Updated: Jacksonville, Alachua entrepreneurs takes home state-wide awards


    Quang Pham, CEO of Espero BioPharma, has been crowned the EY 2018 Entrepreneur Of The Year Florida winner in the Emerging category.

    “I’m honored and humbled to receive this award,” Pham told the Business Journal by email. “It’s a great recognition for Espero for all of our efforts. It’s also wonderful to be recognized as a Jacksonville company.”

    Pham was a winner in one of nine award categories. Winners were chosen by a panel comprised of previous award winners, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The award recipients were unveiled at a special gala on June 7 at the Lowes Sapphire Resort in Orlando, Florida.