2013 judging panel
The success of the program relies on the efforts of our independent panel of judges. These past EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award winners and civic and community leaders devote significant effort to review and deliberate the merits of each nominee. We deeply appreciate their dedication to this process.
| Tom Hillman |
Tom Hillman is Managing Partner at FTL Capital, LLC, where he takes an active leadership role with each of its current portfolio companies. Tom has been involved with private business enterprises over the course of his career, during which time he’s owned more than 30 companies in a wide variety of industries.
| Dave Schulte |
Dave Schulte is co-founder and a Managing Director of Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC and its affiliate, Corridor InfraTrust Management, LLC. Tortoise was formed in 2002 to provide investors with a simple strategy to invest in master limited partnerships (MLPs). Dave, along with his co-founders, is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011 Financial Services Award winner.
| Gary Fish |
Gary Fish founded FishNet Security in 1996 and currently serves as CEO. He has led the company to become the largest independently owned information security solutions provider in the United States, and today it is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Gary is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2001 Technology Award winner.
| Harry Herington |
Harry Herington is CEO and Chairman of the Board of NIC Inc., the country’s dominant provider of eGovernment online solutions. Harry received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2012 Technology Award, and NIC debuted at No. 20 on Forbes’ list of the 25 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in America.