EY Announces Dr. Tom Vo, CEO of Nutex Health, as an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award Winner

Tom Vo, MD, MBA, CEO of Nutex Health was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award winner.

Contact: Vivian Urrea
Company: Nutex Health
Tel: 713-660-0557
Email: vurrea@nutexhealth.com

For Immediate Release

HOUSTON, <Oct. 8, 2020> – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) announced yesterday that Tom Vo, MD, MBA, CEO of Nutex Health was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes those entrepreneurial leaders who are excelling in overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Dr. Vo was selected by an independent panel of judges. The award was announced through the program’s first-ever virtual awards gala, hosted by Deborah Norville, anchor of Inside Edition, on October 6, 2020.

“I’m honored to receive this award, and I’d like to dedicate this award to all the front-line Healthcare workers around the country. They have always been the backbone and safety net for our society, and have played an even bigger role with the advent of COVID-19.  We salute them for being there 24/7 for all of our emergencies,” said Dr. Vo.

Based in Houston, Nutex Health is a consortium of licensed Micro Hospitals and 24/7 emergency care centers, with over 25 locations across 8 States. Nutex Health is making a difference by fundamentally changing the way hospital systems are viewed in America. Their premier facilities offer the convenience and ambiance of a private care facility, with the resources and accessibility of a traditional emergency room. Additionally, their team of board-certified emergency physicians provide superior, individualized patient care, along with quick treatment and drastically reduced wait times. To learn more about Nutex Health and its network of emergency medical care facilities, visit nutexhealth.com.

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. Dr. Vo will go on to 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.

The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has honored the inspirational leadership of entrepreneurs such as:

  • Joe DeSimone of Carbon, Inc.
  • Howard Schultz of Starbucks Corporation
  • Pierre Omidyar of eBay, Inc.
  • Jodi Berg of Vitamix
  • Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn
  • Hamdi Ulukaya of Chobani
  • Kendra Scott of Kendra Scott LLC
  • Andreas Bechtolsheim and Jayshree Ullal of Arista Networks
  • James Park of Fitbit
  • Daymond John of Fubu 

As a Gulf Coast Area award winner, Dr. Vo is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced Thursday, November 19, during a virtual awards gala. The awards are the culminating event of this year’s virtual Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. 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 2021.


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

In the Gulf Coast Area, sponsors also include Colliers International, DLA Piper, ADP, LLC, SolomonEdwards, Pierpont Communications and Houston Business Journal.