EY builds on three decades of honoring unstoppable entrepreneurs in Central Texas.
EY is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Central Texas Region. This group of unstoppable entrepreneurial leaders transforming our world was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders. The winners were unveiled at a special gala on June 27, 2019 at the JW Marriott Austin.
“There are many successful entrepreneurs in this world, but to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way,” said Debra von Storch, EY Americas Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director. “EY is proud to honor the 2019 Entrepreneur Of The Year winners who are inspiring innovation without limitation and fueling growth and prosperity by being truly unstoppable.”
The winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Central Texas Award include:
Karrie League, Co-Founder and Timothy League, Co-Founder & CEO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Austin, Texas
Matthew Briggs, CEO, Four Hands, LLC, Austin, Texas
Michael Landa, CEO, Nulo, Austin, Texas
John Flynn, President & CEO, Open Lending, LLC, Austin, Texas
Rosa Santana, Founder & CEO, Santana Goup, San Antonio, Texas
Chuck Gordon, CEO and Co-Founder and Mario Feghali, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder, SpareFoot, Austin, Texas
Leon Chen, Co-Founder & CEO and Tiffany Taylor Chen, Co-Founder & President, Tiff’s Treats, Austin, Texas
Since its founding in 1986, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner then moves on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in Monaco in June 2019.