BUFFALO, N.Y. – Tom Ulbrich, executive director of the
University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for
Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), has been named Small Business
Advocate of the Year by the Amherst Chamber of Commerce.
The distinction honors an individual whose contributions promote
the continued prosperity of small businesses in the region –
someone who goes above and beyond the call of his or her own
professional duties to ensure the small business community
Ulbrich will accept the award at the 2013 Small Business Awards
Luncheon and Showcase on May 17 at Samuel’s Grande Manor in
“At the CEL, we work every day to help create jobs and
strengthen the Western New York economy,” said Ulbrich.
“On behalf of my colleagues at the CEL and the School of
Management, it’s an honor to be recognized by the Amherst
Chamber and we remain committed to the support of local small
Established in 1987, the CEL provides participants with
individualized and interactive education in entrepreneurship. More
than 900 CEL alumni employ more than 22,000 Western New Yorkers,
and their businesses are worth more than $2 billion to the local
economy. For more information, visit mgt.buffalo.edu/cel or
contact the CEL at 716-885-5715 or email@example.com.
The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on
real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global
perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also
has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times,
Forbes and the Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs
and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more
information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.