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Top Entrepreneurs 2022


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

On March 24, 2022, the Jacksonville Record & Observer will recognize nine of the region’s top entrepreneurs in our third annual celebration of the people who own and run some of the area's most dynamic and established businesses.

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 $2 million;
  • $2 million to $15 million; 
  • More than $15 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 2021, 2020 and 2019; provide an employee count for each of the past three years; and be willing to be interviewed and photographed.

Three finalists will be selected for each category.

To nominate an entrepreneur, please complete

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].