Calverton, New York — April 21, 2017 — EY recently announced that Michael Nardy, CEO of Electronic Payments, is a semifinalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the New York Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Michael Nardy was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis.
“Not only am I honored to be selected as a semifinalist for this esteemed award, but I am proud to represent the payments and point of sale industries as a whole,” commented Michael Nardy. “Payment technologies are advancing like no other, and this milestone recognizes Electronic Payments’ contributions and ongoing innovations to ensure businesses across the country run smarter, faster and better than ever.”
Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 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 18, 2017. 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 New York, sponsors also include Empire Valuation, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Pine Hill Group, SolomonEdwardsGroup and DLA Piper.
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About About Electronic Payments
With “Innovation through every transaction™”, Electronic Payments has distinguished itself as one of the fastest growing and highly regarded privately held payment and transaction processing companies in the United States. Electronic Payments currently serves businesses in all types of industry and acquires new clients through a network of agent banks, sales agents and independent sales offices (ISOs). Their TableTurn™ restaurant management platform currently serves more than 5,000 merchant locations and processes in excess of $1.2 Billion in annual volume. Visit www.electronicpayments.com for additional information.