AUSTIN, Texas, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgile, the U.S.' leading cyber risk consulting and managed services firm, today announced that CEO Don Elledge has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award (Central Texas). Decided by a panel of independent judges, the awards program recognizes leaders in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to business and community. Now in its 31st year, the program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
Mr. Elledge's 'Entrepreneur Of The Year®' nomination is the latest public recognition of his winning leadership as Edgile CEO. Edgile holds the distinction of being both a Microsoft Gold Partner as well as SailPoint's Partner of the Year for the Americas. Edgile is included in both the 2016 Inc. 5000 fastest growing private U.S. companies list and the Austin Business Journal's Fast 50.
"I'm honored to be recognized as an EY Entrepreneur of The Year finalist. I see it as a vote of confidence for the strategy-first, client-focused culture we've built at Edgile," said Don Elledge. "As Edgile moves forward, we remain committed to providing the innovative, high quality services that our clients need to address the security challenges and opportunities of the digital age."
The Central Texas award winner will be announced at a special gala event on June 9, 2017 at the JW Marriott Austin. As the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM—the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies—the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will be announced on November 18, 2017.
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 over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy
Edgile is the trusted partner and advisor on cyber risk, providing strategy and implementation consulting services to the world's leading organizations. Our mission is to secure the modern enterprise for the new age of digital, where trust is the most valuable asset, allowing today's enterprise organizations to be more agile, business-driven and transparent with all partners in their ecosystems. Edgile's consulting and managed services include security strategies; cybersecurity; integrated risk management and GRC technology enablement; and identity and access management (IAM).
For more information about Edgile: www.edgile.com
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