Press Release

ARCA CEO honored as ‘EY Entrepreneur Of The Year' in the Southeast

Mort O’Sullivan recognized for excellence in the technology category

MEBANE, NC (JUNE 27, 2014) — ARCA, a global leader in financial transaction automation, announced its CEO and founder Mort O’Sullivan has won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award for the Southeast region in the Technology category. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in various areas, including innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Commenting on his selection, O’Sullivan said, “I am truly humbled to be recognized for this prestigious award, but it’s really been a culmination of hard work by the entire company. Our entire team has worked diligently to be innovators in the field of transaction automation. I owe the success of ARCA to their hard work and dedication.”

O’Sullivan was selected by a panel of independent judges made up of previous award recipients, leading CEOs and other regional business leaders. Under his leadership, ARCA has experienced steady growth helping customers in financial, retail and self-service industries automate cash and non-cash transactions. Through a commitment to continuous improvement and a radically redesigned sales process, ARCA’s sales nearly doubled between 2012 and 2013.

As the Southeast award winner, O’Sullivan is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, Calif., on November 15, 2014.

O’Sullivan’s award continues the company’s recent run of recognition for excellence and growth. ARCA has been named to numerous lists including the Manufacturing Leadership 100, Inc. Magazine’s list of 5000 fastest growing companies, the Grant Thornton 100 list of largest private companies in North Carolina and the Triad Fast 50.

About ARCA

ARCA’s solutions help people control and streamline cash operations in financial institutions, retail stores, and self-service kiosks around the world. We develop technology and services that make transactions simpler, more efficient and more secure. Visit for more information.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. They develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on their promises to all of their stakeholders. In so doing, they play a critical role in building a better working world for their people, for their clients and for their communities.

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