Aptive Pearson Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 for Utah Region

Aptive Pearson Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 for Utah Region

Vess Pearson won the award, which is given to entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.

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PROVO, Utah – Aptive Environmental announced that its co-founder and CEO, Vess Pearson has been named a winner of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 for the Utah region. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program gives awards to entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies.

Pearson said, "I am truly honored and humbled to be named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021, Utah Region award winner. From job creation to empowering others to reach their full potential, entrepreneurs play a vital role in creating a better future. What's more, this award recognizes the hard work and commitment of our entire Aptive team, and I couldn't be more thankful for their contribution day in and day out."

Pearson was selected by an independent panel of judges that included previous award winners, leading CEOs and private equity and venture capital investors. Aptive said he was chosen for his ability to overcome unprecedented situations and because of his leadership at Aptive Environmental. The award was announced during the program's virtual awards gala on July 29, 2021. As a Utah Region award winner, Vess is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall award winner, will be announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum.

Aptive said Pearson's commitment to building the premier pest control company is rooted in his focus on innovation and transformation. He is committed to providing world-class customer service and using technology to elevate both the customer and employee experience. To Pearson, Aptive is first and foremost a tech company. Aptive has made significant investments to build its own proprietary software to support employees and customers. Believing that happy employees lead to happy customers, Pearson prioritizes treating his employees right through multiple training and incentive programs. Aptive said these efforts were instrumental in enabling Aptive to not only reach its ambitious revenue goals in 2020, but also to open new branches, create more jobs and provide more services across the country.