November 2019

Al. Neyer’s President and CEO Molly North Named Entrepreneur Of The Year®

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Tuesday November 19, 2019

Al. Neyer’s President and CEO Molly North Named Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Al. Neyer’s President and Chief Executive Officer Molly North

Named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Retail, Hospitality and

Construction Award Winner

Molly North recognized as an unstoppable entrepreneur transforming our world in the Retail, Hospitality and Construction industry

Palm Springs, California (November 18, 2019) – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US), today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer of Al. Neyer, a commercial real estate developer and design-builder that specializes in build-to-suit commercial projects, including custom office buildings, medical office buildings, industrial facilities, multi-unit residential, and urban mixed-use developments, received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Retail, Hospitality and Construction category. Now in its 33rd year, this prestigious award recognizes and celebrates unstoppable entrepreneurs who redefine the way we live, work and play. Molly North was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at the Strategic Growth Forum® in Palm Springs on November 16.

The EY organization 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. In 2019, the 233 award winners represented 191 entrepreneurial companies, employing more than 146,000 people with job growth of 28 percent. They generated revenue of more than $42 billion, with revenue growth increased more than 46 percent.

The program has continually recognized high-caliber business leaders, including Brad Keywell of Uptake Technologies in 2018. Past US winners have included Jeff Weiner and Reid Hoffman of LinkedIn, Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Company, Robert Unanue of Goya Foods, Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani, and Jayshree Ullal and Andy Bechtolsheim of Arista Networks.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year Award program has proven its ability to identify a company’s potential to join the ranks of some of the world’s most successful and thriving businesses. Program winners embody what it takes to build, and more importantly, sustain a thriving enterprise.

Al. Neyer was originally selected as a regional Entrepreneur Of The Year winner from the East Central region. It was selected for this national award from over 1,300 applicants nationwide.


Founded and produced by the EY organization, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored nationally by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In East Central, sponsors also include PNC Bank, VRC, Frost Brown Todd LLC and Smart Business Network.

About Al. Neyer

For 125 years, Al. Neyer has offered a full-range of real estate development and design-build construction solutions for commercial clients. Established in 1894 and employee-owned since 2014, the company specializes in urban mixed-use developments and build-to-suit commercial spaces including corporate headquarters, medical office buildings, multi-unit residential, and industrial facilities. Al. Neyer is continually recognized for its ability to collaborate and provide greater value, high-quality, and faster project delivery. Al. Neyer is headquartered in Cincinnati, has offices in Pittsburgh, Nashville, and most recently expanded to Raleigh. The company serves a local, regional and national client base. More information can be found at

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, attracting disruptive global business leaders to find innovative approaches to accelerate growth. 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.

About the EY Growth Markets practice

The EY Growth Markets (GM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. GM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY US is a leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

About EY

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