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Welcome to the Central Texas program

Seeking the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world.

There are a lot of successful people in the world. But to build something truly remarkable, you can’t let anything stand in your way. And only a few leaders are part of this special group: the ones who never give up. Driven by their desire to better the world around them, they stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. They cut through the noise of this transformative age by breaking away from the pack — and then end up leading it. If you are an unstoppable entrepreneur or have been inspired by an innovative leader, we invite you to click here to submit a nomination to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 program, now in its 33rd year.

Deadline to apply is March 8, 2019.

Congratulations to the 2018 national winners!

The Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 US winners have been announced. Click here to learn more about all of the national winners. We’re honored to celebrate the ingenuity, vision and tenacity of this outstanding group of individuals.


Key program dates

Application due date
Friday, March 8, 2019

Finalist reception
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Austin, TX

Thursday, June 27, 2019
JW Marriott Austin

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Central Texas award recipients. Click here to see the full list of winners.

Related content

We engage with the world. We use our global reach and our relationships with clients, governments and not-for-profits to create positive change.


Watch the Entrepreneur Of The Year® US overall winner's acceptance speech

Video highlights of the US Strategic Growth Forum® 2018

Contact us

Have a question about our program? We'd love to hear from you!


Teri Steffek Tafuro
Central Texas
Program Manager
Austin, TX
+1 512 473 1623


Gulf Coast Area
Program Coordinator
Desiree Triolo
Houston, TX
+1 713 751 5428


Taylor Sisson
Partner and Program Director
Austin, TX
+1 512 473 1680


Anna Tallent
Partner and Program Director
San Antonio, TX
+1 210 242 7219