Personify CEO, Ryan Carfley, named 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
Raleigh, NC – EY announced last week that Ryan Carfley of Personify is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Southeast. 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. Carfley was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 8 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia.
“At Personify, we pride ourselves on pushing limits, whether it’s driving industry-changing solutions in the talent acquisition sector for our clients or creating a once in a generation company for our employees,” said Carfley. “As a company, we are united in our belief that while the world loves talent, it pays off on character; to be recognized by EY for our accomplishments speaks to the perseverance, incredible culture, and ecosystem we have built at the firm.”
Carfley’s business, Personify, is an award recruitment solutions provider that combines industry expertise with data-driven recruitment analytics. Leveraging close to 40 years of recruitment experience in over 25 countries, Personify applies a holistic approach to studying a company’s talent acquisition strategy and utilizes a customizable phased recruitment model and a dynamic metrics and analytics platform to help organizations “work smarter.”
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 ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP in the US, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In the Southeast, sponsors also include Platinum sponsors King & Spalding, PNC Bank and Vaco and Silver sponsors Chatham Financial and Chemistry Atlanta.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program 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 awards program 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 over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy
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