BALTIMORE, MD – EY announced that John Martindale of Brothers Services, Maryland’s trusted name in roofing and remodeling, received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction category in Maryland. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. John Martindale was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront on Thursday, June 25, 2015.
Now in its 29th year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc., and Mindy Grossman of HSN. Recent US national winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn; Hamdi Ulukaya, founder of Chobani; and 2014 winner Dr. David Hung, President and CEO and Chairman of Medivation.
As a Maryland award winner, Mr. Martindale is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.