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Welcome to the Orange County program

Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates the mold breakers.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates the mold breakers and the boldness that drives them to do things differently and change our world in the most unexpected ways.

The 2018 award recipients for Orange County have been announced! Please join us in congratulating this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

Meet this years winners!



 

Key program dates


2018 Nominations are closed — March 9, 2018

Semifinalist onsite interviews — April 2–20, 2018

Semifinalists live interview with Judges — May 1, 2018
The Pacific Club, 4110 MacArthur Blvd., Newport Beach, CA 92660

Finalists filming — May 30–31, 2018
EY Orange County Office, 18101 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

Regional Awards Gala — June 22, 2018
Monarch Beach Resort, 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629

Strategic Growth Forum® and national awards gala — November 7–11, 2018

News Articles


EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Recipients in Orange County (June 16, 2017)  Press Release

EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in Orange County (May 15, 2017)  Press Release

EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Semifinalists in Orange County (April 10, 2017)  Press Release

Orange County applications open for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award (January 16, 2017)  Press Release

Meet the winners

Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Orange County award recipients. Click here for a full list of this exceptional group of entrepreneurs.

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 winners' acceptance speech

Video highlights of the US Strategic Growth Forum® 2017

US Strategic Growth Forum® 2017 highlights brochure

Contact us

Have a question about our program? Contact us at eoyorangecounty@ey.com. We'd love to hear from you!

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Jon Smith
Orange County
Program Director & Partner

Kim Letch photo

Kim Letch
Orange County
Office Managing Partner

Tania Soudah

Tania Soudah
Orange County
Program Manager

Marissa Pereira

Marissa Pereira
Orange County
Program Coordinator

Krissan Brion

Krissan Brion
Program Coordinator