GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 2, 2021 /CNW/ — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced on Thursday, July 29th that Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath, co-founders of Jet It and JetClub were named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southeast Award winners.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those who are unstoppable entrepreneurial leaders, excelling in talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans. Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath were selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was announced during the program’s virtual awards celebration on July 29, 2021.
“An amazing recognition for the entire Jet It and JetClub teams! In less than three years of business, our collective efforts have earned incredibly this esteemed honor. Vishal and I are so proud of the endless achievements that each team member has made happen,” said Gonzales.
Hiremath added, “On the way to our goal of changing how people travel around the world there will be many more problems to solve, challenges to overcome, and long nights to endure. Glenn and I couldn’t be more proud to lead this amazing team of professionals who embody the Jet It and JetClub values.”
For 35 years, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage and ingenuity have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and positively impacted their communities. Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath will go on to become a lifetime member of the esteemed multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
As Southeast award winners, Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath are now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced on November 13 at the Strategic Growth Forum® , one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs such as:
- Michael Praeger, AvidXchange, Inc.
- Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
- Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
- Sara Blakely of SPANX, Inc.
- Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
- Brad Keywell of Uptake Technologies, Inc.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program that celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries.
About Jet It
Jet It utilizes a hybrid-fractional ownership model based on days – not hours – which provides owners with the freedom to use the fleet freely at an unmatched aviation value for private jet travel. Jet It can customize your day as you see fit.
JetClub is an innovative business aviation company with a private jet usage model that combines the newest jet aircraft with a sharing economy to provide members with an affordable, private, fast and intelligent solution. A world class concierge team manages all travel details and provides best in class service and trip support.