EY Announces Winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Heartland Award

EY is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Award in the Heartland. This group of bold entrepreneurial leaders was
selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award
winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders.
The winners were unveiled at a special gala on June 14 at the Hyatt
Regency in Minneapolis.

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EY announced 13 winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in the Heartland. (Photo: Business Wire)

“EY has been recognizing leading entrepreneurs who do things differently
for more than three decades,” said Dominic Iannazzo, the Entrepreneur Of
The Year Heartland Program Director. “We are proud to announce the 2018
winners, who boldly break the mold to create new solutions, innovations
and possibilities that redefine how we live, work and play.”

The winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Heartland Award

Since its founding in 1986, the program has expanded to recognize
business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries
throughout the world.

Regional award winners are now eligible for consideration for the
Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several
national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National
Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year
National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 10, 2018.
The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®,
the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading
companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner
then moves on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™
Award in Monaco in June 2019.


Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are
nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, the Kauffman Foundation
and Merrill Corporation.

Local sponsors for the Heartland program include Salo, Padilla, Twin
Cities Business, PNC, Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, Lockton
Companies and Pohlad Companies.

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About Entrepreneur Of The Year®Entrepreneur
Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious
business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent
panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from
business, finance and the local community. The program makes a
difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among
those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who
inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the
first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of
The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful,
growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional,
national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than
60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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