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Meet the 2017 winners

Congratulations to the 2017 Entrepreneur Of The Year Florida award recipients. This group of leading entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The award recipients were unveiled at a special gala on June 23 at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate in Championsgate, Florida. These outstanding entrepreneurs now join the ranks of 31 years of winners.

 
 
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Lifetime Achievement

Business Services

Karl Sun

CEO / Co-Founder
Lucid Software

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Emerging

Adriana Cisneros

CEO
Cisneros Interactive
Miami

The Acceptance Speech |
The Cisneros Interactive story |

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Financial Services

Sal A. "Joe" Nunziata, Co-CEO and
Rob Nunziata, Co-CEO

FBC Mortgage, LLC
Orlando

The Acceptance Speech |
The FBC Mortgage, LLC story |

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Health Care

Shari Dingle Costantini

Founder and CEO
Avant Healthcare Professionals
Casselberry

The Acceptance Speech |
The Avant Healthcare Professionals story |

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IT Security

Brian P. Murphy

Founder and CEO
ReliaQuest
Tampa

The Acceptance Speech |
The ReliaQuest story |

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Real Estate and Construction

John Raymond Sofarelli, Sr.

President and CEO
J. Raymond Construction Corp.
Longwood

The Acceptance Speech |
The J. Raymond Construction Corp. story |

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Retail and Consumer Products

Edie Rodriguez

President and CEO
Crystal
Miami

The Acceptance Speech |
The Crystal story |

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Services

Brett Beveridge

Founder and CEO
The Revenue Optimization Companies (T-ROC)
Coral Gables

The Acceptance Speech |
The Revenue Optimization Companies story |

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Technology

Pete Pizarro

CEO
Ilumno
Miami

The Acceptance Speech |
The Ilumno story |

Meet the 2017 US national winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 US national awards. Click the photos below to learn more about this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

2017 Overall and Life Sciences winner

Overall and Life Sciences

Lonnie Moulder | Mary Lynne Hedley, PhD
TESARO, Inc.

2017  Retail and Consumer Products

Consumer Products and Retail

Kendra Scott
Kendra Scott, LLC

2017 Distribution and Manufacturing winner

Distribution and Manufacturing

Ilene S. Gordon
Ingredion Incorporated

2017 Emerging winner

Emerging

Dan Flaherty | Jason McCann
VARIDESK

2017 Energy Cleantech and Natural Resources winner

Energy, Cleantech and Natural Resources

Loretta F. Rosenmayer
INTREN L.L.C.

2017 family business winner

Family Business

Neal Schuman
Schuman Cheese

2017 Financial Services winner

Financial Services

Asif Ramji
Paymetric

2017 Media and Entertainment winner

Media, Entertainment and Communications

Jeff Green | Dave Pickles
The Trade Desk

2017 Real Estate, Construction and Lodging

Real Estate, Construction and Lodging

Bill Bayless
American Campus Communities

2017 Services winner

Services

Joseph E. Fluet III
MAG Aerospace

2017 Technology winner

Technology

Phyllis Winchester Newhouse
Xtreme Solutions, Inc.