Dovel CEO Damon Griggs Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) Announce the 2021 Mid-Atlantic Entrepreneur Of The Year® Winners

 McLean, VA, August 3, 2021 – Dovel Technologies, a leading expert to federal agencies that blends deep domain expertise and advanced technologies in the health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management markets, announced today that Damon Griggs, Dovel CEO, has been named an Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award winner.

“I am humbled and honored to be included in such a well-respected and distinguished list of forward-thinking leaders,” said Griggs. “This is a reflection of what the entire team has accomplished. Each and every employee has contributed to Dovel’s success. Their tireless commitment to supporting our customers’ missions that improve, protect, and save lives is what fuels our growth and my passion for leading this amazing team.”

Dovel continues to see impressive growth, scaling to a competitive mid-size company with Griggs at the helm. Never losing sight of Dovel’s foundation of agility, customer focus, and responsiveness, Griggs has surrounded himself with a high-quality leadership team that brings complementary strengths in support of identifying opportunities in the market, expanding the Company’s offerings for employees and customers, and advancing his vision of making an impact. Over the last year, the world has been so heavily impacted by COVID-19, and Dovel is proud to support many critical public health programs across the health continuum to improve outcomes, quality, safety, efficacy, and compliance.

“It has been a pleasure working with Damon as he leads Dovel’s strategy that focuses on innovation, customer success, and employee growth,” said Sudhakar Kesavan, Dovel Chairman of the Board. “His entrepreneurial acumen, drive, and people skills have helped Dovel grow by attracting top talent to the company. Dovel is delivering solutions that solve the government’s most complex challenges and truly have a positive impact on society.”

Since 1986, EY US has honored entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, spirit of innovation, and tenacity have driven their companies’ success, transformed their industries, and made a positive impact on their communities. Griggs will become a lifetime member of the esteemed multi-industry community of award winners, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight, and wisdom of fellow alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources. In addition, regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, announced in November at the Strategic Growth Forum®.

About Dovel Technologies
Dovel is a trusted government partner that blends deep domain expertise with advanced technologies to help our customers solve complex problems that improve, protect, and save lives. As a rapidly growing company, we combine entrepreneurial spirit, customer focus, and an outcomes-based approach to support agency missions in health IT, life sciences, public safety, and grants management. To learn more, visit

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.

In Mid-Atlantic, sponsors also include PNC, DLA Piper LLP, Cooley LLP, the Washington Business Journal, the Baltimore Business Journal, JLL and Kelly Benefit Strategies.

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. National overall winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title.

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Jessica Lindberg