Ernst & Young Announces Jeff Pedersen of Cariloha as Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Finalist

Ernst & Young Announces Jeff Pedersen of Cariloha as Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award Finalist

Entrepreneurship is an agent of change that transforms lives, entire industries and economies, and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of all the action!

Jeff Pedersen, Founder and CEO of Cariloha, was recently announced as a finalist in the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Utah Region Awards program.

As the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year has been at the forefront of identifying game‑changing entrepreneurs for more than three decades.

The program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, John Mackey of Whole Foods Market Inc., Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.,
Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation and Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc.

We’re honored to have Jeff and Cariloha recognized among so many other notable business luminaries in the Utah Region. Learn more about the Entrepreneur Of The Year Utah Region program and follow our journey to the awards!

“Being recognized as an Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist is truly a team effort and a victory for the entire Bamboo Nation,” said Jeff Pedersen, Cariloha Founder and CEO. “Cariloha’s sustainable luxury brand is growing and expanding across the globe at a record pace with nearly 50% compounded annual growth rates, operating in 64 full, inline stores in 16 countries and 700+ wholesale accounts in various distribution channels worldwide – all made possible by our outstanding employees and fans, our luxuriously soft bamboo products, and our incredible online and in-store shopping experience.”

Now in its 32nd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

To learn more about the Utah program, please visit here. Join the conversation on social media by following us @EY_EOYUS and using #EOYSLC.