Macro Solutions CEO Amy Wright Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award winner in Mid-Atlantic region
Wright named award winner in Government Services Small category
WASHINGTON, D.C. — June 16, 2017 – Macro Solutions, an established leader in the delivery of strategic IT and management consulting, today announced that CEO Amy Wright received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in the Government Services Small category in the Mid-Atlantic region. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. An independent panel of judges selected Wright, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia on June 15, 2017.
“It has been an exciting few years for Macro Solutions and I am honored and humbled to receive this prestigious award on behalf of our entire team,” said Wright. “When my brother and I started this company 17 years ago, winning an award like this wasn’t even something we dreamt about. To be recognized for the extraordinary team and company we have built is an amazing honor and I want to thank the esteemed panel of judges for selecting Macro Solutions as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year award winner.”
Wright founded Macro Solutions, along with her brother who now serves as the company’s COO, in 2000 with the goal of building the type of business that they would want to work for. As CEO, Wright promotes a culture of community service throughout Macro and she herself currently serves on the board of three organizations: University of Virginia Alumni Board of Managers, DC BUILD Board of Advisors, and Americana Music Association Board.
Since 1986, EY has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation and discipline have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Now in its 31st year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as:
- Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company
- Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
- Mindy Grossman of HSN
- Robert Unanue of Goya Foods
- Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
- Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
- Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
- James Park of Fitbit
As a Mid-Atlantic award winner, Wright is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 national program. 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.
About Macro Solutions
Macro Solutions is a woman-owned IT and management consulting firm that helps government organizations select, implement, integrate and maintain critical business solutions. Assessed at CMMI Maturity Level 3 for both Development and Services, Macro delivers honest, powerful results from the inside, outward. To learn more, visit www.macrosolutions.com.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
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