Ernst & Young Names Dea Belazi, CEO and President, AscellaHealth, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist

Ernst & Young Names Dea Belazi, CEO and President, AscellaHealth, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist




Ernst & Young Names Dea Belazi, CEO and President, AscellaHealth, Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award Finalist

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BERWYN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Dea Belazi, CEO and president, AscellaHealth, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Greater Philadelphia Award finalist. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. Belazi was selected by a panel of independent judges based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact – among other core contributions and attributes.

Belazi states, “I’m deeply gratified to be a finalist for this esteemed award and to bring recognition to the outstanding path that AscellaHealth is forging. Our consultative approach to implementing customized Specialty Pharmacy programs and services benefits the entire Specialty Pharmacy industry, including patients, payers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and providers. We optimize access to expensive specialty medications, compliance to therapy, health outcomes and quality of life for patients with complex, chronic conditions or rare diseases through our customizable clinical programs and services.”

Regional award winners will be announced on June 23. The regional winners will then be considered by the National independent judging panel, and National awards will be presented in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2023.

For over 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 10,000 US executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners have exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are presented by PNC Bank. In Greater Philadelphia, sponsors also include Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN); CRESA; Ballard Spahr LLP; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Murray Devine & Company and Troutman Pepper LLP.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind.

It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy

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About AscellaHealth LLC

AscellaHealth is a global Healthcare & Specialty Pharmacy solutions organization serving patients, payers, life sciences and providers, offering a comprehensive portfolio of customized, tech-enabled specialty pharmaceutical and medical management services. An Inc. 5000 2021 winner, AscellaHealth’s unique, patient-centric approach supports its strategic partnership with Optime Care and is built upon proprietary technology processes for innovative programs and services optimizing health outcomes and quality of life for patients with complex chronic conditions or rare diseases that require specialty medications and/or gene and cell therapies. Visit www.AscellaHealth.com.

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