Mitzen joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in the New York region
New York, NY,May 23, 2019– EY today announced that Ed Mitzen, of Fingerpaint, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year®2019 New York Awards. 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. Mitzen was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 20, 2019at the Marriott Marquis.
“I am humbled that EY has selected me to be a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year®, along with such a brilliant group of business leaders,” said Mitzen, who built the award-winning health and wellness agency on the foundation of an employee-first culture that encourages industry leaders to produce their best work on behalf of their clients. “My professional success would not be possible without the support of my family, and of course the talented employees of Fingerpaint, who are always delivering their best work for our clients.”
Now in its 33rdyear, 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.
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 New York, sponsors also include Marsh & McLennan, Empire Valuation Consultants, Kirkland & Ellis, SolomonEdwardsGroup and DLA Piper.
Reset your expectations of a marketing agency. Independent by design, with integrated talent across Saratoga Springs, New York; Conshohocken, Pennsylvania; Phoenix, Arizona; and Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, Fingerpaint is committed to creating and executing meaningful brand experiences that are never paint by number.
Fingerpaint was named 2019 Agency of the Year by Med Ad News. It was a 2017 finalist for Agency of the Year by Med Ad News, MM&M, and PM360 and won PR & Marketing Agency of the Year in 2017 from the Business Intelligence Group. Additionally, it won the 2018 Heart Award from Med Ad News for its commitment to philanthropy and social causes and has been on Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies for the past six years. Founder Ed Mitzen was honored as 2016’s Industry Person of the Year by Med Ad News and as a 2017 Top Boss by Digiday. Visit us at fingerpaint.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
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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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