DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Michael Gorton, CEO of Recuro Health, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Central Plains 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 Gorton based on the innovation and growth of Recuro coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is an award every startup and growth CEO hopes for, but few achieve. It is the highest and most distinguished award, among a distinguished group of finalists,” says Gorton, noting that Recuro Health was also recently selected among hundreds of candidates as the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer in healthcare. “I appreciate this award’s recognition of Recuro’s entrepreneurial spirit, growth and accomplishment. This provides inspiration for our team and affirmation for our board and investors. I am grateful to work with an exceptional Recuro team in providing critically needed digital health solutions that impact healthcare challenges at the intersection of access, quality and cost.”
As a Central Plains award winner, Gorton 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:
- Chris MacFarland of Masergy (Comcast)
- Patrick Esquerre of La Madeleine
- Baxter and Amber Venz Box of rewardStyle
- Michael Browning, Jr. of Unleashed Brands
- Dennis Cail of Zirtue
- Alex Danza of Vonlane
- Joseph DePinto of 7-Eleven, Inc.
- Jason McCann and Dan Flaherty of Vari
- John Merris of Solo Brands
- Das and Nipa Nobel of MTX Group
- Jamie O’Banion of BeautyBio
- Sarah Shadonix of Scout & Cellar
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank and SAP. In Central Plains, sponsors also include Colliers International, Donnelley Financial Solutions LLC, Haynes and Boone LLP, Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB), Vari, D CEO Magazine and Marquee Events.
About Recuro Health
Recuro has developed a Digital Medical Home™ to lower costs and improve outcomes. Recuro enables easy connectivity to virtual care, including primary and urgent care, behavioral health, at-home lab testing, genomics testing, as well as a suite of supplemental benefits spanning pharmacy, care management and care navigation all on one platform. Visit www.recurohealth.com to learn more about our virtual solutions.
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. National overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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