Published on (April 27, 2023)

EY Announces Dr. Priti Jain of Nao Medical as an Entrepreneur Of The Year®2023 New York Award Finalist

Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are building bolder futures

NEW YORK, April 24, 2023Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Co-founder and CEO, Dr. Priti Jain of Nao Medical was named as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 New York Award finalist. Now in its 37th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for transformative entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all.

Dr. Priti Jain was selected by an independent panel of judges. Entrepreneurs were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

“For me entrepreneurial success is about leveraging opportunities so you can leave the world a better place than you found it. It is about having an impact on the lives of others that have no way of ever returning the favor, it is about Mitzvah. I consider myself blessed and fortunate that God showed me a way forward to do what I love every day – taking care of people at some of their worst moments in life. Nao Medical’s nomination is a testament to our collective hard work and dedication to the communities we serve.,” says Dr. Priti Jain.

Nao Medical is an essential medical practice committed to providing patient care in an environment of respect, clarity, and thoughtfulness. Nao Medical bridges the gap between the physician’s clinic and the urgent care clinic by offering services such as women’s health, nutrition, mental health, urgent care, and primary care. Committed to reducing healthcare disparities and improving access to marginalized communities, Nao Medical provides affordable, accessible services with a focus on a culturally competent and patient-centered approach.

Regional award winners will be announced on June 13th, during a special celebration. The winners will then be considered by the National judges for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, which will be presented in November at the annual Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2024.  

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has recognized more than 11,000 entrepreneurs throughout the US since its inception in 1986, and it has grown to recognize business leaders across 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.


Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The YearAwards include presenting sponsors PNC Bank, N.A.; SAP America; and the Kauffman Foundation.In New York &Connecticut, sponsors also include,Cresa, Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN),Marsh, Empire Valuation Consultants, ADP, DLA Piper, and Morgan Lewis.

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