EY announced that Eric D. Long, Chief Executive Officer of USA Compression is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Central Texas region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mr. Long was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Friday, June 5 at the JW Marriott Austin. Mr. Long co-founded USA Compression in 1998 and has provided the company with over 18 years of continuity in leadership and culture. His high standards for performance, transparency and integrity have garnered industry respect. Today, USA Compression Partners, LP is a growth-oriented NYSE-traded MLP (NYSE:USAC) that is one of the nation's largest independent providers of compression services. The company has nearly doubled in size since its January 2013 IPO, with an enterprise value approaching $2 billion, operations in 15 states across the U.S., and a workforce of over 450 dedicated men and women. Partnering with a broad customer base composed of producers, processors, gatherers and transporters of natural gas and crude oil, USA Compression focuses on providing infrastructure compression services primarily in high-volume gathering systems, processing facilities and transportation applications. Now in its 29th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
SponsorsFounded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. In Central Texas, sponsors also include BBVA Compass, ADP, CLS Partners, Andrews Kurth, Bridgepoint Consulting, Austin Business Journal and San Antonio Business Journal. About USA Compression Partners, LP USA Compression Partners, LP is a growth-oriented Delaware limited partnership that is one of the nation's largest independent providers of compression services in terms of total compression fleet horsepower. More information is available at www.usacompression.com. About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries. About EY's Strategic Growth Markets practice EY's Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary teams of elite professionals provide perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. EY is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategicgrowthmarkets, or follow news on Twitter @EY_Growth. About EY EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
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