Arthur Ebeling (27) has possessed a lifelong entrepreneurial penchant. In 2006, while a college student, he founded Eastern Isles Teas and Tonics. Eastern Isles was a brand of premium loose leaf organic tea. It was through this seminal effort that Ebeling developed his knowledge of tea, allowing him to develop Warrior Tea, an all natural tea based athletic beverage that achieved mass production and distribution. Warrior Tea received acclaim within the beverage industry and was recognized for its unique formulation as well as safety for both diabetics and children. Ebeling\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s success in the beverage industry as one of its youngest CEOs spurred him to utilize his expertise in building and marketing brands. Ebeling left Warrior to develop a new company, Koi Creative, providing comprehensive branding, online marketing and public relations solutions. He also heads a new nutrition company, Legend Nutrition. Arthur Ebeling has been featured through Forbes, CNN, AOL News, Yahoo!, Entrepreneur Magazine, Success Magazine and Fresh Cup Magazine. Mr. Ebeling was named a Top 6 Finalist in the prestigious Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) sponsored by Mercedes Benz Financial. Ebeling was named a 2011 Young Gun by West Virginia Executive Magazine, the 2011 SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year in West Virginia and was recently named to the Empact100 list, recognizing America\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s top business leadership under 30. Ebeling volunteers his time speaking to high schools and universities to further entrepreneurial education. He is also an impassioned social and environmental advocate and is the founder of the Lyme Warrior Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to combating Lyme disease, the fastest growing infectious disease in the U.S.
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