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Welcome to the
Florida program

EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® program is now in its 31st year and seeking those leaders who shape today’s ideas and turn them into tomorrow’s exceptional companies.
The future is not granted. It is born from the imagination of entrepreneurs. If you are a successful entrepreneur or have been inspired by an enterprising trailblazer, we invite you to submit a nomination to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 program.

Click here to nominate an entrepreneur or submit an application for the 2017 program.

Click here for the 2017 EOY Application guidelines or here for 2017 EOY Call for Nominations brochure.


Deadline for entries: March 10, 2017.

Congratulations to this year’s national winner from Florida!

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

Jeremy Fowden - Florida National 2016 winner

Retail and Consumer Products
Jeremy (Jerry) Fowden
Cott Corporation

We’d also like to congratulate this year’s national finalists from Florida:

Angel Alvarez | ABB Optical Group
Michelle Fee | Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative
Justin Wetherill | uBreakiFix

Congratulations to the 2016 regional award winners!

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


Key program dates

Regional Gala
June 23, 2017
Orlando, FL

Strategic Growth Forum and National awards gala
November 15-19, 2017

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Florida award recipients. Click here for a full listing and profiles on this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

2016_EOY_FL WinnersLineup

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Contact us

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

Mike Pattillo

Mike Pattillo
Florida Program Director
Tampa, FL

Kristina McLendon

Kristina McLendon
Program Coordinator
Atlanta, GA