The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

November 24, 2013

Green named Young Gun

— Mike Green was named a member of the Young Guns Class of 2014 by West Virginia Executive magazine.

Green is president and CEO of Custom Business Solutions LLC, president of Premier Construction Inc. and a West Virginia state senator.

Green’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to start two successful West Virginia-based companies. His love for the state then led him to pursue office. He has been a West Virginia state senator for the 9th District since 2006, and he plans to run for re-election in 2014.

Green received his award Thursday at the annual Young Guns reception at the Governor’s Mansion.

Other inductees of the Young Guns Class of 2014 were Jessica Alsop, Jackson Kelly PLLC; Maribeth Anderson, Chesapeake Energy; Katherine Bomkamp, Katherine Bomkamp International; Bob Contraguerro Jr., Tom Contraguerro and Josh Contraguerro, Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration; Paul Daugherty, Philanthropy West Virginia; Scott Freshwater, Contractor Services Inc. of West Virginia and Reserve Oil and Gas Inc.; Chad Mildren, United Bank; Angie Swearingen, St. Mary’s Medical Center; and Bobby Warner, Warner Law Offices.

The Young Guns awards were created in 1999 by West Virginia Executive. Each year, a new class of Young Guns is selected, and members are chosen based on the success they have achieved in their industry with special consideration to their community involvement.

West Virginia Executive, the state’s premier business publication, was founded in 1998. The quarterly publication strives to provide quality, in-depth business news coverage and highlight growth and development within the Mountain State.