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Crystal Morris recognized as an unstoppable entrepreneur transforming our world in the Music industry
Palm Springs, California – EY announced that Crystal Morris of Gator Co., a global manufacturer of innovative product solutions in the music, pro AV, creative pro and utility industries, was named a national finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Family Business category.
Now in its 33rd year, this prestigious award recognizes and celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs who redefine the way we live, work and play. Crystal Morris was named a finalist by an independent panel of judges, and the recognition was announced at the Strategic Growth Forum® in Palm Springs on November 16.
“I am honored to be named a finalist in the Family Business Category this year at EY amongst this outstanding group of global leaders,” Morris said. “I am privileged to be able to collaborate and learn from so many inspiring people, especially the very talented Gator Co family. They are the key to Gator’s success and continuously motivate me to grow as an entrepreneur.”
EY has celebrated entrepreneurial excellence by honoring those innovators and prominent leaders who have contributed and inspired others with their vision, leadership and achievement since 1986. These leaders are driven by their desire to better the world around them and stop at nothing to achieve their greatest ambitions. The program has continually recognized high- caliber business leaders. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Award program has proven its ability to pick out particular traits within a company that will then catapult it to join the ranks of some of the world’s most successful and thriving businesses. These winners have shown what it takes to build and, more importantly, sustain a thriving enterprise.
Gator Co. was originally selected as a regional Entrepreneur Of The Year winner in the Consumer Products category from the Florida region.