TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Reynolds, President of Avesta, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Florida. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Rob was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 23 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate.
"I'm very excited for the amazing team at Avesta," said Robert Reynolds. "I have never seen myself as an entrepreneur, but simply as someone who really wants his life to make a difference. I feel we are having a meaningful influence in real estate through providing homes for families and building lasting community. 'It takes a village,' and I'm proud to be representing my family and the Avesta 'village' as a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year."
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 competition. 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 Forum™, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Since 2010, Avesta has acquired 13,000 apartment homes throughout Florida and Texas. Avesta is a vertically integrated company, handling acquisitions, property management, construction management and portfolio management in-house. Avesta's mission is to give people a home where they can live abundantly and create more community in the world. By striving to be the world's most resident-focused company, Avesta creates lasting value and serves each of its stakeholders: teammates, capital partners, vendors, communities, and most importantly, its residents.
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
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Florida, sponsors also include PNC Bank and Vaco.
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