EY Announces Brock Stechman and Brody Dorland Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award Finalists in the Central Midwest

Kansas City, Missouri, April 20th, 2017 – EY today announced that Brock Stechman and Brody Dorland, Co-Founders of DivvyHQ are finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Central Midwest.  The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Brock Stechman and Brody Dorland were selected as finalists by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15 in Kansas City.  

“We’re so honored to be finalists for this award alongside all these great innovators and business leaders.” said DivvyHQ Co-Founder Brock Stechman.

Launched in 2011, DivvyHQ makes it easy for global marketing and content teams to get organized, plan, produce and publish high-quality content more efficiently. At 2016’s Content Marketing World conference, DivvyHQ was voted the “#1 Content Creation, Workflow, and Experience Platform”.

“We’ve been battling in the trenches of a new software category for 6 years, and it’s not getting any easier, so it’s nice for a third-party to shine a light on our progress,” said Brody Dorland.

Now in its 31st year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 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 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum™, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

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Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In the Central Midwest, region sponsors include PNC, Lathrop & Gage and Common Ground Public Relations.

About 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 over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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