Meet the 2019 Heartland finalists

The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 finalists have a lot to celebrate. They've built their dream companies. Expanded. Innovated. And now, EY is recognizing them for their achievements. Help us congratulate these outstanding entrepreneurs. Join us at this year's event and see who will take home top honors.

Andre Best
Best Home Care, LLC.
St. Paul, MN


Janet Johanson
BevSource, Inc.
St. Paul, MN


Charles Kummeth
Minneapolis, MN


Ron Carson
Carson Group
Omaha, NE

Benjamin Bercaw, Caroline Bercaw, Isabel Bercaw and Kimberly Bercaw
Da Bomb, LLC
Minneapolis, MN

Paul Sween
Plymouth, MN

Carl Imo
Imo's Franchising, Inc./
Roma Grocery
St. Louis, MO

Timothy Herbert
Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.
Golden Valley, MN

Mark Gorder
Arden Hills, MN

Christopher Smith
Kipsu, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN

Krista Carroll
Minneapolis, MN

Richard Ward, Andrew Ward and Ally Delgado
Minnetonka, MN

Alan Doan and 
Michael Mifsud 

Missouri Star Quilt Co.
Hamilton, MO

Richard Murphy
Murphy Logistics Solutions
Minneapolis, MN

Ross Denne, Blake Elliott, Paul Gans, Patrick Kemper, Bach Parker and Luke Wendlandt
St. Paul, MN

Bruce Zeilinger
NXC Imaging
Minneapolis, MN

Heather Manley
On-Demand Group
Minneapolis, MN

Ryan Walther
PrankO, LLC.
Minneapolis, MN

Jeremy Segal
Eagan, MN

Shelly Ibach
Sleep Number
Minneapolis, MN

Eric Newell
Stoneridge Software, LLC
Barnesville, MN

Jon Kreidler and
Daniel Oskey

Tattersall Distilling Company
Minneapolis, MN

Thomas Cardella
Thomas L. Cardella and Associates
Cedar Rapids, IA

Matthew Bruckel
Total Access Urgent Care
Ballwin, MO

Eric Grilly
VStar Entertainment Group
Minneapolis, MN

Jason Von Bank
St. Louis Park, MN

John Guenveur and
Benjamin VandenWymelenberg

Minneapolis, MN