Blue Canopy CEO Winner of Greater Washington Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Bradley Schwartz Recognized for Entrepreneurial Excellence in Technology
Reston, VA, October 25, 2012 — Ernst & Young named Blue Canopy President and CEO Bradley Schwartz the winner of the 2012 Greater Washington Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, recognizing “the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership, and achievement.” Prior winners include Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn Corporation, Groupon’s Andrew Mason, Dr. Patrick M. Byrne of Overstock.com, Matther Szulik of Red Hat Inc., Tom Adams of Rosetta Stone, and Tim O’Shaughnessy of LivingSocial, among many others.
Bradley Schwartz, along with winners from across America, will go on to compete for the national Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award will be announced this November at a gala event hosted by Jay Leno in Palm Springs, California.
Of the honor, Mr. Schwartz said, “Ernst & Young deserves recognition for acknowledging and promoting the entrepreneurial spirit that lives in all of us. Entrepreneurs have been the backbone of America, creating jobs and fueling innovation to make the world a better place.”
More information about the event and the awards can be found on the Ernst & Young website: www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year/US_EOY_Home_update.
Founded in 2001, Blue Canopy Group is a woman-owned small business headquartered in Reston, Virginia. It is known for its exceptional quality execution, innovative solutions, and industry experience. Blue Canopy, as well as its wholly-owned subsidiary BC Fed Group, delivers information security, technology integration, system engineering, program management, specialized training, and IT enterprise performance management services to Federal clients and Fortune 1000 companies as well as National Security initiatives for the DoD and Intelligence Community. Blue Canopy ranked in the highest customer satisfaction percentile by Dun & Bradstreet, was recognized by Gartner for industry-leading IT management, and rated Outstanding on a recent GSA IT 70 audit.
Bradley Schwartz, CEO
Blue Canopy Group, LLC
11091 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 777
Reston, Virginia 20190
P: (703) 896-4000