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EY Announces Bill Beans of Congruex as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Mountain West Award Winner

June 22, 2022

Boulder, Colorado June 22nd, 2022 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced over the weekend that Bill Beans, Co-Founder & CEO of Congruex, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Mountain West Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent panel of judges selected Bill Beans based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

“First and foremost,” says Bill, “this is a team award, not an individual award. This is recognition of the company our Congruex family has built together, and a testament to our strong partnerships.”


As a Mountain West award winner, Bill will now be considered by the National independent panel of judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 National Awards. National finalists and winners, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs such as:

  • Sheila Mikhail of AskBio
  • Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
  • Joe DeSimone of Carbon, Inc.
  • Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, Inc.
  • James Park of Fitbit
  • Daymond John of FUBU
  • Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
  • Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation
  • Saeju Jeong of Noom
  • Cherie Kloss of SnapNurse
  • Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Jodi Berg of Vitamix

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In the Mountain West, sponsors also include sponsors also include Colliers International, Cresa, Diversified Insurance, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Silicon Slopes, Strong & Hanni Law Firm, Truss and Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.