Ernst & Young LLP announces that Nate Morris, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 East Central Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent panel of judges selected Mr. Morris based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

“I am thrilled to receive this award,” said Nate Morris, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon. “Rubicon was founded in Kentucky, in the heartland of America, and our success proves that innovation can come from anywhere in our great country. It is humbling to be in the company of such a prestigious group of award alumni from all over America, including Howard Schultz, Daymond John, and Reid Hoffman, and I look forward to working alongside other alumni in the coming years. I would also like to thank the entire EY team for their tireless support of entrepreneurs everywhere.”

Rubicon is the world’s largest digital marketplace for waste and recycling and provider of innovative software-based solutions for businesses and governments worldwide. The company provides digital waste, recycling, and sustainability solutions to customers in all 50 U.S. states and 20 countries around the world.

As an East Central award winner, Mr. Morris will now be considered by the National independent panel of judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 National Awards. National finalists and winners, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023.

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