<b><i>Los Angeles, CA -- May 12, 2015</i></b> - EY today announced that Bryce Maddock, CEO and Jaspar Weir, President Â of TaskUs are finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The YearÂ® 2015 Awards in Greater Los Angeles. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Maddock and Weir were selected as finalists by an independent panel of judges. Â Award recipients will be announced at a black-tie Awards Gala on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.
Maddock and Weir together founded TaskUs in 2008, an omni-channel customer care and back-office support provider headquartered in California. The company specializes in servicing high performing companies seeking to maintain rapid growth without compromising on quality of service. TaskUs' customer care services are deployed through full service contact centers in the Philippines, with U.S.-based governance teams. Often called the startup world's best-kept secret, TaskUs' clients include more than 100 of the world's most disruptive companies. Under Maddock and Weir's leadership, the company has successfully doubled its revenue each of the past two years and is on-track to repeat the same feat in 2015.
"We're honored to be recognized amongst such an illustrious group of peers,” said Maddock. "It's an extremely exciting time for entrepreneurship and business in general -- there are companies that are redefining the ways that people connect with one another and do their work.TaskUs is lucky to find ourselves uniquely positioned to work with these high growth, innovative organizations that prompt us to be ever-evolving in our operations.”
Now in its 29th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award recipients are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award recipients in several national categories, as well as the EYÂ Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award recipient, 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 ForumÂ®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
</b>Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Greater Los Angeles, regional sponsors include Platinum sponsors: Marsh, Merrill Datasite, Scherzer International, Smart Business, Tangram and Union Bank, and Silver sponsors: Acacia Wealth Advisors, Ballard Spahr, Cresa, and Vaco Los Angeles.
</b>TaskUs is an omni-channel customer care and back-office support provider headquartered in California. We are the market leader for venture backed, hyper-growth companies that require high quality, flexibility and a deep focus on company culture.
To learn more, visit <a href="http://www.taskus.com">www.taskus.com</a>.
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</b>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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