Meet the 2019 Florida finalists

Congratulations to this year’s Entrepreneur Of The Year Florida finalists! Now celebrating it's 33rd year, the 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.

These outstanding business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges. Categories and winners will be announced for the first time at a black-tie awards gala on Thursday, June 13, in Orlando, FL. Join us at this year's event and see who will take home top honors. 

Cary Caster
Founder and CEO
21 Drops Essential Oil Therapy®

Jack Cheng, PhD
President and CEO
AA Metals, Inc.

Mallory Tai Taylor
Co-founder, President and COO
assessURhealth, LLC

Richard Gonzmart
Fourth-Generation Caretaker and President
Columbia Restaurant Group

Joe Marinucci
Founder and CEO
Digital Media Solutions

Don Wenner
Founder and CEO
DLP Real Estate Capital

Waymon Armstrong
President and CEO
Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc. (ECS)

Suneera Madhani
Founder and CEO
Fattmerchant

Scott Fink
President and CEO
Fink Auto Group

Crystal Morris
CEO
Gator Co.

Jose Vargas
Co-Founder and President
HealthCare.com

Diego Valera
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Holstein Housewares (Distrivalto USA Inc)

Vanessa Valera Nolte
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Holstein Housewares (Distrivalto USA Inc)

Fred Hassan
Chairman
IM HealthScience

Mark Lowery
President
JAX Refrigeration, Inc.

Gregg Cohen
CEO
JWB Real Estate Capital, LLC

Alex Sifakis
President
JWB Real Estate Capital, LLC

Bram Hechtkopf
CEO
Kobie Marketing

Punit Raxit Sha
CEO
Liberty Group

Nicholas Dodaro, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Medical Life Holdings/Crucial Care

Michael Shumer
CEO
Medical Life Holdings/Crucial Care

Fernando J. Acosta-Rua
President and CEO
Pet Paradise

Jayson Dubin
CEO
PLAYWIRE

John Thedford
Founder
SMART Financial

George Hernandez
Vice President
Solo Printing, LLC

Manuel Hernandez
President
Solo Printing, LLC

Steven Douglas Sadaka
Chairman and CEO
StevenDouglas

Dr. Wasim Shomar
CEO
The Lynx Companies

Robert Ceravolo
CEO
Tropic Ocean Airways

Charles Whittall
President
Unicorp National Developments, Inc

Aditya Patel
Founder
Zenwise Health