Meet the 2022 Southeast winners

Congratulations to our region’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 winners, who were selected by a panel of independent judges based on their demonstration of long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes. Finalists were recognized and winners were announced during a recent regional celebration.

  Marcia G. Taylor
  Lifetime achievement honoree
  CEO
  Bennett Family of Companies
  McDonough, Georgia

Kevin Jones - Chief Executive Officer of Celero Commerce in Brentwood, Tennessee

Kevin Jones
Chief Executive Officer
Celero Commerce
Brentwood, Tennessee 

Justin Bellante - Founder & CEO of BioIQ in Atlanta, Georgia

Justin Bellante
Founder & CEO
BioIQ
Atlanta, Georgia 

Reid Zeising - CEO of Cherokee Funding in Atlanta, Georgia

Reid Zeising
CEO
Cherokee Legal Holdings LLC
Atlanta, Georgia 

Matt Cathell - CEO of Gunnison Company in Atlanta, Georgia

Matt Cathell
CEO
Gunnison Company
Atlanta, Georgia 

S. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA - Chairman, Founder, & Chief Medical Officer of OVME in Atlanta, Georgia

S. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA
Chairman, Founder, & Chief Medical Officer
OVME
Atlanta, Georgia 

Todd Olson - CEO & Co-Founder of Pendo in Raleigh, North Carolina

Todd Olson
CEO & Co-Founder
Pendo
Raleigh, North Carolina 

Ginger Aydogdu - CEO of Simply Southern Holdings LLC in Greensboro, North Carolina

Ginger Aydogdu
CEO
Simply Southern Holdings LLC
Greensboro, North Carolina 

Jay Price, DVM - Founder & CEO of Southern Veterinary Partners in Birmingham, Alabama

Jay Price, DVM
Founder & CEO
Southern Veterinary Partners
Homewood, Alabama 

Justin W. Strickland - CEO & Founder of Strickland Brothers 10 Minute Oil Change in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Justin W. Strickland
CEO & Founder
Strickland Brothers 10 Minute Oil Change
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 

Stephanie Nadi Olson - Founder & CEO of We Are Rosie in Atlanta, Georgia

Stephanie Nadi Olson
Founder & CEO
We Are Rosie
Atlanta, Georgia