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Welcome to the Utah Region program

Gala tickets now available

Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Gala

Join us in celebrating the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region finalists at the Utah Region Awards Gala.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
5:30 p.m. Reception | 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Awards

The Grand America Hotel
555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah

Black tie dress

Tables of 10 are $2500, individual seats are $250.

Click here to order tickets

Congratulations to the 2017 Utah Region finalists!

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Awards in the Utah Region. These innovative trailblazers are excelling in innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Follow them on social media #EOYSLC in their journey to the awards gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Antenna79 | Gentry Jensen, CEO

Auric Solar | Jess Phillips, CEO and Trent Vansice, Chairman of the Board

Chatbooks Inc. | Nate Quigley, CEO / Co-Founder and Vanessa Quigley, Co-founder / Chatbooker-in-Chief

CircusTrix | Case Lawrence, CEO

Citywide Home Loans, a Utah Corporation | Teresa Whitehead, CEO

Executech | Eric Montague, CEO

Four Foods Group | Andrew Smith, CEO / Co-Founder

Freshly Picked | Susan Petersen, CEO / Founder

Genysis Brand Solutions | Jeffery Reynolds, CEO / Owner

Granger Medical Clinic | David Tanner, CEO

Ivanti | Stephen Daly, CEO

Kount | Brad Wiskirchen, CEO

Lucid Software | Karl Sun, CEO / Co-Founder

Malouf | Sam Malouf, CEO / Founder

Millburn & Company | Jed Millburn, CEO / Founding Principal

Onset Financial, Inc. | Justin Nielsen, CEO / Founder

Operation Underground Railroad | Timothy Ballard, CEO / Founder

Playworks Utah | Chris Conard, Executive Director

Prestman Auto | Jason Olsen, Vice President

Purple | Samuel Bernards, CEO, Terry Pearce, Co-Founder and Tony Pearce, Co-Founder

sPower (Sustainable Power Group) | Ryan Creamer, CEO

The Green Urban Lunch Box | Shawn Peterson, Executive Director

TSheets.com | Matthew Rissell, CEO

Younique | Derek Maxfield, CEO


Key program dates

Application Deadline
March 10, 2017

Announcement of Finalists
April 4, 2017

Finalist Celebration
April 11, 2017

Finalist On-site Interviews
April 17-May 5

Finalist Reception
May 10, 2017

Utah Region awards gala
June 10, 2017
The Grand American Hotel

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

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Utah award recipients. Click here for details and videos of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

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Shawn Goff
Utah Region
Program Director

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Chalyce Valgardson
Utah Region
Program Manager
+1 801 350 3449

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Teresa Michel
Utah Region
Program Coordinator
+1 801 933 8407