EY Announces Legend Solar Founders Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Finalists in the Utah Region
EY announced that Shaun Alldredge and Shane Perkins of Legend Solar are finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Utah Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Legend Solar was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 4, 2016, at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
Since that first year of working out of their car, Legend Solar has rapidly become a leading solar company in the state of Utah. In 2015 they achieved 400 percent growth, a remarkable milestone that brought a revenue increase from $3.7 to $18.3 million year over year.
Legend Solar recently received the SunPower “Residential National Rising Star” award for its outstanding performance as a new SunPower dealer in 2015. Over the past four years, Legend Solar has set the bar as Utah’s premier provider of solar power for businesses and homes. The company is now providing services throughout Utah, with expansion underway in Nevada and Oregon and planned in Arizona, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.
Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.