Marco’s CEO a finalist for business award


John Butorac, president and chief executive officer of Toledo-based Marco’s Pizza, is the only Ohioan among the finalists in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award program for the Michigan and northwest Ohio region.

The program, in its 27th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence in areas including innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Regional winners will be announced June 20 and will advance to the national competition.

Marco’s, founded by Pat Giammarco in Toledo in 1978, has more than 340 stores in 29 states, Panama, and the Bahamas.