Bryan Meklir Wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018
EY announces Bryan Meklir of BlueTeam named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award winner in Florida
Bryan Meklir joins ranks of mold-breaking entrepreneurs in Construction Services
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BOCA RATON, FL, June 11, 2018 – EY announced that CEO Bryan Meklir of BLueTeam, a commercial restoration and construction firm, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Construction Services category in Florida.
The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bryan was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando on June 7, 2018.
"We have seen amazing growth over the last five years through the hard work, sacrifice, and commitment of our amazing team, who share an uncompromising commitment to our clients," said Bryan Meklir. "I am thrilled to have received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for Florida, which recognized my vision, but more importantly the execution of that vision by the entire organization."
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 32nd year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
Jodi Berg of Vitamix
Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
James Park of Fitbit
J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr. of Marriott International, Inc.
As a Florida award winner, Bryan Meklir is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 National Awards. 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 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. 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 in more than 60 countries.