Peak Capital Partners Receives EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Utah Award
*Peak Capital Partners Jeff Burningham, Jeff Danley, and Jamie Dunn Helped
Grow an Apartment Portfolio of More Than $650 Million
*The EY Award Recognizes High-Growth Entrepreneurs Who Demonstrate
Excellence and Extraordinary Success
PROVO, Utah -- June 6, 2014
Peak Capital Partners announced that it received the EY Entrepreneur of the
Year 2014 Award in the financial services category in the Utah region. The
award recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and
extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and
personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“To be recognized with the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award is an honor,”
said Jeff Burningham, founder and managing director of Peak. “Peak has
witnessed tremendous growth over the past two years, thanks to the dedication
of our employees and the confidence of our investors. Going forward, we expect
to see continued growth in the Peak portfolio of companies.”
Peak Capital was co-founded in 2007 by Jeff Burningham, Jeff Danley and Jamie
Dunn. The firm owns and manages conventional, student and affordable apartment
properties in growth markets across the United States, and manages an asset
portfolio valued at $650 million. Peak Capital was selected from an
independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala
event at The Grand America in Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 29.
Now in its 28^th year, the program has honored the inspirational leadership of
such entrepreneurs as Howard Schultz of Starbucks Coffee Co., Pierre Omidyar
of eBay and Mindy Grossman of HSN.
As a Utah Region award recipient, Peak Capital is now eligible for
consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 national program. Award
recipients 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 Nov. 15. The awards are the culminating event
of the EY Strategic Growth Forum, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of
high-growth, market-leading companies.
Last year, Peak Capital was named the No. 6 “Fastest Growing Company” in Utah
by MountainWest Capital Network, a nonprofit group whose mission is centered
in fostering capital development and business growth in Utah.
About Peak Capital Partners
Peak Capital Partners and its affiliates own and manage conventional,
affordable and student apartment assets in growth markets in the United
States. Founded in 2007, Peak Capital Partners owns 60 apartment communities
in 12 states, housing nearly 11,000 families. Today, the firm has a total
asset portfolio valued at $650 million.
Peak Capital Partners
Jeff Burningham, 801-358-4517
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