EY Announces Margie Brickner of Reliant Capital Solutions Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in East Central

May 9, 2019

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EY Announces Margie Brickner of Reliant Capital Solutions
Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in East Central
Brickner joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs

COLUMBUS, OH (May 9, 2019) – EY today announced that Margie Brickner, president and chief executive officer of Reliant Capital Solutions is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the East Central program. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas, such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Brickner was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on June 13 at the Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati.

“It’s an absolute honor to be named as a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Margie Brickner, president and chief executive officer, Reliant Capital Solutions. “Especially to be considered among such a professional group of finalists with extensive knowledge, leadership and innovation in business.”

Since founding the company in 2007, Brickner has steered Reliant through a series of growth spurts and has established a company-wide culture based upon sound values and professionalism. With locations across two states, Reliant employs more than 300 individuals. In 2018, Reliant was honored as one of the fastest growing companies in Central Ohio and is a recipient of the Columbus Business First Fast 50 Award. Over the past 10 years, Brickner has grown Reliant exponentially, making it one of the nation’s premiere collection agencies.

Now in its 33rd year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


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

Local sponsors for the East Central program include PNC, VRC, Smart Business Network and Frost Brown Todd.

About Reliant Capital Solutions
Founded in 2007, Reliant Capital Solutions is an accounts receivable management company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. A woman-owned and operated business, owner Margie Brickner has more than 35 years of experience in the asset recovery industry. Reliant was built with the vision of creating the nation’s leading provider of collection services that offers exemplary customer service for clients, while putting respect and integrity first as we work with consumers to resolve their delinquent accounts. Focusing on higher education, government services, healthcare, financial services and other contact center needs, including commercial collections, Reliant’s clients range from large public universities to small private institutions, as well as government services and other miscellaneous portfolios. Learn more at

About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year®, founded by EY, is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries.

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