Chris Sullens is Named an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist


WorkWave Chris Sullens

Neptune, N.J. (May 6, 2016) – EY announced that WorkWave® CEO Chris Sullens is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in New Jersey.

The EY 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. Chris Sullens was selected as a finalist by a panel of judges. Award winners will be announced at a gala on June 23 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities across more than 60 countries worldwide.

Sullens’ EOY nomination stemmed from his ability to drive change and execute on the vision he crafted after joining WorkWave in 2008. Since that time, WorkWave has profitably grown revenue and employee count over 500 percent and transitioned from a traditional single-industry software provider to a multi-industry software-as-a-service leader by transforming its application to solve the office efficiency, field productivity and marketing insight issues that its clients face daily.

“I am honored by this prestigious recognition and consider it a testament to our team’s ability to innovate and execute on our vision continuously,” said Sullens. “WorkWave would not be where it is today without the work of our talented team members, our loyal clients and our valuable partners. Together we are transforming the way work is done in the field service and last-mile delivery industries.”

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on Nov. 19. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, a gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About WorkWave

WorkWave is a fast-growing leader in field service and “last mile” delivery software – a $45+ billion market worldwide. The company connects all aspects of its clients’ businesses through its tightly integrated, mobile-first suite of software solutions, which include PestPac, WorkWave Service, Service CEO, WorkWave Fleet, WorkWave GPS, WorkWave Marketing and ContactUs. WorkWave’s solutions provide its 9,000+ clients with an unprecedented level of business insight and information, enabling them to increase revenue per employee and provide a five-star customer experience. Founded in 1984, WorkWave has been recognized with multiple awards for its outstanding growth and culture, including the Inc. 5000, SmartCEO Future 50, and Best Places to Work in New Jersey. For more information, visit www.workwave.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is a unique award that 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.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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