- Santina Cessor
Neil Sommers: EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Finalist
EY announces Clockwork Architecture + Design Principal Neil Sommers is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award finalist in the Central Midwest
Kansas City, April 27, 2015 — EY today announced that Neil Sommers of Clockwork Architecture + Design is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award in the Central Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Neil was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 25 at the Sheraton Overland Park hotel.
Neil co-founded Clockwork in 2005 with a desire to change the way architecture and interior design services were delivered.
Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual gala awards in Palm Springs, Calif., on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Local winners will be announced in early May. Join us as we congratulate Neil on this tremendous honor
Sponsors: Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In the Central Midwest, region sponsors include: PNC Bank, Smart Business, Common Ground, Lockton, and Merrill Corporation.
About EY Entrepreneur of the Year: EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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 award 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 over 60 countries.