2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Meet this year's Minnesota winners and finalists from EY's Heartland Division.
2022 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Minnesota business leaders from technology to health care were among the nine Minnesotans to win Heartland Awards in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year competition.

2022 entrepreneur of the year awards logoThe winners were recognized during an EY gala held June 9 at The Fillmore in downtown Minneapolis.

“EY has honored the curiosity, ingenuity, courage, and drive of unstoppable entrepreneurs since 1986, and we are proud to continue the tradition again this year by celebrating this outstanding group of leaders,” says Dominic Iannazzo, EY partner and Heartland co-director, in a written statement.

The EY Heartland region encompasses Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. In addition to the nine winners from Minnesota, EY also selected a winner from Missouri.

EY says the winners were “evaluated based on their demonstration of long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.”

Executives from 11 other Minnesota companies were finalists for the award.

Twin Cities Business profiles these accomplished business leaders in this issue, including an up close look at the Minnesota winners, who were interviewed by TCB’s Gene Rebeck and Winter Keefer.

Minnesota’s Heartland winners are eligible to compete for national Entrepreneur of the Year awards, which will be announced in November.

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