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EY Announces Joel Clark & Cameron Smith of Kodiak Cakes as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Utah Region Award Winner

Now in its 32nd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.


PARK CITY, Utah (June 13, 2018) – EY today announced that Joel Clark, Co-Founder and CEO and Cameron Smith, Co-Founder and COO of Kodiak Cakes, the Park City-based brand known for its wide array of great-tasting whole grain dry Flapjack & Waffle mixes, won the Manufacturing and Consumer Products Awards category at the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Utah Region Awards. As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes business leaders who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Joel and Cameron were selected by panel of independent judges, and the award was presented at a special black tie Gala on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from our EY peers,” said Joel Clark. “Working alongside Cameron and the entire Kodiak Cakes family is a rewarding experience. To go into work every day where the team shares the same passion about both the products and customers is a very fulfilling and creates an environment that fosters our innovation.”

Now in its 32nd year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

To learn more about the Utah program, please visit Join the conversation on social media by following EY_EOYUS and using #EOYSLC.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 10, 2018. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored in the US by SAP America, the Kauffman Foundation and Merrill Corporation.
In the Utah Region, local sponsors include CAPTRUST, Corporate Alliance, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Silicon Slopes, Strong & Hanni Law Firm, The Community Foundation of Utah, The Summit Group and Utah Business.

About Kodiak Cakes
Family-owned Kodiak Cakes is a Park City based producer of convenient, high protein baked goods that are superior in taste. From baking mixes to toaster-friendly treats and convenient microwaveable creations, Kodiak Cakes is made with wholesome non-GMO ingredients and whole grains. The line consists of an original recipe Frontier line, protein-packed Power line and superfood-packed Energy line to fuel the whole entire family or any outdoor adventure. For more information on Kodiak Cakes, please visit or connect with them on Instagram KodiakCakes.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, chosen from an independent panel of judges including entrepreneurs and prominent leaders from business, finance, and the local community. The program 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 awards program 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 and more than 60 countries.

About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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