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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.

 

Scott Scully
Abstrakt Marketing Group
St. Louis, Missouri

Dustin Doll
Accord Group
Lees Summit, Missouri

Chuck Runyon and Dave Mortensen
Anytime Fitness, LLC
Woodbury, Minnesota

Benjamin “Tad” Edwards
Benjamin F. Edwards & Co.
St. Louis, Missouri

Luke Shimp
Double Black Diamond, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Robert White
Entellus Medical
Plymouth, Minnesota

Brad Elliott
Equity Bank
Andover, Kansas

Gary Fish
Fishtech Group LLC
Kansas City, Missouri

Philip Allen
Grace Engineered Products, Inc.
Davenport, Iowa

Chris Staley, Jeremy Langevin and Sabin Ephrem
Horizontal Integration
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota

Erica Brune
Lever1
Kansas City, Missouri

Joel Theisen
Lifesprk
Edina, Minnesota

Donn Lux
Luxco, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

Susan McCollum
Major Brands, Inc.
St. Louis, Missouri

Christine Lantinen
Maud Borup, Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Gary Cunningham
Meda
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Augustus “Gus” Griffin, Cloud “Bud” Cray, Jr. and Karen Seaberg
MGP Ingredients, Inc.
Atchison, Kansas

John “Ozzie” Nelson, Jr.
NELSON
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bruce Zeilinger
NXC Imaging
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pat Ryan
Ryan Companies
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Michael Kiley
Security Benefit
Topeka, Kansas

Andrew Burch
SmartMouth Oral Health Laboratories
St. Louis, Missouri

Dan Stoltz
SPIRE Credit Union
Falcon Heights, Minnesota

Angelina Lawton
Sportsdigita
Minneapolis, Minnesota

David Dehaemers, Jr.
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP
Leawood, Kansas

Emily Pritchard and Martha Krueger
The Social Lights, LLC
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mark Jacobs
The Watkins Company
Winona, Minnesota

Douglas Jaeger
Ulteig Engineers
Fargo, North Dakota

Eric Weisser
Weisser Distributing
Tea, South Dakota

Benjamin VandenWymelenberg and John Guenveur
Woodchuck USA
Minneapolis, Minnesota