Empyrean CEO Richard Wolfe to be honored as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast Area.
Empyrean Benefit Solutions, a technology and services company that enables businesses to better manage their employee health benefits programs, today announced that CEO and co-founder Richard Wolfe has been selected as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Gulf Coast region.
When asked about the award nomination, Rich stated, “While it’s an honor for me to be recognized as a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year award, it’s really a testament to the incredible efforts from everyone that has worked to make Empyrean the company it is today. I’m truly fortunate to work with such a talented team, and I look forward to us driving further innovation in the benefits administration space.”
The esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program, now in its 29th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Richard Wolfe was chosen as a finalist by an independent panel of judges and will be honored at a special gala event at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel in June, where award winners will be announced.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in November in Palm Springs, California.
Founded in 2007 by Chairman Dave Carlson and CEO Richard Wolfe, Empyrean Benefit Solutions is one of the fastest-growing providers of technology and services for managing employee health benefits programs. Empyrean provides enrollment, eligibility management, ACA reporting and other plan administration services to employers, insurance brokers, and healthcare exchanges. Unlike other providers, Empyrean combines the industry’s most adaptive benefits technology platform with expert, responsive service to deliver Hi-Touch Benefits Administration.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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 award 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 more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.