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Newsmaker: John Giles

| Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
John Giles,44, of Center, Butler County, received the 2014 William A. Morgan Jr. Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He is the president and CEO of Future POS in Center.

Noteworthy: The Butler County Chamber of Commerce awarded Giles, the president and CEO of Future POS, the 2014 William A. Morgan Jr. Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award is given each year to an outstanding local business owner.

Age: 44

Residence: Center, Butler County.

Family: Wife, Kelly, who is co-owner and vice president of the firm; and two children.

Occupation: Owner of Future POS in Center, a point of sale software solution firm designed for the hospitality and retail industries. It has 40 employees and was founded in 1998.

Background: Member of the Retail Solutions Providers Association

Education: 1987 graduate of Butler High School and 1988 graduate of the former School of Computer Technology, Downtown, with a certification in computer science.

Quote: “We're honored to receive this prestigious award. Bill Morgan is a legend in the business community in the Butler area.”

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