EY Announces Angela Phillips of Phillips Tube Group, Inc., as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 East Central Award Winner
Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are building a better world
Middletown, Ohio, Wednesday, June 14 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that CEO Angela Phillips of Phillips Tube Group, Inc., was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 East Central Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Angela was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders. The candidates were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.
“This recognition is the honor of a lifetime,” Angela Philips said. “I’m so proud and credit my entire team for the success of Phillips Tube Group. This is about all of us.” Phillips Tube Group, Inc., is a woman-owned business that produces steel tube for the appliance, automotive, HVAC, construction and recreational vehicle industries. A great American success story, Phillips Tube Group has been the embodiment of local growth, entrepreneurial spirit and community development throughout the Ohio region for decades. With plants in Middletown (OH), Shelby (OH) and Richmond (IN), Phillips Tube Group products are found in automobiles, furnaces, dishwashers, recreational vehicles, appliances and more.
For nearly four decades, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage and ingenuity have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources. Since 1986, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 11,000 US executives.
As an East Central award winner, Angela is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 National Awards. The National Award winners including the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in June 2024. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs such as:
Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
Daymond John of FUBU
Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, Inc.
Holly Thaggard and Amanda Baldwin of Supergoop!
Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
James Park of Fitbit
Jodi Berg of Vitamix
Joe DeSimone of Carbon, Inc.
Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation
Sheila Mikhail of AskBio
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, N.A.; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation. In East Central, sponsors also include Valuation Research Corporation, Donnelley Financial Solutions, and Frost Brown Todd LLC.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
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. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the 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. National Overall Award winners go on to compete for the World Entrepreneur Of The Year® title. Visit ey.com/us/eoy.
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