Posted on May 7, 2013 by | 0 comments

Last Wednesday, co-CEOs of Advance, Lois and Alan Elkin were honored by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce as two of four 2013 inductees into The Maryland Business Hall of Fame. “This honor not only recognizes them but also their body of work of close to 50 years,” says Jeff Elkin, president of Advance. “They are the founders and co-CEOs, as well as the mother and father of the Advance family, which shares their passion for customer service.”

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Established in 2000, the Hall of Fame recognizes the accomplishments of entrepreneurs and business executives throughout Maryland whose contributions, in business and in the community, have gone over and above in improving the state.

A tribute video, created by the Chamber is available below:

The Hall of Fame honor places the Elkins among the company of such leaders as Freeman Hrabowski, III; Steve Geppi; Frank Perdue; Chip Mason; and, the late Walter Sondheim, Jr.

“We are humbled by this honor,” says Alan. “We try to be significant in our industry and the community, value our employees and always put our customers first.”

The full press release is available on

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