For Immediate Release
PORTLAND, Maine (07/29/2021). Tilson, a national network development and information infrastructure professional services firm, announces that Joshua Broder, CEO of Tilson, has been named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New England Award winner. The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those who are unstoppable entrepreneurial leaders, excelling in talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a values-based company; and originality, innovation and future plans.
“I’m honored to be recognized by Ernst & Young as an award winner among such an accomplished group,” said Broder. “This award is a testament of the dedication of the entire Tilson team serving our mission and fueling Tilson’s growth to build America’s information infrastructure through the challenging pandemic period.”
Under Broder’s leadership, Tilson has grown from less than 10 employees to over 550, earning a top spot on the Inc. 5000 list for the past eleven consecutive years. Tilson provides network deployment and professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. In 2020, Tilson partnered with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Authority for a multi-decade broadband commercialization effort for their intelligent transportation network and built out the most connected campus in the nation in Discovery Park at Purdue University.
For 35 years, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ambition, courage and ingenuity have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries and made a positive impact on their communities. Broder will go on to become a lifetime member of the esteemed multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
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Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Recognized eleven consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, Tilson provides network deployment and information system professional services to telecom, construction, utility and government clients. As a leading network design, build, and operating firm, Tilson builds high-performing technology project teams who take on the largest and most impactful information infrastructure projects in the country.
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