Lead by the Best
Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform the Southeast and beyond
July 29, 2021 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that CEO Jordan Schindler of Nufabrx was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southeast Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
Jordan Schindler was selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners were announced during a special virtual celebration on July 29, 2021. Schindler is honored to have been selected alongside such an impressive list of entrepreneurs and congratulates all the winners on their victory.
Schindler states, “To make it as a finalist of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Southeast Region has been a tremendous honor! Congrats to the Winners, such a fantastic group of individuals and companies. We’ll definitely be back next year!
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November 2021 at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2022.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.
In the Southeast, sponsors also include Premium sponsors Cresa, King & Spalding LLP and PNC Bank; and Supporting sponsor Donnelly Financial Solutions.
Nufabrx has developed a revolutionary patented platform technology that enables us to embed active ingredients and medications into fabrics. Most importantly, we have developed our garments to provide a therapeutic amount of active even after repeated uses, wears, applications, and launderings. Each Nufabrx product is manufactured and tested in our North Carolina based facility, all sourced in the USA.
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. National Overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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