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Top Entrepreneurs 2020


We’re looking for Northeast Florida’s top entrepreneurs.

On April 9, the Jacksonville Daily Record and Jacksonville Record & Observer will recognize nine of the region’s top entrepreneurs.

We need your help.

If you know a business owner who has built a successful enterprise from scratch; has shown consistent growth and profitability over the past three to five years; or who has overcome market and economic obstacles to achieve success, let us know.

We are seeking nominations for three categories:

Entrepreneurs whose company reports annual revenue:

  • Up to $20 million;
  • $20 million to $50 million; 
  • More than $50 million.

Qualifications include:

  • The entrepreneur must be a current owner-shareholder and CEO.
  • The company must be based in the five-county area of Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties.

Candidates must be willing to share annual revenue for 2019, 2018 and 2017; provide an employee count for each of the past three years; and be willing to be interviewed and photographed.

A winner and two runners-up will be selected for each category.

To nominate an entrepreneur, please e-mail the name of the nominee and the business and a brief description of why the person is a top entrepreneur to [email protected].

For more information, email Editor Karen Brune Mathis at [email protected].

To advertise in this special edition, contact Advertising Director Jay Lesowitz at (904) 356-2466 or [email protected].