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Meet the 2018 finalists

The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 finalists have a lot to celebrate. They've built their dream companies. Expanded. Innovated. And now, EY is recognizing them for their achievements. Help us congratulate these outstanding entrepreneurs. Join us at this year's event and see who will take home top honors.

Arria Hines
Allegheny Science & Technology
Bridgeport, West Virginia

Tillie Hidalgo Lima
Best Upon Request
Cincinnati, Ohio

Steve Huey
Capture Higher Ed
Louisville, Kentucky

Teresa Hack
Channel Products
Cleveland, Ohio

Andy Kline and Yoel Mayerfeld
Chase Properties
Beachwood, Ohio

Greg Ubert
Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea
Columbus, Ohio

Ron Leonhardt
CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.
Brecksville, Ohio

John Saxon
Canton, Ohio

Alex Matseikovich, Craig Sturgill and Rodolfo Marrero
Excel Impact, LLC
Medina, Ohio

John Anoliefo
Famicos Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio

Ken Ganley
Ganley Auto Group
Brecksville, Ohio

Bill DeVille, Lair Kennedy and Ty Nelson
Health Carousel
Cincinnati, Ohio

David Eldridge and Mike Kane
Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Brady Duncan and Kenny McNutt
MadTree Brewing
Cincinnati, Ohio

Anthony Sanzo
Net Health
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kevin Hickey
Online Stores LLC
New Stanton, Pennsylvania

Ed Kenty
Park Place Technologies
Cleveland, Ohio

John Leehy
Payment Alliance International
Louisville, Kentucky

Barbara and Gino Faciana
Pleasant Valley Corporation
Medina, Ohio

Steve Smith
Plus Consulting, LLC
Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Kumar Buvanendaran
PRIME AE Group, Inc.
Columbus, Ohio

Joey Rivera
Rivera Group
Louisville, Kentucky

Brian Yeager and
Michelle Yeager-Thornton

The Champion Companies
Westerville, Ohio

Tim Svarczkopf
Tight Rock Solutions LLC
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Rich Ward
WARDJet, Inc.
Tallmadge, Ohio

Joe Ferrara
Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Scott and Steve Zemba
Zemba Holdings, Inc.
Zanesville, Ohio

Walter Lynch
Zipline Logistics
Columbus, Ohio