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ESO CEO Chris Dillie Named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in Central Texas

May 9, 2019

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2019--ESO, the leading data and software company serving emergency medical services (EMS), fire departments and hospitals, today announced that CEO Chris Dillie is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2019 Award in the Central Texas region.

Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the award recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Dillie was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 27 at the JW Marriott Austin.

“I’m very proud to be nominated as a finalist for this great award and continue the tradition of the strong entrepreneurial spirit in Austin and Central Texas,” said Dillie. “This recognition is a culmination of all the hard work and dedication from the outstanding team we have built at ESO over the years. From humble beginnings, we’ve grown into a software and data company serving and supporting thousands of EMS agencies, fire departments and hospitals around the country doing vital work to help keep our communities healthy and safe.”

ESO works with more than 10,000 EMS agencies, fire departments and hospitals that leverage the company’s full product portfolio to capture essential data in the prehospital and hospital settings to improve patient outcomes, improve provider safety and improve community health and safety.

Now in its 33 rd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 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 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum ®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

About ESO

ESO is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data. Since its founding in 2004, the company continues to pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals. ESO currently serves more than 10,000 customers throughout North America with a broad software portfolio, including the industry-leading  ESO Electronic Health Record (EHR), the next generation ePCR;  ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE), the first-of-its-kind healthcare interoperability platform;  ESO Fire  and  ESO FIREHOUSE Software  for fire departments; and  ambulance revenue recovery/billing software. ESO is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit www.eso.com.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year ®

Entrepreneur Of The Year ®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. 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 more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries. ey.com/eoy

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