Published Friday, May 12, 2017 1:00 pm by Ashley Schenk

AUSTIN, Texas, May 1, 2017– EY today announced that Tracy Hayes of CWS Corporate Housing is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Central Texas.  The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tracy Hayes was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 9, 2017 at the JW Marriott Austin.

“Being honored as a finalist among a remarkable group of Central Texas leaders is really humbling and such an honor. I honestly couldn’t accept this recognition without acknowledging the support I’ve had throughout this journey” says Hayes, “With relocation being one of life’s greatest stressors, business doesn’t always come easy. The true secret to the success of CWS Corporate Housing is fueled by the hearts of our teams and their ability to understand the impact of their work. They are dedicated to turning the hardships of relocation into a personalized, welcoming, and positive experiences for every guest we encounter.”

Now in its 31st year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition.  Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 18, 2017. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Central Texas, sponsors also include Broadway Bank, ADP, Bridgepoint Consulting, Aventine Hill Partners, Watkins Insurance Group, Andrews Kurth, Austin Business Journal and San Antonio Business Journal.

About CWS Corporate Housing
CWS Corporate Housing is known as an industry leader and specializes in short-term furnished apartment rentals in Texas, North Carolina, Georgia, and Louisiana. As a company, they are committed to hiring good people who perform at great levels and have a strong understanding of how to develop and drive top quality. Their excellence and local service is unparalleled. They are a trusted business partner with a number of resources to help their clients find the best accommodations based on their needs. To learn more, visit www.cwshousing.com

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program 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 awards program 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 over 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

About EY’s Growth Markets Network
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