Entrepreneur of the Year

PeopleShare Founders David Donald and Ryan Clark Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Award Finalist

DaveRyanPhiladelphia, May 17th – PeopleShare today announced that David Donald and Ryan Clark are Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Greater Philadelphia Award finalists. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. David Donald and Ryan Clark were selected as a finalist from over 200 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on 15 June, 2011, at the Loews Hotel, Philadelphia.

PeopleShare is regional company that provides temporary and permanent staffing services in the tri-state area. Founded in 2005 PeopleShare now has eight offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia with more than 3,000 employees. “It is a great honor to receive this award from a global company with the reputation of Ernst & Young. When we started with 1 office in 2005 I don’t think we quite envisioned the success we have been fortunate enough to have”.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Award. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year overall National Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 12, 2011. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies, which will be held November 9–13, 2011.