The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program

New York Awards

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Program geography

New York State


New York Program Manager
Megan Young
New York, NY
+1 212 773 5566

New York Program Directors
Carmine Romano
+1 212 773 8050

Michelle Vice
+1 212 773 0416

2015 Key dates

Semifinalists announced
Friday, April 17, 2015

Finalists announced
Friday, May 15, 2015

New York Awards Gala
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Marriott Marquis
New York, NY

National Awards Gala at the Strategic Growth Forum
November 11–15, 2015
Palm Springs, CA

Congratulations to all of our New York regional award recipients who competed against companies from across the United States on Saturday, November 14, 2015 for the title of US Entrepreneur Of The Year. A special congratulations goes out to the following individuals!

2015 National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners
Maggie Wilderotter

Media, Entertainment and Communications

Frontier Communications
Maggie Wilderotter


Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction

Adam Neumann

2015 National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists
Salzberg Papas Wadiak 


Blue Apron
Matt Salzberg
Ilia Papas
Matthew Wadiak


Financial Services

Noah Breslow


Financial Services

Wisdom Tree Investments, Inc.
Jonathan Steinberg



Basement Systems Inc.
Larry Janesky

Passion, vision, achievement. Sound like someone you know in your community?

EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year is considered the world’s most prestigious business award with a lifelong network of gravity-defying entrepreneurs.

Each spring, the business community comes together to celebrate regional semifinalists, finalists and winners. These honorees not only create and build market-leading businesses, but also help take the standard of excellence to new heights, transform the face of industry, create jobs and contribute to the vibrancy of communities.

Did you know?

The New York program includes the entire states of New York and Connecticut. We've participated in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program since 1986 and have had many of our regional winners go on to win national awards. One New York award recipient, Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, Inc. was named World Entrepreneur Of The Year for the US in 2012.  Click here to learn more about benefits of participation in this exciting program.

View a complete listing of the national award recipients.

Sponsorship carries many benefits

Becoming a sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program will provide your company with significant exposure to your target audience. Align your company with one of the most successful entrepreneurial events of the year–contact your program manager today to discuss opportunities.