(3BL Media) Oakland, CA - August 15, 2012 - Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA, has been announced as one of five finalists for the Entrepreneur of 2012 contest presented by The UPS Store®, the most prestigious award bestowed upon entrepreneurs today. Now through September 17, the business community and consumers can vote for Paul Rice to become the Entrepreneur of 2012 by visiting entrepreneur.com/e2012.
“This is an unprecedented group of finalists. How the small-business community votes will indicate which finalists fellow entrepreneurs draw the most inspiration from, and that insight will be critical to us when making the final selection of winners.” - Amy Cosper, VP/editor in chief at Entrepreneur
About the Entrepreneur
Paul Rice has made it made his life's mission give businesses and consumers a way to fight poverty in farming communities through their purchases. Whether it's a cup of coffee, a bar of chocolate or a scoop of ice cream, he has given bus