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Welcome to the Midwest program
Illinois | Indiana | Wisconsin

The nominations are in!

Nominations for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 season are now closed. Visit this page frequently for updates and the announcement of our 2018 finalists in the Midwest region.


Key program dates

Nominations deadline
March 9, 2018

Finalists announced
April 25, 2018

Finalist reception
May 21, 2018 | Chicago, IL

Awards gala
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Navy Pier Grand Ballroom
600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Strategic Growth Forum® and National awards gala
November 7-11, 2018
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
74-855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Contact us

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

Midwest EOY Partner Lee Henderson

Lee Henderson
EOY Program Director, Midwest
Chicago, Illinois lee.henderson@ey.com

Midwest EOY Partner Monty Korte

Monty Korte
EOY Program Director, Indiana
Indianapolis, IN monty.korte@ey.com

Midwest Partner Shawn Puecher

Shawn Puechner
EOY Program Director, Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Christine Dobson
Program Manager
Chicago, Illinois
+1 312 879 2470


Jennifer Delagrange
Program Coordinator
Chicago, Illinois
+1 312 879 5046