All Web Leads Co-Founder Jim Waltrip Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award Finalist in Central Texas
May 4th, 2010 - Austin TX
- All Web Leads today announced that Jim Waltrip, co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in Central Texas. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jim Waltrip was selected as one of nine finalists by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 3, 2010 at the Austin Hilton.
“I am tremendously honored, both personally and for the company, to be recognized as a finalist in such a prestigious awards program,” said Jim Waltrip, All Web Leads co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer upon hearing of his nomination. Jim Waltrip co-founded the company in 2005 and served as Chief Executive Officer until 2010, leading the company from a 2-person bootstrapped startup to a profitable 40-person company with award-winning revenue growth. All Web Leads connects consumers searching online for insurance products with the agents, brokers and carriers who can best serve them.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 13, 2010. 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.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards are nationally sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP.
In Central Texas local sponsors include Austin Business Journal, IPS Advisors, DLA Piper, ADP, Bridgepoint Consulting, Bowne, Cabot and The Silverton Foundation.
About All Web Leads
Founded in 2005, All Web Leads (www.allwebleads.com) is a leading online sales lead provider for the U.S. insurance industry. The company delivers real-time, targeted, high-quality sales leads to top insurance producers. All Web Lead’s technology-driven approach to online marketing helps bring together agents with qualified customers who are actively searching online for insurance products. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique 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, Ernst & Young 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 135 cities in 50 countries.
Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited located in the U.S.