May 24, 2016
The spirit of entrepreneurship is alive and kicking in the Mid-Atlantic -- and we couldn't be happier to be a part of the action!
Our fearless leader and CEO, Zvi Band was announced as a finalist in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Mid-Atlantic Awards Program. As the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has been at the forefront of identifying game-changing business leaders for the past 30 years.
"I'm thankful that the panel has recognized the amazing culture and team we've built at Contactually and I'm honored to be considered for this prestigious award on their behalf," said Zvi.
We're so proud that our CEO is a finalist for this award and even more grateful for the leadership that he brings to the table here at Contactually. Past leaders who have won this prestigious award, such as Howard Schultz of Starbucks, John Mackey of Whole Foods Market, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and Mindy Grossman of HSN, have clearly disrupted industries, created new product categories, and successfully brought new innovation and technology to traditional industries.
We're honored to have Zvi recognized among so many other notable business luminaries in Mid-Atlantic.
You can learn more information about the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Mid-Atlantic program and make sure you follow along our journey to the awards on June 15th! For press inquiries, you can find our press release below.
Contact: Joel Mier
For Immediate Release
EY announces Contactually CEO Zvi Band is named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) Mid-Atlantic 2016 Finalist
McLean, Va., May 24, 2016 - EY announced earlier this month that Zvi Band, CEO and co-founder of Contactually, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) 2016 Award in the Mid-Atlantic program. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Band was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 15, 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
"I'm thankful that the panel has recognized the amazing culture and team we've built at Contactually and I'm honored to be considered for this prestigious award on their behalf," Band commented. Contactually is a leading provider of relationship marketing software for businesses, small and large, that helps users develop and strengthen authentic, long-lasting relationships. In simply minutes a day, the firm's easy-to-use platform enables genuine, personalized engagement to generate more business. Proudly located in Washington, DC, Contactually employs approximately 70 people and has raised 12 million in capital to date from Grotech Ventures, Rally Ventures, Bull City Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, and others.
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Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.