Meet the judges

The success of the program relies on the efforts of our independent panel of judges. These past Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award recipients and civic and community leaders devote significant effort to review and deliberate the merits of each nominee. We deeply appreciate their dedication to this process. To learn more about the judges click here

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Shari Costantini
CEO
Avant Healthcare Professionals 
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017
Florida winner

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Karen Zaderej
President, Director and CEO
AxoGen, Inc. 
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018
Florida winner

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Quang Pham
Chairman and CEO
Westwood Therapeutics 
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018
Florida winner

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Vanessa Valera Nolte
Co-Founder
Holstein Housewares  
Distrivalto USA Inc 
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019
Florida winner

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Michael Connolly
CEO
Sonobi
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018
Florida winner

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Sam Zietz
Founder and CEO
TouchSuite 
Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015
Florida winner