Synapse Summit Keynote, Shirl Penney, Named Florida’s 2023 Entrepreneur of the Year by EY

February 1, 2024

Synapse Summit 2024 keynote presenter Shirl Penney, President and CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners, was awarded by Ernst & Young as an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2023 Florida Award Winner:


Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are building a better world


Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) recently announced that Shirl Penney, President and CEO of Dynasty Financial Partners was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2023 Florida Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Shirl Penney was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders. The candidates were evaluated based on their demonstration of building long-term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes.

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Synapse is honored to have Shirl Penney as a keynote presenter at Synapse Summit 2024 on February 28th at AMALIE Arena in Tampa.  Join Synapse and others from the Florida tech and innovation community at Synapse Summit as Shirl shares his remarkable journey, from overcoming childhood hardships to becoming a pioneer of innovation in finance, and learn firsthand why Shirl relocated his firm from the financial epicenter of New York City to St. Petersburg, Florida. Register for Synapse Summit today!

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