Mar 2017

Local Man Shortlisted for Business Award

Alex Till has been Chief Executive of not for profit organisation, MENTA, Suffolk business support organisation for almost six years. Since being appointed he has grown the enterprise agency providing a wide range of products and services for homeworkers, freelancers, established businesses and start-ups.

Mr Till has been shortlisted for Director of the Year in the public and third sector category by the Institute of Directors, Eastern Region.

MENTA hosts three networking events each month, and during March will hold 19 face to face business masterclasses and workshops, a seminar on Intellectual Property plus co-host a Money Matters event.

The Chair of MENTA, Alistair Ponder said, “The MENTA Board have congratulated Alex for being shortlisted. This is well deserved as under his management MENTA’s services now support dynamic Suffolk based businesses by facilitating introductions between ambitious business owners and experienced business executives through its Expert Connections Programme. He has introduced online, eLearning courses, the MENTA Patron Package and Clarity4D specifically to improve performance, communication and maximise sales for business owners and their staff. “

Alex Till commented, “I’m extremely surprised and honoured to be shortlisted for this Institute of Directors, Eastern Region Award.

“To be recognised for my efforts to develop, maintain and sustain MENTA, in the not for profit industry is extraordinary.

As CEO at MENTA for almost six years, I’ve helped the organisation become fast paced and as progressive as any private sector company.  Profit is not a bad word and our focus and delivery is on business support and growth.”

The finalists for the Director of the Year Awards, East of England Region will be announced by 7th April and the Awards Luncheon will take place in Newmarket on Friday 28 April 2017.

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