SOUTH PORTLAND — Wright Express President and CEO Michael Dubyak has been named “Entrepreneur of the Year” in New England by accounting firm Ernst & Young.

“Dubyak is part of a group of outstanding entrepreneurs who were selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs and private capital investors and other regional business leaders,” said a media release.

Regional winners are invited to the Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala in November in Palm Springs, Calif.

Ernst & Young has been holding its annual Entrepreneur of the Year program for 25 years.

South Portland-based Wright Express’ primary business is processing gasoline and diesel fuel purchase transactions for commercial fleets in the United States and abroad.