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EY Announces John Lunny of Vestmark Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 New England Award Semifinalist

Boston, MAMay 1, 2018 – EY today announced that John Lunny, Chief Executive Officer of Vestmark, is a semifinalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the New England region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who have excelled in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Lunny was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 28, 2018 at the Westin Waterfront in Boston.

Since helping to found Vestmark, Lunny has transformed the way that financial institutions and advisors use technology to deliver advice. Under his leadership, the firm has grown to serve over 2.5 million investor accounts with over 850 billion in assets and is positioned as a trusted partner to some of the largest and most respected players across the wealth management industry. Not only is the company widely respected for ground-breaking technology, but also as a leading place to work in the Boston area. The company was named an honoree by the Boston Business Journal in its 2006, 2017, and 2018 “Best Places to Work” program.

“We’re honored to have our CEO recognized as a semifinalist in the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs,” said Lonnie Macdonald, CMO of Vestmark. “John is a respected, inspiring leader with an unwavering commitment to his vision. His leadership has enabled Vestmark to seize an opportunity to disrupt the industry approach to portfolio management and trading and evolve with industry dynamics, even in the face of great market uncertainty.”

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

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Competition. 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 ForumTM, 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, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In the New England region, gold sponsors include Boston Private Bank, fama PR, the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Nixon Peabody, True Search and Woodruff-Sawyer & Co. Silver sponsors include Chatham Financial, Empire Valuation Consultant, Morgan Lewis, Sullivan & Worcester and T3 Advisors.

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 over 145 cities and more than 60 countries.

About EY’s Growth Markets Network
EY’s worldwide Growth Markets Network is dedicated to serving the changing needs of high-growth companies. For more than 30 years, we’ve helped many of the world’s most dynamic and ambitious companies grow into market leaders. Whether working with international mid-cap companies or early stage, venture-backed businesses, our professionals draw upon their extensive experience, insight and global resources to help your business succeed. For more information, please visit us at or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth.

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About Vestmark

Headquartered outside of Boston, MA and founded in 2001, Vestmark is a leading provider of portfolio management/trading solutions and outsourced services for financial institutions and their advisors, enabling them to efficiently manage and trade customized client portfolios through an innovative SaaS platform. Supporting over $1 trillion in assets and 4 million accounts, Vestmark is a trusted partner to some of the largest and most respected wealth management firms. For more information about Vestmark’s solutions, call (781) 224-3640, email, or visit

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