The franchisor of home service brands, Neighborly, has announced that its president and CEO, Mike Bidwell, has been recognized as the Central Plains entrepreneur of the year in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year list. Bidwell was selected by an independent panel of judges for entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact.
The list is full of prestigious, visionary entrepreneurs who have been able to deliver growth, prosperity and innovation. The awards run in over 145 cities in 60 counties and give leaders the opportunity to connect with their peers around the world to reinforce the power of entrepreneurship and build their network.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized alongside my peers as an Entrepreneur of the Year, and I am grateful for the resilient team and empowering culture we’ve cultivated at Neighborly that has stretched me to evolve as a leader,” said Bidwell, president and CEO of Neighborly.
“Our business is continuing to thrive, and I’m proud to lead and work alongside the entire Neighborly network to take our vision to Own The Home to the next level, positioning us as a leader in the home service industry.”
As the winner in Central Plains, Bidwell will be considered by the national panel of judges for the entrepreneur of the year award. National finalists and winners will be announced in the coming November, and the winners will compete for the world entrepreneur of the year award in June 2023.
The home services franchisor recently announced its expansion into Canada, read more here.