ROSEVILLE, CA, June 14, 2023 – Ernst & Young LLP named Jason Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder of Quick Quack Car Wash, as one of its Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Bay Area Award recipients. Jason was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards program recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, innovation and business success. This award celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit and achievements of individuals who are driving positive change and making a significant impact in their industries.
Johnson, along with Quick Quack’s co-founders, Greg Drennan, Travis Kimball, Chris Vaterlaus, and Tim Wright, wanted to create something unique and prove that you can be nice and still win. Thus, Quick Quack Car Wash was founded on the values of being smart, kind and driven with a mission to Change Lives for the Better.
“We are proud of Jason for receiving the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Bay Area Award,” Said Travis Kimball, Chief Experience Officer/Co-Founder. “This well-deserved honor is a testament to his dedication, strategic vision and pursuit of excellence.”
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards program evaluates nominees based on various criteria, including entrepreneurial leadership, financial performance, innovation and societal impact. The judging panel, comprised of prominent business leaders and industry experts, recognized Jason Johnson as an entrepreneur who has demonstrated leadership skills and has successfully transformed Quick Quack Car Wash into a leading brand in the car wash industry. “I am truly honored to receive the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Bay Area Award,” said Jason Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder. “This award is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team and my partners at Quick Quack Car Wash. It is their commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer focus that has fueled our success and allowed us to achieve this recognition.”
With this award, Jason Johnson joins an elite group of entrepreneurs who have made a significant impact in their respective industries and communities.
As a Bay Area award winner, Jason Johnson is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 National Awards. The National Award winners including the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will be announced in November at the 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 World Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award in June 2024.