Shari Dingle Costantini, founder and CEO of Avant Healthcare Professionals, won the EY award for Entrepreneur of the Year® Florida award in health care. Avant recruits and staffs internationally-educated registered nurses and allied health professionals in health care facilities around the U.S.
Shari was selected as a winner by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs, investors and other regional business leaders. “This year’s winners represent a courageous group of leaders whose companies energize markets and spur economic growth,” said Mike Pattillo, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program director.
Shari founded Avant in 2003 with a passion to improve patient care and health care facility staffing. “Winning Entrepreneur of the Year and being recognized by this prestigious program was only possible through the combined efforts of the tremendous and gifted team at Avant. It is a privilege to be able to change lives in such a profound way both here in the U.S. and throughout the world.”