Celebrating the 35th class of unstoppable entrepreneurs who transform the Southeast and beyond
July 7, 2021 – GREENVILLE, SC – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced that James D. Jordon, President of Jordon Construction Company, LLC d/b/a JCC General Contractors was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southeast Award finalist. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year® program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help catapult us from the now to next and beyond.
James was selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced during a special virtual celebration on July 29, 2021, becoming lifetime members of an esteemed community of Entrepreneur Of The Year® alumni from around the world.
“I am extremely honored and humbled to be a finalist for this award. I am earnestly grateful for the recognition we have received for the work we have done to get here. We have received a tremendous amount of support from the community, and the team and I are appreciative” stated James Jordon, President for JCC Contractors.”
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation, and future plans. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® National Awards, to be announced in November 2021 at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year® National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in June 2022.
About Jordon Construction Company LLC d/b/a JCC General Contractors: (“JCC”) is an SBA 8(a) certified, HUBZone certified, minority-owned business specializing in commercial construction that entails private, public and government projects. JCC provides a wide range of construction services, as well as employs skilled contractors with experience in the specialties required to complete a variety of projects on-time and within budget. For more information about JCC, visit HERE or call 864-881-8093.
Sponsors: Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.
In the Southeast, sponsors also include Premium sponsors Cresa, King & Spalding LLP and PNC Bank; and Supporting sponsor Donnelly Financial Solutions.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®: Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National Overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year® title. ey.com/us/eoy
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