The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program

New Jersey Awards

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

Program Coordinator
Sharon Knipper
Iselin, NJ
+1 732 516 3622

Northeast Strategic Growth Markets Leader
Michael Portegello
+1 212 773 9710

Partner Hosts
Brent Ashton
+1 732 516 4566

Anthony Sgammato
+1 732 516 4898

Program geography

New Jersey

Key dates

Nomination deadline
Friday, March 14

Finalists announced
Thursday,  April 24

New Jersey awards gala
Thursday, June 26
Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

National awards gala at the Strategic Growth Forum
November 12–16, 2014
Palm Springs, CA



Nominations have closed for the 2014 program. Please reach out to the New Jersey Program Manager, Megan Langone at with any questions.

Nominate someone today for the 2015 program!

Entrepreneur Of The Year 2013
New Jersey Winners

David Fischell, PhD
Angel Medical Systems

Gene Waddy

Robert Unanue
Goya Foods, Inc.

Christopher Johnson
Hollister Construction Services

David Blumenthal
Dean Blumenthal
Lion Brand Yarn Company

François Nader, MD
NPS Pharmaceuticals

Robert Francis
Planned Companies

Annette Catino
QualCare, Inc.

Eileen Martinson
Sparta Systems, Inc.

Jerome Griffith

Steven Abramson
Universal Display Corporation


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 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.


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.