining the aerospace industry in Oklahoma for years to come", said Jeff Davis, Partner of Acorn Growth Companies,

The Seeds of Greatness Award recognizes individuals and teams within companies and government agencies within the aerospace industry who demonstrate how to create meaningful and sustainable economic prosperity from a mere inspiration. Winners of past awards include: The Tulsa Technology Center, GAMI, Inc., First Wave Aviation and the Greater Oklahoma City Commerce and Oklahoma County.

Winning innovators will be announced at a special ceremony during the Oklahoma Aerospace Summit on June 16, 2009 in Tulsa, OK.

For more information and nomination forms, please visit the Acorn Growth Companies website at www.acorngrowthcompanies.com or AGC Aerospace & Defense website at www.AGCAerospace.com. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Acorn Growth Companies, based in Oklahoma City is a private equity firm focused exclusively on Aerospace and Defense opportunities. Today, the firm has over $100 million under management and operating companies across the United States with operations worldwide-all under its primary banner, AGC Aerospace & Defense.

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