April 06, 2015 // Franchising.com // Palo Alto, CA – Ernst & Young (EY) announced today that Dr. Kathy Johnson, Founder and CEO of Home Care Assistance, is a semi-finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Northern California region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Johnson was selected as a semifinalist out of 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 11th at the Fairmont San Francisco.
“I am honored to be named a semifinalist for such a prestigious award”, said Kathy Johnson, CEO of Home Care Assistance. “I founded Home Care Assistance with the mission of changing the way the world ages and providing a higher level of in-home care and am humbled to be recognized for elevating the standard of care for seniors in Northern California.”
Now in its 29th year, the 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 annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
A leading provider of live-in care, Home Care Assistance is dedicated to providing exceptional in-home care services for seniors across the United States, Canada and Australia. Innovative programs such as the Balanced Care Method™ and the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an in-home activities program to promote brain health, are elevating the standard of care for seniors. For more information about Home Care Assistance, please visit www.HomeCareAssistance.com.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In Northern California, sponsors include King & Spalding, Merrill Datasite, RoseRyan, Scherzer International, SmartBusiness, SolomonEdwards.
Home Care Assistance is the leading provider of home care for seniors across the United States, Canada and Australia. Our mission is to change the way the world ages. We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the caliber of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff and our expertise in Live-In care. We embrace a positive, balanced approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults. A 2015 Franchise500® and Inc. 5000 Company, Home Care Assistance has received numerous industry awards including Entrepreneur’s Fastest-Growing Franchises and Franchise Business Review’s Top 50. For more information about Home Care Assistance, our services and franchise opportunities, visit homecareassistance.com.
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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 award 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 more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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