The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program

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The nominations are in.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year Call for Nominations is now closed and we are excited to announce that we have received over 1400 entries from some of the countries most well deserving entrepreneurs. Stay tuned to learn more about our nominees and who will be named finalists this Spring and Award Winners this June.



New Jersey Program Manager
Danielle Duchamp
Philadelphia, PA
+1 215 841 0691

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

New Jersey Program Directors
Brent Ashton
+1 732 516 4566

Anthony Sgammato
+1 732 516 4898

Program geography

New Jersey, with the exception of Cherry Hill/Moorestown and southern New Jersey including Atlantic City

2015 Key dates

Nomination deadline
Friday, March 6, 2015

Finalists announced
Friday,  April 24, 2015

New Jersey awards gala
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Hyatt Regency New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ

National awards gala at the Strategic Growth Forum
November 11–15, 2015
Palm Springs, CA


Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 New Jersey Winners!

Congratulations to the 2015 winners for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards in New Jersey.

Rina Parikh Parikh

Rina Parikh
Bharat Parikh
AASKI Technology, Inc.


Daniel O'Connor
Advaxis, Inc

Ackerman  Bohm

Marc Ackerman
Elliot Bohm


Ed Adams
Direct Travel, Inc.


Brian Leuthner
Edge Therapeutics, Inc.


Navneet Puri
InnoPharma, Inc.


Steven Dai
International Vitamin Corporation

Jamie Lima Paolo Lima

Jamie Lima
Paulo Lima
IT Cosmetics


Joseph Beneducci
ProSight Specialty Insurance


Jeffrey LeBenger
Summit Medical Group


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.