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30 years of ingenuity
in America

Welcome to the Orange County program

Congratulations to this year’s national finalists from Orange County.

Please click here to see the full list of national award winners.

Orange County national finalists

Life Science

Ambry Genetics
Charles Dunlop and James Dunlop

Venture Capital Impact Award

Cylance Inc.
Stuart McClure

Congratulations to this year’s Orange County regional award winners!

These entrepreneurs now join more than 10,000 entrepreneurs who EY has honored globally over the last 30 years. Click here to find out more about these outstanding business leaders.

Now celebrating its 30th year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.


Key program dates

Nominations open — December 1, 2017

Nominations close — March 10, 2017

Semifinalists interviews with EY — April 10–21, 2017

Semifinalists interviews with judges and VIP reception — May 2, 2017

Finalists video interviews — May 24–25, 2017

Orange County awards gala — June 2017

Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 15-19, 2017
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Contact us

Have a question about our program? We'd love to hear from you!

Kim Letch photo

Kim Letch
Orange County
Program Director

Jon Smith photo

Jon Smith
Orange County
Program Director

Tania Soudah

Tania Soudah
Orange County
Program Manager