April 27, 2023 – Jake Brander was named Entrepreneur of the Year in the Telecommunications category and received the Gold Stevie® Award in the 21st Annual American Business Awards®.  This adds to the many nominations and wins that Jake Brander and Brander Group have received for excellence in customer service, innovation, revenue growth and culture. This year’s nomination and win can be attributed to the many contributions both Jake and his team have made in philanthropy, hands-on charity, and benefits to help people outside of the company.

In addition, Brander Group experienced significant growth to over $230 Million (USD) in sales revenue in 2022.

Mr. Brander joins a prestigious list of previous Gold Stevie Award® winners including leaders from Fortune 500 leading companies such as IBM, AT&T Business, T-Mobile, Fidelity Investments, Home Depot and many other reputable global leading brands.

More than 3,700 nominations from companies of all sizes and in a variety of industries were submitted this year for consideration in a wide selection of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Thought Leader of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.

All of the nominations were analyzed by over 230 professional judges from around the world who participated in the judging and selections of this year’s Stevie Award winners.

“Being an Entrepreneur is one of the most rewarding and challenging journeys.  If you are fortunate enough to succeed, the long nights and sacrifices are well worth it.  To be recognized for this award is truly an honor, and validates all of our team’s efforts put into building a company that continues to grow and positively influence organizations all over the world ” – said Jake Brander, President of Brander Group.

About the American Business Awards

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.

Jake Brander Entrepreneur of the Year

Jake Brander’s ABA Ranks:

  • Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Gold Stevie Award
  • Best in Telecommunications

Links to ABA Winners:

Jake Brander wins a Stevie Award at the Ameican Business Awards
Ernst & Young Announces Jake Brander Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2024
Silicon Valley Journals Interviews Jake Brander2024
Brander Group Ranks 35th on Financial Times in 2024