EY today announced the winners of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in
San Diego. This group of leading entrepreneurs was selected from nearly
60 nominations by an independent judging panel comprised of previous
award recipients, prominent CEOs, private capital investors and other
regional business leaders. The winners were revealed at a special gala
on June 17, 2014 at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego.
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"EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 28 years," said
Tim Holl, EY Partner and Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for
San Diego. "These business leaders are accomplished entrepreneurs who
have contributed a tremendous amount to the community."
The Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 San Diego Award winners are:
Technology CategoryPaul Martini, CEO & CTO - iboss Network
Security, San Diego 92121Peter Martini, President & COO - iboss
Network Security, San Diego 92121
Consumer Services CategorySean Gailey, President &
Co-Founder - J!NX, Poway 92064
Emerging CategoryMike Grey, President & CEO - Lumena
Pharmaceuticals, San Diego 92130
Life Science CategoryTed Schroeder, President & CEO -
Cadence Pharmaceuticals, San Diego 92130
Family Business CategoryRick Haux, President & CEO - Mor
Furniture For Less, Inc., San Diego 92126
Social Responsibility (non-profit) CategoryKathleen
Sellick, President & CEO - Rady Children's Hospital, San Dieo 92123
Now in its 28th year, the program has expanded to recognize business
leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY
Entrepreneur Of The Year National Program. Award winners in several
national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National
Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in
Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the
culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the
nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are
sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
and SAP America. In San Diego, regional sponsors include Marsh
Insurance, Union Bank, Cox Business, Merrill DataSite, Scherzer
Investigations, and The Daily Transcript.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business
award for entrepreneurs. The unique award 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
award 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 in more than 60 countries.
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