EY announces winners for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Utah Region Award
Salt Lake City, 30 May 2014
Exemplary entrepreneurs were honored at program’s gala event
EY is pleased to announce the winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in the Utah Region. This group of leading entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The winners were revealed at a special gala on May 29, 2014 at The Grand America in Salt Lake City, Utah.
“EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 28 years,” said Shawn Goff, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for the Utah Region. “These business leaders are accomplished entrepreneurs who have contributed a tremendous amount to the community.”
The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Utah Region Award winners are:
- Air Medical Resource Group | Joseph Hunt, Owner/President
- England Logistics, Inc. | Jason Beardall, President
- ENVE Composites | Sarah Lehman, CEO
- InsideSales.com | Dave Elkington, Founder & CEO
- Instructure | Josh Coates, CEO
- inthinc | Todd Follmer, CEO
- Peak Capital Partners | Jeff Burningham, Jeff Danley and Jamie Dunn, Founders & Managing Directors
- YWCA Utah | Anne Burkholder, CEO
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Program honors entrepreneurs regionally in June, leading up to the national awards in November. Additionally, venture-backed companies that win an Entrepreneur Of The Year Award regionally are also eligible for the Venture Capital Award of Excellence at the national level. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner then moves on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award.
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In the Utah Region, local sponsors include: Corporate Staging Resources, LLC, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Scherzer International, Strong & Hanni Law Firm, and The Summit Group Communications.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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