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EY Announces Darin Brannan of ClearDATA as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in Central Texas

Nominated for the third year, Brannan joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in Central Texas. 

AUSTIN, Texas (May 21, 2019) --  EY announced CEO Darin Brannan of ClearDATA® as a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Central Texas region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Darin Brannan was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 27 at the JW Marriott Austin.

This is Brannan’s third year to be nominated as a finalist. He stated: “It is an honor to be recognized for doing what you love and is truly a testament to the entire team. Together, we are committed to our vision of making healthcare better, every single day, by creating the world’s most innovative company designed to modernize and protect healthcare.”

ClearDATA has experienced significant growth over the past year under Brannan’s strategic leadership and vision for the company, including the latest financing round of $26 million to expand product innovation for cloud computing services, enhance customer success and continue its high growth trajectory. Today, ClearDATA serves more than 400,000 healthcare professionals and plans to expand services that accelerate the adoption of advanced technologies throughout healthcare, creating better patient outcomes for all.

Now in its 33rd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are 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 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Central Texas, sponsors also include Broadway Bank, Colliers International, ADP, Bridgepoint Consulting, Watkins Insurance Group, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Pierpont Communications, Austin Business Journal and San Antonio Business Journal.

About ClearDATA

Healthcare professionals across the globe trust the ClearDATA HITRUST-certified cloud to safeguard their sensitive data and power their critical applications available across the major public cloud platforms. For healthcare organizations, customers receive one of the most comprehensive Business Associate Agreements (BAA) in the industry, combined with market-leading healthcare-exclusive security and compliance solutions, and multi-cloud expertise. ClearDATA’s innovative platform of solutions and services protects customers from data privacy risks, improve their data management, and scale their healthcare IT infrastructure, enabling the industry to focus on making healthcare better by improving healthcare delivery, every single day.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program 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 awards program 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 and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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Media Contact:
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