EY announces Jeffrey Rogers, CEO of LiftForward, is named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 finalist in New York

New York, May 24th , 2016 – EY today announced that Jeffrey Rogers, CEO and President of LiftForward, Inc. is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the New York region.  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.  Jeffrey Rogers was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 22, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis. 

“I am honored to have been nominated for this award and to have made it this far in the process”, noted Jeffrey Rogers.  LiftForward provides manufacturers and distributors with point-of sale software and financing solutions for their small business customers, allowing manufacturers to sell their goods and services as subscription products.  LiftForward has experienced significant growth and is quickly expanding its footprint across the country.  

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. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program.  Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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 award 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 in more than 60 countries.

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