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        Nominations open for Auburn University alumni entrepreneurship awards

        August 31, 2018 By Troy Johnson

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        Tara Wilson earns the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

        Nominations are being accepted for an awards program honoring Auburn University’s top alumni entrepreneurs.

        The awards, presented as part of the 2019 Auburn Entrepreneurship Summit hosted by the Harbert College of Business, will recognize established and emerging alumni business leaders from all academic disciplines. The award categories include:

        • 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Bob BroadwayEntrepreneur Hall of Fame: Open to alumni who graduated more than 10 years ago, the Hall of Fame honors individuals who have demonstrated significant professional accomplishments in their business careers and persevered in the face of adversity. Previous inductees include Stryker Corporation Chairman Emeritus John Brown, Simulations Plus Co-Founder Walter Woltosz and former Accenture Chairman Joe Forehand, Jr.
        • Entrepreneur of the Year: Open to alumni who graduated more than 10 years ago, this award recognizes business leaders for significant achievements during the previous calendar year.
        • Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Open to alumni who graduated less than 10 years ago, this award recognizes individuals for their entrepreneurial spirit and achievements in launching or leading a business.
        • Top Tigers Awards: These awards recognize the fastest-growing businesses founded, owned or led by Auburn University alumni. Companies are ranked in the small, medium and large categories on the basis of revenue growth.

        Nominations are due Friday, December 1, and may be submitted at: https://tinyurl.com/AUentrepreneurs.

        Learn more about the Auburn University Entrepreneurship Summit at: http://harbert.auburn.edu/entrepreneurship-summit/index.php.