Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced the finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New Jersey Award. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors audacious business leaders whose ambition, courage and ingenuity help catapult us from now to next and beyond. These entrepreneurs were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges.
Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on July 26, 2021 and will join the ranks of a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world.
The 2021 New Jersey finalists are:
- Apprentice.io, Inc. | Angelo Stracquatanio
- BCT Partners | Randal D. Pinkett and Lawrence Hibbert
- Bioaegis Therapeutics Inc. | Susan L. Levinson
- Blue Sea Products LLC | Thomas Jacob
- Broadway Industries | Steve Kohn
- Clio Snacks | Sergey Konchakovskiy
- Commvault | Sanjay Mirchandani
- CompoSecure | Jonathan Wilk
- Davion Inc | James Placa
- DB Global | David Burke
- BabbleBoxx | Sherri Langburt
- Fulcrum Digital | Dhana Kumarasamy and Rajesh Sinha
- Happi Foodi | Samuel Rockwell and Justin Samuels
- InCharged | Jessica Gonzalez
- Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. | David Gockel
- Lightbridge Academy | Guy Falzarano
- MJH Life Sciences | Michael Hennessy
- Modi Toys | Avani Modi Sarkar and Viral Modi
- OncoSec Medical Incorporated | Daniel James O'Connor
- Orion Innovation | Raj Patil
- Partake Foods | Denise Woodard
- PowerFleet | Chris Adams Wolfe
- Recycle Track Systems, Inc. | Gregory Lettieri
- Ricciardi Brothers | Eric Ricciardi
- Rocket Club | Alex Hodara
- StationMD Professional Corporation | Matthew Kaufman
- SwagUp LLC | Michael Martocci
- Switlik Parachute | Stanley Switlik
- Triple T Hospitality Group | Thomas Bonfiglio
- Tronex International | Donald Chu
- United Pharmacy Network | Srinivas Maddali
- Visionet Systems Inc | Arshad Masood
- Vydia | Roy LaManna
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Finalists were evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries throughout the world.
“This year’s finalists are the next class in a long line of unstoppable visionaries,” said Mike Portegello, US-East EY Private Leader. “They have been carefully selected by our independent panel of judges for their unwavering commitment to their companies, customers and communities in a year of unprecedented change. We are thrilled to share their inspiring stories this year.”
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2022.
Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
New Jersey Focus
Each year, EY US showcases successful entrepreneurs from 20 regional competitions across the United States. In 2020, 16 entrepreneurs from 11 leading companies from New Jersey were selected as Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners.
For information on the Entrepreneur Of The Year New Jersey program, please visit (https://www.ey.com/en_us/entrepreneur-of-the-year/new-jersey).
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.
In New Jersey, sponsors also include DLA Piper, Marsh McLennan and PNC Bank.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National Overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy
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