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Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has announced that Harold “Art” Deas, of Alora Pharmaceuticals was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Southeast Award finalist. 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. Finalists were selected across the Southeast from GA, AL, NC, SC, and TN.

Art, was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.

“I am humbled by this recognition from the team at Ernst & Young, said Art Deas. To me, this is an award that honors the dedication of our over 600 employees across the United States, striving to make a difference in the lives of patients and their care givers. We would not have the incredible success that we have experienced if it were not for our employees.”

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable, and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986.

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. 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.

Past finalists & winners include:

  • Sergey Brin & Larry Page, Google
  • Mark Benioff, SalesForce.com
  • Kevin Plank, Under Armor
  • Jeff Bezos, Amazon
  • Howard Shultz, Starbucks