LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EY announced that Tracy Holland, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HATCHBEAUTY Products, LLC., received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Manufacturing & Distribution category in Los Angeles. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Holland was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on June 15.
"It was such an honor to receive this recognition from EY. As a woman entrepreneur who is passionate for building companies and developing people, it is always a balance with being a mother of three children. I was told I would have to choose between career and motherhood. I believe that women need to figure out how to push past these norms and find their own normal, determine what works for them and turn the belief that 'it is not really possible' to create their own possibilities," says Holland.
"Over the five years that I have worked with Tracy, I have seen up close her rare blend of vision, attention to detail, commitment to culture and passion for serving her clients. She is an exceptional and inspirational leader," shares Christie Hefner, chairman of the board for Hatchbeauty.
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies' success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 31st year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
- Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
- Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
- Mindy Grossman of HSN
- Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
- Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
- Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
- Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
- James Park of Fitbit
As a Greater Los Angeles award winner, Tracy Holland is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. 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 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Learn more about Tracy Holland's journey as an Entrepreneur Of The Year winner by following HATCHBEAUTY Products, LLC. @Hatchbeauty.
Follow all the latest program developments @EY_EOYUS using #EOYGLA and visit the Greater Los Angeles regional website for more information and to see Tracy Holland's video and acceptance speech: ey.com/us/eoy/greaterla.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In Greater Los Angeles, sponsors also include the gold sponsor is Tangram; the silver sponsors are Avison Young, Ballard Spahr, Big Picture, Cresa, HighTower | Acacia Wealth Advisors, Vaco and Woodruff Sawyer & Company; the media sponsor is C-Suite Media; and the public relations sponsor is Olmstead Williams Communications.
HATCHBEAUTY is a company focused on beauty innovation, specializing in working with brands and retailers on product development, creative services and strategic planning in cosmetic, skincare, hair care, fragrance and beauty accessories. The company develops concepts appropriate for all channels of trade including prestige and specialty retail, direct to consumer, e-commerce and food, drug and mass. HATCHBEAUTY specializes in custom, brand-focused projects, delivering intelligent, inspired solutions in areas of creative services, product development, brand strategy, product design, product concepts, packaging design and execution planning.
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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