ROCKVILLE, Md., May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EY announced this week that President and CEO Kabir Chaudhary of NIKA is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Mid-Atlantic program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Chaudhary was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
Mr. Chaudhary commented on the announcement: "While being named a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year® is ostensibly an individual award, it is actually a reflection of NIKA's success, innovation and vision. It is a reflection of our employees' hard work and dedication. It is a reflection of our company's growth and evolution. I'm honored to share in this achievement with my entire company."
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
NIKA is revolutionizing how businesses and governments design, build and manage real property. By combining architecture, engineering, planning, technology, advisory, program management, logistics, operations and maintenance services all under one roof, we are able to provide a significant value-add to our clients. The services supplied by NIKA, coupled with our large network of suppliers and partners, means that clients can expect more options, better results and exceptional client service, enhancing operational excellence and readiness. For more information about NIKA, please visit http://www.nikasolutions.com.
Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In the Mid-Atlantic region, sponsors also include Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, PNC Bank, Washington Business Journal, Chatham Financial, Cushman & Wakefield, Lockton Companies and SolomonEdwards.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year®
EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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 award 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.
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