We are thrilled to share that our Co-Founders David Freedman & Christopher Stark have been recognized as a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Mountain Desert Region Awards program. We are honored to be in such amazing company with other outstanding entrepreneurs in our region who are transforming our world.
Award winners will be announced during a special virtual event on October 7, 2020 and will join the ranks of a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support to their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience and ingenuity.
The Mountain Desert Region program celebrates entrepreneurs from Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors successful business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain groundbreaking companies that transform our world. These 23 business leaders were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges comprised of previous award winners and other business leaders.
Each year, EY US showcases successful entrepreneurs from 20 regional competitions across the United States. In 2019, 10 entrepreneurs leading companies from the Mountain Desert Region were selected as Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners. Past award winners in Mountain Desert include: Lani Dolifka, Watermill Express; Chris Volk, STORE Capital; David Barnett, PopSockets; Maureen Hewitt, Innovage; Albert DaCosta, Paragon 28; Jason Myers, ArcherDX; Ernie Garcia, Carvana; Robert Katz, Vail Resorts; Bryan Leach, Ibotta; Traci Loundsbury, Elements; Dan Burns and Dan Wilson, Optiv; and Mike Fries, Liberty Global; among others.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy