EY Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Heartland Award Finalist
EY Announces Troy W. Vincent of Navigate Wellbeing Solutions
as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Heartland Award Finalist
Celebrating the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world
(September 1, 2020) WEST DES MOINES, IOWA: Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced Troy W. Vincent of Navigate Wellbeing Solutions (Navigate) was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Heartland Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world.
Vincent is CEO of Navigate — a West Des Moines-based provider of technology-enabled wellbeing solutions for organizations. Vincent was born and raised in Nevada, Iowa, and is a 1996 graduate of Central College. In 2015, he earned his Certificate in Executive Management from University of Notre Dame — Mendoza College of Business.
"Over the past decade, we've inspired people to become more active, find a healthy weight, and give back to their community. We also provide mental health and financial resources to participants so that the ‘whole person’ can be healthy.”
“I am honored to represent our team at Navigate. We are ‘Doing Good Things’ for clients and communities on their journey to better health and wellbeing", said Troy W Vincent CEO Navigate Wellbeing Solutions. "Over the past decade, we've inspired people to become more active, find a healthy weight, and give back to their community. We also provide mental health and financial resources to participants so that the ‘whole person’ can be healthy.”
As a finalist, it’s clear Vincent and his team’s work has not gone unnoticed. They are looking forward to a special virtual event on October 8 when award winners will be announced. Winners will join a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support for their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience and ingenuity.
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
"As an EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, I am grateful and appreciate EY’s focus to spotlight ‘silicon prairie’ and all the entrepreneurs in the Heartland", says Vincent. "As a company we are committed to bringing new ideas to our industry and encourage our teams to always be thinking about how we can do this together right here in the Midwest."
"As a company we are committed to bringing new ideas to our industry and encourage our teams to always be thinking about how we can do this together right here in the Midwest."
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November during a virtual awards gala. 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 2021.
Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
About Navigate Wellbeing Solutions
Navigate provides technology-enabled wellbeing solutions for organizations to engage employees, build stronger teams and create better places to work. For the past 13 years, Navigate has assisted organizations by connecting their business goals, mission and values with tailored wellbeing solutions for their teams. Navigate is headquartered in West Des Moines, IA. Recognized as a Shortlister Top Vendor for Wellness Providers in 2019 and 2020. For additional information, visit www.navigatewell.com.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.
In the Heartland, sponsors also include Twin Cities Business, Padilla, Salo, PNC Bank and Colliers.