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Welcome to the Orange County program

Seeking the unstoppable entrepreneurs transforming our world.

The nominations are in! Nominations for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 season are now closed. Finalists in our region will be announced soon.

Have a question about the 2019 program? Contact eoyorangecounty@ey.com.

 

Key program dates


Nominations open
December 3, 2018

Nominations deadline
March 8, 2019

Semifinalists' interviews with EY
April 1 – April 19

Semifinalists' interviews with judges and VIP reception
May 2, 2019

Finalists' video taping
May 20 – May 22

Awards gala
Tuesday, June 18
Monarch Beach Resort

Strategic Growth Forum® and National Awards Gala
November 13–17, 2019
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
Palm Desert, CA

News Articles


EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award Recipients in Orange County (June 25, 2018)   Press Release

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.

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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

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Kim Letch
Orange County
Office Managing Partner

Tania Soudah

Tania Soudah
Orange County
Program Manager

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Teresa Michel
Orange County
Program Coordinator