Ambit Energy CEO in 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® Program

(DALLAS) – Ambit Energy, a Dallas‐based energy provider, is proud to announce Co‐Founder and CEO Jere Thompson, Jr. was selected as a finalist in the 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award program for the Southwest Area‐North for his pioneering leadership in the industry and entrepreneurial achievements.

Ambit Energy is a residential energy provider of electrical and natural gas services in the deregulated markets of Texas, Illinois and New York. The company offers cost‐effective and sound choices for today’s energy consumer.

“I am honored to have been chosen as a finalist for this prestigious award and to be nominated among such a successful group of business leaders,” said Ambit Energy CEO Jere Thompson, Jr. “Since launching the business in 2006, we have sought to educate consumers on deregulation and provide competitive energy rates, as well as maintain a thriving business opportunity for our Consultants.”

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® awards program celebrated its 23rd anniversary in 2009 and recognizes business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world who are responsible for the growth and success of their companies.

“Ambit Energy’s success can be directly tied to our robust, home‐grown IT system,” Thompson said. “We look forward to achieving continued success as our software system has placed us above the competition and will continue to support our rapidly growing company.”

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