Bullhorn Co-Founders, CEO Art Papas and President Barry Hinckley,
Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award Finalists in New England
Boston – May 18, 2009 – Bullhorn, the global leader in On Demand, front office staffing and recruiting software, today announced that co-founders, CEO Art Papas and President Barry Hinckley, are finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in New England. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Papas and Hinckley were selected as finalists from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 16th at the Marriott Newton Hotel.
Bullhorn was founded in 1999 by Papas and Hinckley as a job board for creative services professionals. After the dot com crash, Papas and Hinckley reinvented Bullhorn as the first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) front office solution in the staffing and recruiting industry. Now in its tenth year, Bullhorn is an international company servicing more than 1,400 customers and 14,000 users in 30 countries worldwide.
“It’s an honor for Bullhorn and our employees to be recognized as a finalist by Ernst & Young,” said Art Papas, CEO and co-founder of Bullhorn. “The nomination is a testament of the passion Bullhorn brings to creating innovation for the staffing and recruiting industry, while partnering with our customers to give them a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Bullhorn’s success is truly a team effort involving all of the founders of Bullhorn, including Barry Hinckley, our President, and Roger Colvin, our CFO.”
“We’re very excited to achieve this honor on behalf of the entire Bullhorn community,” said Barry Hinckley, president and co-founder of Bullhorn. “Bullhorn’s success is especially reflective of our dedicated employees and the support of our customers, worldwide, who demonstrate confidence in Bullhorn to manage their mission-critical business data every single day.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2009. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Bullhorn is the staffing and recruiting industry’s only On Demand, integrated front office solution. Comprising email, calendaring, candidate sourcing, an applicant tracking solution, customer relationship management and job management, Bullhorn enables users to communicate and collaborate with contacts, candidates, colleagues and clients in real-time to generate, source and fill job orders, or make placements, at anytime and from anyplace. Bullhorn’s users include staffing and recruiting firms of all sizes, from a wide range of industries – including information technology, professional services, office/clerical and healthcare. The Bullhorn Blogger is the company’s online community where customers, partners, Bullhorn professionals and prospective customers share ideas and best practices to advance the productivity of the staffing and recruiting industry through the innovative use of Bullhorn’s On Demand, integrated front office staffing and recruiting software.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.
In New England region, sponsors include Bowne, Curran & Connors, Boston Magazine, J.Robert Scott, Marsh USA, Nixon Peabody and AMS.
About Bullhorn, Inc.
Bullhorn is the global leader in On Demand, front office staffing and recruiting software, providing the only completely integrated front office solution for staffing and recruiting firms. Bullhorn's customers achieve the highest placement rates in the industry. By enabling recruiting, sales and management to live and work together, Bullhorn synchronizes sales and recruiting to generate, source and fill job orders in real-time, at anytime and from anyplace. Delivered through software as a service, Bullhorn continually meets the evolving business needs of its customers. More than 1,400 firms and 14,000 users worldwide, including some of the largest global staffing firms, partner with Bullhorn to meet the employment demands of the global economy. For more information, visit www.bullhorn.com or call +1(888)GoLive8.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.
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