“These winners are accomplished leaders who have contributed a tremendous amount to their communities”, said Brent Ashton, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Co-Director for New Jersey.
Secaucus, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 29, 2015
EY today announced that CEO, Elliot Bohm, and COO, Marc Ackerman, of CardCash.com, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the financial services category in New Jersey. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Bohm and Mr. Ackerman were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick on June 25th.
“EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 29 years,” said Brent Ashton, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Co-Director for New Jersey. “These winners are accomplished leaders who have contributed a tremendous amount to their communities.”
“It’s an honor to join the prestigious list of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year winners,” says Elliot Bohm, CEO of CardCash.com. “Marc and I look forward to continuing with this entrepreneurial spirit, to hopefully make the world a better place.”
Now in its 29th year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.
As a New Jersey award winner, Mr. Bohm and Mr. Ackerman are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In New Jersey, sponsors also include Cresa, DLA Piper, Empire Valuation Consultants, Merrill Corporation, Morgan Lewis, Murray Devine, NJBIZ, PNC, Scherzer International, SolomonEdwardsGroup.
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.