BOSTON, July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EY today announced that John Lunny, CEO of Vestmark, the leading provider of wealth management solutions, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award, Financial Services, in the New England region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. John was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Westin Boston Waterfront on June 28, 2018.
“This award is a great honor and it’s really all about the company. I’m so proud of our story at Vestmark from bootstrapping the company, to pivoting during the financial crisis, all the while building a great and sustainable culture. We have remained true to our core values and focused on our clients and I’m proud to share this success with all of them.”
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 32nd year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
- Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
- Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
- Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
- J.W. “Bill” Marriott, Jr. of Marriott International, Inc.
As a New England award winner, John is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 National Awards. 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 10, 2018. 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, the Kauffman Foundation and Merrill Corporation.
In the New England region, gold sponsors also include Boston Private Bank, fama PR, the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Nixon Peabody, True Search, and Woodruff Sawyer. New England silver sponsors include Chatham Financial, Empire Valuation Consultants, Morgan Lewis, Sullivan & Worcester, and T3 Advisors.
Vestmark is a leading provider of wealth management solutions, headquartered outside of Boston, MA. Founded in 2001, Vestmark’s mission is to enable investors to better their financial well-being.
Vestmark enables financial advisors and institutions to efficiently manage and trade their clients’ portfolios through an innovative SaaS platform. With over 850 billion in assets and 2.5 million accounts, we are a trusted partner to some of the largest and most respected players across the wealth management industry.
For more information about Vestmark’s solutions, call (781) 224-3640, email email@example.com, or visit www.vestmark.com.
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