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2018 finalists

Congratulations to this year's Entrepreneur Of The Year Southeast finalists! Now celebrating it's 32nd year, the program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

These outstanding business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges.

 

Michael Praeger
Co-Founder and CEO
AvidXchange, Inc.
Charlotte, North Carolina
The AvidXchange, Inc. story |


Brooks Bell
Founder and CEO
Brooks Bell, Inc.
Raleigh, North Carolina
The Brooks Bell, Inc. story |


J. Scott Deviney
President and CEO
Chicken Salad Chick
Auburn, Alabama
The Chicken Salad Chick story |


Tal Frankfurt
Founder and CEO
Cloud for Good
Asheville, North Carolina
The Cloud for Good story |


Patrick Dunham
CEO
Curant Health
Smyrna, Georgia
The Curant Health story |


David M. Gray
President and CEO
Daxko
Birmingham, Alabama
The Daxko story |


Saurabh Sinha
Founder and CEO
emids Technologies
Nashville, Tennessee
The emids Technologies story |


Sheila Benson
President and CEO
Employment Screening Services, Inc.
Birmingham, Alabama
The Employment Screening Services, Inc. story |


John Gattuso, CEO
Frederick Grimm, COO
FIXD Automotive, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
The FIXD Automotive, Inc. story |


Theresa Payton
CEO
Fortalice Solutions
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Fortalice Solutions story |


Tom Garrett
CEO
GPS Hospitality
Atlanta, Georgia
The GPS Hospitality story |

Jeffery J. Rice, MD, JD
CEO
Healthcare Bluebook
Nashville, Tennessee
The Healthcare Bluebook story |


Michael Chad Trull
President
Hospicelink
Birmingham, Alabama
The Hospicelink story |


Kathryn Petralia
President and Co-Founder
Kabbage, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
The Kabbage, Inc. story |


Brendan Morrissey
Co-Founder and CEO
Netsertive, Inc.
Morrisville, North Carolina
The Netsertive, Inc. story |


Lara O'Connor Hodgson
President and CEO
NOWaccount Network Corporation
dba NOW Corp
Atlanta, Georgia
The NOWaccount Network Corporation story |


Jonathan William Ziglar
CEO
ParkMobile
Atlanta, Georgia
The ParkMobile story |


Robert Youakim
CEO
Passport Labs, Inc.
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Passport Labs, Inc. story |


Todd Olson
Co-Founder and CEO
Pendo
Raleigh, North Carolina
The Pendo4R story |


Karl J. Zimmer
President and CEO
Premium Peanut
Douglas, Georgia
The Premium Peanut story |


John Sears
CEO
PresPro Homes
Harrisburg, North Carolina
The PresPro Homes story |


Greg Benoit
CEO
QGenda
Atlanta, Georgia
The QGenda story |


Pamela S. Evette
President and CEO
Quality Business Solutions, Inc.
Travelers Rest, South Carolina
The Quality Business Solutions, Inc. story |


Shaler Alias, Co-Founder and President
John Andrew Morris, Co-Founder and CEO
REPAY Realtime Electronic Payments
Atlanta, Georgia
The REPAY Realtime Electronic Payments story |


Andy Capps, Founder and Co-CEO
Lance Popp, Founder and Co-CEO
Residential Capital Management
Atlanta, Georgia
The Residential Capital Management story |


Kyle Porter
Co-Founder and CEO
SalesLoft
Atlanta, Georgia
The SalesLoft story |

Armir Harris, Founder and CEO
Merrick Levy, COO
Shofur
Atlanta, Georgia
The Shofur story |


D. Reagan Farr, Co-Founder and CFO
Matthew Kisber, President and CEO
Silicon Ranch Corporation
Nashville, Tennessee
The Silicon Ranch Corporation story |


Sushumnaa Roy Jalajam
President
Softpath System, LLC
Norcross, Georgia
The Softpath System, LLC story |


Eric Spett
Co-Founder and CEO
Terminus
Atlanta, Georgia
The Terminus story |


Dr. Eric W. Barton
President and CEO
Vanquish Worldwide
Maryville, Tennessee
The Vanquish Worldwide story |