Fairfax, VA – VMD Corp, a leading provider of cybersecurity, agile engineering, and critical infrastructure protection to the U.S. Federal Government, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Deepti Malhotra, has been selected as a Mid-Atlantic region finalist for the 2022 Entrepreneur of the Year® award, which is a prestigious competitive business award for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies around the world.

“I am honored to be among so many impactful and inspiring leaders whose organizations, like ours, are growing by fiercely supporting customers and their missions in new and innovative ways,” Malhotra said. “Having this recognition from a world leading professional services network like EY really is the icing on the cake.”

According to organizers, the EY Entrepreneur of The Year® awards recognize ambitious leaders who are building and sustaining successful, dynamic businesses around the world. Every year, Entrepreneur of The Year® award winners comprise a global network of like-minded visionaries, each on a mission to create, innovate, learn, and grow. Winners become lifetime members of an esteemed multi-industry community of entrepreneurs in nearly 60 countries around the world.

This year’s finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges and evaluated based on their demonstration of long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

Regional award winners will be announced on June 22. 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®. 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 2023.

For more information about the Entrepreneur of the Year® awards, visit: https://www.ey.com/en_us/entrepreneur-of-the-year-us, and for more information about VMD, please visit www.vmdcorp.com.