Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014
Ernst & Young has announced Barbaricum Co-Founder and Partner Brandon Bloodworth as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award for Greater Washington. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bloodworth was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.
“I am honored to be recognized among the elite entrepreneurs in the Greater Washington area by Ernst and Young,” said Barbaricum Co-Founder and Partner Brandon Bloodworth.
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 19 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
“The award is a testament of the success of the company and all the long hours of work put in by our entire team,” added Bloodworth. “We’re proud of the work we do, inspired by our clients and are always looking at ways to bring innovation to marketplace.”
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 annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About Brandon Bloodworth
Brandon Bloodworth serves on the Executive Leadership team at Barbaricum and oversees growth and development of the firm. He has been directly involved in the financial planning, performance management, business development, operations management, and overall business performance of Barbaricum since its inception and has helped guide the firm to recognition as the 7th fastest growing company in Washington, DC for 2013 (#322 nationally) by INC Magazine.
Bloodworth also leads Barbaricum’s Energy Practice and has over 15 years of professional experience supporting government and commercial clients in alternative energy, operational energy, energy efficiency, smart grids, strategy, and technology. Bloodworth received a B.S. in Engineering Management from The United States Military Academy and holds an M.B.A. in Finance from Johns Hopkins University. He also served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer and was Airborne Ranger qualified. Bloodworth is a Certified Energy Manager and Project Management Professional and resides in Maryland with his wife and three daughters.
Founded in 2008 and Headquartered in the nation's capital, Barbaricum is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and SBA Certified HUBZone dedicated to advancing national security interests by providing strategic communications, analysis and energy counsel for senior leaders in our nation's public sector.
Together, the company has evolved into a high energy, hands on, consulting practice that delivers innovative strategies and technologies to achieve the objectives of its customers. The company’s growth has been fueled almost exclusively by repeat business and long- term partnerships and learning arrangements with discerning clients. The company is proud of its people and has made it a priority to attract and retain the very best talent.
Barbaricum was ranked among INC Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing Companies of 2013, and is comprised of accomplished professionals drawn from successful careers in industry and government. In addition to being recognized by Inc. 500 and EY, the company, its partners and employees have also been recognized by SmartCEOs’ Future50, PRWeek’s 40 Under 40, SmartCEO’s GOVstar and PRSA’s Thoth Awards this year. For more information about Barbaricum please visit the website at http://www.barbaricum.com.
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.