MCLEAN, Va., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announced the finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. These business leaders were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 15, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
The finalists are:
Ashish Kachru, Altruista Health
Michael Lustbader, Arlington Capital Partners
Mike Baird, Avizia
David Booth, BackOffice Associates
Sukumar Iyer, Brillient Corporation
Jed Barry, Capital Bank
Louis Rogers, Capital Square 1031
Carroll Ross, Collaborative Solutions
Andy Macdonald, Consilio
Alicia Davis, Dietitians On Demand
Ryan Davis, Dietitians On Demand
Rami Essaid, Distil Networks
John Johnson, Edgeworth Economics
Jon Williams, Evidera
Kyle Zimmer, First Book
Dev Ganesan, Fishbowl
Susan Tynan, Framebridge
Scott Smrkovski, INFINITI HR
Amit Puri, Ingenicomm
Kevin Kelly, LGS Innovations
Amy Wright, Macro Solutions
Joe Fluet, MAG Aerospace
Rick Torres, National Student Clearinghouse
George Zoulias, Perfecta Federal
Rohyt Belani, PhishMe
Patrick Smith, Power Supply Collective
Duane Slyder, Seasonal Roots
Dan Berger, Social Tables
Julian Setian, SOS International (SOSi)
Bo Menkiti, The Menkiti Group
Adam Vincent, ThreatConnect
Chris Spanos, Urgent.ly
Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are 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 Overall National 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 Forum™, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Overall Award winner then moves on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in Monaco in June 2018.
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 the Mid-Atlantic region, platinum sponsors also include Jones Lang LaSalle and PNC Bank. Mid-Atlantic gold sponsors include Chatham Financial, Cooley LLP, SolomonEdwards and the Washington Business Journal.
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
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