Congratulations to Industry Partner, AxoGen, and CEO Karen Zaderej!
ALACHUA, Fla., June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXGN), a global leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerves, today announced that Ernst & Young (EY) named AxoGen Chairman and CEO Karen Zaderej as the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award winner in the Health Care category in Florida. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Zaderej was selected as an award winner by a panel of independent judges. Award winners were announced yesterday at a special gala event at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort in Orlando, Florida.
“I am honored to be named an Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner in Florida,” said Zaderej. “AxoGen’s success is the result of a true team effort and a patient-focused culture. We are building a culture that attracts, inspires, and develops individuals and teams to achieve excellence by embracing our values. We have tremendous opportunity to improve quality of life and offer hope to patients with debilitating nerve damage.”
Now in its 32nd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Zaderej is now 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 17, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.