SEATTLE, May 24, 2018 – EY recently announced that Michel Feaster, Co-Founder and CEO of Usermind, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Pacific Northwest region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Michel was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15 at the Westin Seattle.
“It’s a great honor to be recognized as a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award, but an even greater honor to represent Seattle’s diverse and vibrant tech scene,” said Michel Feaster, CEO and Co-Founder of Usermind. “When I chose to build Usermind in Seattle, I was striving to make the region proud, and it’s incredibly rewarding to be recognized among some of the most inspiring entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest.”
Now in its 32nd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 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 17, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the 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 nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, the Kauffman Foundation and Merrill Corporation. In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors also include Woodruff Sawyer.
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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 more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy
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