EY Announces Jon Shanahan of Businessolver as an Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Award Finalist in the Heartland Program

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Des Moines, IA (May 2, 2018) – EY today announced that President and CEO Jon Shanahan of Businessolver is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Heartland program. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jon Shanahan was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on June 14 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. 

“I am humbled and honored to be recognized as a finalist by EY for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Award,” Shanahan stated. “This recognition is really a credit to the amazing team of people who are Businessolver. We are intentional about our commitment to innovation and sustainable growth. We work hard every day to deliver consistent, high-quality results with empathy, passion, and a drive towards innovation to delight our clients, and serve our community.” 

Businessolver is a leader in SaaS-based benefits administration technology achieving 17 consecutive years of profitability in 2017 and supporting over 9 million members on its benefits platform.

Entrepreneur Of The Year® 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.

Now in its 32nd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year 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 17, 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 Businessolver
Since 1998, Businessolver has delivered market-changing benefits administration technology supported by an intrinsic responsiveness to client needs. It creates client programs that maximize benefit program investment, minimize risk exposure, and engage employees with easy-to-use solutions and communication tools to assist them in making wise and cost-efficient benefit selections. Founded by HR professionals, Businessolver’s unwavering service-oriented culture and secure SaaS platform provide measurable success in its mission to provide complete client delight. For more information, visit businessolver.com.

About EY

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