EY Announces Eric Hardy of w3r Consulting
Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

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Eric Hardy joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in Michigan and Northwest Ohio

SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 17, 2019 – EY today announced that Eric Hardy, CEO of w3r Consulting is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Eric was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 18, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Now in its 33rd 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 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

 

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Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Michigan and Northwest Ohio, sponsors also include Citizens Bank, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Colliers International, Foley & Lardner LLP, Oswald Companies, Michigan State University, Walsh College, New Paradigm Promotional Marketing, Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications and WJR.

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About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. 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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