May 20

TWFG’s Gordy Bunch Named EY “Entrepreneur of the Year” 2014 Finalist in Texas Gulf Coast Region

Houston, Texas, May 20, 2014 – EY has announced that Gordy Bunch, founder, president and CEO of The Woodlands Financial Group (TWFG) is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the Gulf Coast Region.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurial leaders who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Bunch was selected as a finalist from nearly 60 nominations by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at the Hilton Americas Hotel – Downtown Houston.


Bunch, who also serves as a Director of The Woodlands Township and Chairman of The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau, said: “I am honored by being chosen a Finalist from among so many outstanding business leaders in the Gulf Coast area. Building a business to the level that TWFG now enjoys as a national company takes total focus on every aspect of your business to succeed. Everyone at TWFG has been dedicated to achieving our success since I founded the company in 2001 with $10,000.  Today, at $337 million in premiums and with 318 offices in 20 states, I am thrilled that I can share this recognition with key members of my executive staff, our headquarters and field employee teams, and my wife, Michelle, who with our three boys, lifts my spirit and supports my work every single day.”


Now in its 28th year, the EOY program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.  Regional Gulf Coast award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program.  Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.



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