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EY Announces Fulton Financial Corporation’s Philip Wenger as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist
EY Announces Fulton Financial Corporation’s Philip Wenger as
an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist
Celebrating ambitious pioneers tackling our biggest challenges
Lancaster, Pa. (May 5, 2022) – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Fulton Financial Corporation Chairman and CEO E. Philip Wenger was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed.
Mr. Wenger was selected by a panel of independent judges according to the following criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.
“I’m honored to be a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Wenger. “The work we do at Fulton Financial Corporation is aimed at changing lives for the better and we couldn’t do that without the hard work of each and every team member. Our company’s successes are really their successes.”
Wenger has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fulton Financial Corporation since January 2013 and has been employed by the Corporation in a number of positions since 1979.
Under Wenger’s leadership, Fulton helps vulnerable communities overcome challenges to financial empowerment every day with access to affordable financial products; unique mortgage programs for first-time home buyers; financial literacy curriculums for young people and adults; and training and support for small businesses.
Ernst & Young LLP will announce regional award winners on June 23. The regional winners will then be considered by the National independent judging panel, and National awards will be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023.
For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN); CRESA; Ballard Spahr LLP; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Murray Devine & Company and Troutman Pepper LLP
About Fulton Bank, N.A.
Headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., Fulton Bank is a premier community bank in the Mid-Atlantic region. As a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation, a $26 billion financial services holding company, Fulton Bank offers a broad array of products and services at more than 200 financial centers across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. At Fulton Bank, we seek to change lives for the better by building strong customer relationships, providing significant community support and empowering more than 3,200 employees to do the same. Through the Fulton Forward® initiative, we’re helping build vibrant communities. Learn more at www.FultonBank.com. Fulton Bank, N.A., Member FDIC.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind.
It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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