Mike Justice, President and Founder of Grid Connect, was recently honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
Mike Justice is a serial entrepreneur, industrial networking expert, and has successfully built and sold several technology ventures.
In 2003, Justice started Grid Connect inviting many employees from a previous company in which he was involved to join his new venture.
Grid Connect is a rapidly growing manufacturer and distributor of networking products and wireless sensors with more than $13 million in sales worldwide.
Culture and professional growth are two of Justice's key elements at Grid Connect. Every Wednesday employees are treated to free lunches, complimentary massages on Thursdays and frequent table tennis matches at lunchtime.
Grid Connect has been named as a "Best Place to Work in Illinois" for the last two years and named a "Top 10 Small Business to Work for in Illinois."
Justice is also locally involved with Naperville North High School's Robotics Team, where he helps develop and sponsor young engineers.
Read more about the other nominees, here: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161010/business/161019928/