EY Announces Tyrre Burks of Players Health as an Entrepreneur Of The Year of 2022 Heartland Award Winner
Minneapolis,June 13, 2022 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that Tyrre Burks, CEO and Founder of Players Health was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 Heartland Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent panel of judges selected Tyrre Burks based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
As a Heartland award winner, Tyrre Burks will now be considered by the National independent panel of judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 National Awards. National finalists and winners, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum. 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 2023.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs such as:
· Cherie Kloss of SnapNurse
· Saeju Jeong of Noom
· Joe DeSimone of Carbon, Inc.
· Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
· Jodi Berg of Vitamix
· Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation
· Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, Inc.
· Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
· Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
· James Park of Fitbit
· Daymond John of FUBU
· Sheila Mikhail of AskBio
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In the Heartland, sponsors also include Colliers International, Padilla, Salo LLC and Twin Cities Business.
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.
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