Campbell Alliance CEO Selected as Judge for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards in The Carolinas

March 6, 2007


The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards today announced the 2007 independent judging panel for The Carolinas. The panel, which selects the regional award finalists and winners, is made up of exceptional leaders from local businesses, academic institutions and civic organizations. This year's award winners will be announced at The Westin Charlotte on June 14, 2007.


The judges are:

  • John Campbell - Founder & CEO, Campbell Alliance
  • Dave Vorhoff - Managing Director & Co-Founding Partner, McColl Partners
  • Martin Gilmore - Partner, BB&T Capital Partners, LLC
  • Dennis Dougherty - Founding Partner, Intersouth Partners
  • Vicky Mitchener - Broker/Owner/President, Dickens-Mitchener & Associates
  • Chad Walldorf - Co-Founder, Sticky Fingers RibHouse
  • Peter Durand - CEO, Integrian, Inc.

"The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program is the premiere program for recognizing exceptional business talent in North and South Carolina," said Pete Durand, CEO, Integrian, Inc. "This award showcases truly groundbreaking entrepreneurship and I'm honored to participate in the program as a judge."


The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program, now in its 21st year, salutes the visionaries who are creating and building leading global businesses. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Self-nominations are encouraged. There is no fee for nominations, which must be received by March 30, 2007.


More information about the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Carolinas' Awards is available at .



About the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards


The Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) awards program was created and is produced by professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP. As the first award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic and growing businesses. The program, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2006, honors entrepreneurs through regional, national and global award programs in over 125 cities and 40 countries.



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