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EY Announces Kendra Lee of Merichem Company Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in the Gulf Coast Area

EY Announces Kendra Lee of Merichem Company Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in the Gulf Coast Area

Kendra Lee joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in the Gulf Coast Area

HOUSTON, TX – May 6, 2019 – EY today announced that Chairman and CEO, Kendra Lee of Merichem Company is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Gulf Coast Area. 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. Kendra Lee was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 21, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.


"I am honored and proud to represent Merichem Company as a finalist for this year’s award. Driving innovation is the best part of leading an organization and the employees at Merichem have responded to the challenges I set forth for continued growth. This is a great organization capable of accomplishing great things."
– Kendra Lee, Chairman and CEO.

Merichem Company is a recognized global partner serving the oil and gas industries with focused technology, chemical, and service solutions.

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 the Gulf Coast Area, regional sponsors include Colliers International, Dawson Financial Services, DLA Piper, ADP, Solomon Edwards, Chatham Financial, Pierpont Communications and Houston Business Journal.

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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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