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01 May 2023  | Columbus, OH, US

EY announces Cameron Mitchell as recipient of Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 East Central Lifetime Achievement Award

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Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Cameron Mitchell of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants is honored with the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 East Central Lifetime Achievement Award. Mitchell will be recognized alongside Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 East Central Award winners during a special celebration on June 14, 2023, at The Columbus Athenaeum in Columbus, Ohio.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented by EY US to a distinguished, renowned business leader who has made outstanding contributions as an entrepreneur. Mitchell was the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 1999 East Central Region Retail/Food Service Award winner.

“We’re thrilled to honor Cameron Mitchell with the Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Shannon Crone, East Central Program Co-Director. “He’s well deserving, with 30 years in business demonstrating extraordinary entrepreneurial achievements, creativity, leadership and vision as well as a commitment to community and national affairs.”

Now in its 37th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for transformative entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 11,000 entrepreneurs throughout the US since its inception in 1986, and it has grown to recognize business leaders across 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, N.A.; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In East Central, sponsors also include Valuation Research Corporation, Donnelley Financial Solutions and Frost Brown Todd LLC.

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 Award winners go on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® title. Visit

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