May 10, 2018

Branded Group CEO Michael Kurland Named as Semi-finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Orange County Awards Program

Orange, CA. (May 10th, 2018) – Branded Group Founder and CEO Michael Kurland was recently named as a semi-finalist in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Orange County Awards program. The prestigious award recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate outstanding success in areas such as financial performance, innovation and commitment to their businesses and communities.

“It is an honor to be chosen as a semi-finalist for this award, which celebrates entrepreneurship,” Kurland said. “I share this recognition with the dedicated Branded Group team and our valued clients – all of whom have continued to embrace our vision to Be Better.”

EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year® is the only competitive awards program in the world for entrepreneurs and leaders of high‑growth companies. The program takes place in more than 145 cities in 60 countries around the world. The award has previously been given to well-known entrepreneurs like Howard Shultz of Starbucks Coffee Company and John Mackey of Whole Foods Market, recognizing those who have inspired others with their vision, leadership, and achievement.

“It’s a privilege to be among so many dynamic and innovative leaders that have made a significant difference in their companies and communities,” said Kurland.

The Orange County Region Awards will be announced at a celebratory gala on June 22nd at the Monarch Beach Resort. Regional award winners are then eligible for the Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards.

For more information about Branded Group, contact Michael Kurland at

About Branded Group

Through its “BeBetter” experience, Branded Group provides their clients with peace of mind and preserves their brand standards. Services include on-demand retail and restaurant maintenance, construction management and special project implementation. As a full service facility maintenance company with over 50 years of combined experience, the company’s team of experts promptly diagnoses facility issues and efficiently resolves them – quickly returning the client’s facility to its brand standard. With Branded Group’s One-for-One Program, each completed service call is transformed into one minute of volunteer time with Habitat for Humanity of Orange County.

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OnPurpose PR
Phone: 401.575.0747

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