PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EY announced that Geoff Gross, Founder & CEO of Medical Guardian, a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Greater Philadelphia region. This is the fourth year in a row Geoff has been named a finalist of EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
“I’m honored to be recognized alongside some of the brightest leaders in the region as a finalist in the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs,” said Geoff. “The Medical Guardian team looks forward to continuing to empower older adults to live a life without limits through innovative medical alert systems and exceptional, award-winning customer service.”
The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Geoff was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 14 at the Kimmel Center. Now in its 32nd year, the 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 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
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 Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include PNC Bank, Pine Hill Group, Murray Devine & Company, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Ballard Spahr LLP, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Pepper Hamilton LLP and Simkiss & Block.
About Medical Guardian
Founded in 2005, Medical Guardian is a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems that empower people to live a life without limits. A member of the National Aging in Place Council, Medical Guardian is headquartered in Philadelphia and provides support to hundreds of thousands of people across the country who are ready to take on the next chapter of life while remaining safe living in their own home. Whether it’s an in-home system or a mobile device with GPS capabilities, Medical Guardian has the personal medical alert device to meet an array of needs and lifestyles. In 2017, the company made its fifth appearance on the annual Inc. 5000 list. Learn more about Medical Guardian by visiting www.medicalguardian.com, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
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 more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy