Corporate Leaders Receive Nineteenth Annual Emerald Asset Management “E-3 Awards”

Five Below, Integer Holdings, Tetra Tech Company Executives Recognized

LEOLA, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The chief executive officers of publicly-traded companies Five Below
Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE), Integer Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITGR), and Tetra
Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK), have been named as the recipients of the
nineteenth annual “E-3 Awards,” presented by Emerald Asset Management at
the 26th annual Emerald Groundhog Day Investment Forum, held
in Philadelphia on February 7, 2019.

Joseph Besecker, President of Emerald Asset Management said, “This
unique recognition was created to call attention to leaders who
epitomize the qualities that are inherent in today’s most successful
businesses – qualities that reflect an entrepreneurial spirit and a
commitment to excellence,” adding, “The award’s name – E-3 – reflects
these criteria: the Emerald Entrepreneurial and Excellence Award.”
Joseph Garner, Emerald’s Director of Research, said, “We salute these
business leaders who have worked to build their companies, reward their
employees and shareholders and strengthen our communities and economy.
It is an honor to recognize their innovative leadership.”

Through an intensive multi-faceted process, Emerald’s team of research
analysts and portfolio managers identified corporate leaders who have

  • A creative “outside the box” approach to corporate achievement;
  • An entrepreneurial approach that maximizes human initiative;
  • A corporate culture that promotes personal and corporate excellence;
  • A demonstrated record of accomplishment: creating jobs, stimulating
    growth, and enhancing shareholder value; and
  • An ability to effectively identify and adapt cutting-edge technologies
    and processes.

The 2019 winners of the E-3 Award are:

Public Company Executive Award:

  • Thomas Vellios, Chairman and Joel D. Anderson, President & CEO, Five
    Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE)

Science and Technology Executive Award:

  • Joseph W. Dziedzic, President & CEO, Integer Holdings Corp.
    (NYSE: ITGR)

Green Company Award:

  • Dan L. Batrack, Chairman, CEO & President, Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ:

Presented by Emerald Asset Management PA, LLC, Groundhog Day Investment
Forum sponsors include Pepper Hamilton LLP, Sturdivant & Co., Trout,
Ebersole & Groff LLP, and Boenning & Scattergood. The first Emerald
Investment Forum was held in 1994 and has grown to become a definitive
yearly kick-off conference for investors focusing on small- and mid-cap
companies. Next year’s Emerald Groundhog Day Investment Forum is
tentatively scheduled for February 6, 2020 in Philadelphia.

Emerald Asset Management PA, LLC is a diversified investment
management company that operates through its subsidiaries Emerald
Advisers LLC., Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust, Emerald Separate
Account Management LLC, Emerald Direct Lending Advisers LLC and EmStone
Advisers LLC. Managing client funds since 1992, assets managed by these
companies totaled approximately $4.4 billion as of December 31, 2018.

“Driven by Research,” Emerald employs an intense fundamental,
research-focused investment philosophy and focuses primarily on growth
and value oriented equity investing and income oriented investing.
Emerald and its subsidiaries maintain offices in King of Prussia and
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio. Its global headquarters is
located in Leola, PA.

Emerald Asset Management PA, LLC
3175 Oregon Pike
PA 17540


Joseph W. Garner
Emerald Advisers, Inc.

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