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Ann Arbor, MI., May 12, 2022 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Jason Harper of RXA was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Award finalist. 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.
Jason was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.
“The 2022 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists are the next class in an impressive line of unstoppable visionaries. They have a mindset that drives them to strive for more and an unwavering commitment to their companies, customers and communities,” said Joe Lenglet, EY Partner and Entrepreneur Of The Year Michigan and Northwest Ohio program co-director.
The regional finalists will be recognized and winners will be announced at the Michigan and Northwest Ohio awards celebration on June 23, 2022 at One Campus Martius in Detroit. The regional winners will then be considered by the National independent judging panel for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, which will be presented in November at the annual 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 2023.
“Jason has built a caring and transparent organization, and created an environment to develop and foster entrepreneurship. I’m proud of his leadership and his nomination for Entrepreneur of the Year.” Baylen Springer, CEO, Ready Signal
“Jason has worked hard to develop RXA into an awesome place to work. The EoY team picked a finalist that truly cares about the impact the workplace has on its employees, and pushes for innovation every day!” – Anna Schultz, Marketing Coordinator, RXA
“Jason is a data analytics visionary, an incredible culture cultivator, and a philanthropist who champions a myriad of causes from education to mental health. Jason has built a company that propels us all forward. It’s an absolute honor to work with him.” – Heather Reed, Chief Experience Officer, RXA
“Having worked with Jason for more than a decade, I am excited he is garnering recognition for his ability to grow organizations while maintaining a reputation for innovation. This nomination is a well-deserved acknowledgement of his successes.” – Jonathan Prantner, Co-Founder and Chief Analytics Officer, RXA
For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
RXA is a leading data science consulting company. RXA provides data engineers, data scientists, data strategists, business analysts, and project managers to help organizations at any stage of their data maturity. RXA accelerates analytics road maps, helping customers accomplish in months what would normally take years by providing project-based consulting, long term staff augmentation and direct hire placement staffing services. RXA’s customers also benefit from a suite of software solutions that have been developed in house, which can be deployed immediately to further accelerate timelines. RXA is proud to be an award-winning partner with leading technology providers including Domo, DataRobot, Alteryx, Tableau and AWS.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In Michigan and Northwest Ohio, sponsors also include Donnelley Financial Solutions, Trion Solutions Inc., Foley & Lardner LLP, and Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications.
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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