HMB’s John Mackessy Named Finalist for Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award

COLUMBUS, OHIO (April 27, 2016) – Ernst and Young announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award® in the Ohio Valley Region, including HMB Partner and Chief Financial Officer, John Mackessy.

Celebrating its 30th year, the award aims to recognize entrepreneurs in over 145 cities in 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in several areas including innovation, financial performance, and commitment to their businesses and communities. Mackessy was selected as a finalist by an independent panel of judges spanning a variety of different industries. Award winners will be announced at a special gala on June 9 at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati.

Mackessy, along with Tom Harris and Pat Brennan, founded HMB in 1994. Mackessy’s methodical approach to growth has attributed much to HMB’s continuing success over its 22 year history. “I am honored to be selected as a finalist for this award, and in the company of great entrepreneurs in the Ohio Valley Region,” says Mackessy. “This recognition really belongs to our leadership team at HMB, as well as the entire HMB staff.”

For more information about the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award® program, as well as the other 2016 finalists, visit

About HMB:

A member of the Microsoft Partner Network for more than a decade, HMB helps mid-to-large-sized enterprises leverage technology solutions to meet business objectives. With a presence in Columbus, Ohio and Louisville, Kentucky. HMB’s intuitive, experienced team provides businesses with technology consulting and IT services that help its clients accelerate time to market and gain a competitive advantage quickly and efficiently. Learn more at or by calling 614.221.6831.

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.

About EY Entrepreneur of the Year®:

EY Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. 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



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