Los Angeles, CA – Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce the semi-finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award in the Greater Los Angeles Area. This group of outstanding entrepreneurs was selected by an independent judging panel made up of regional business, academic and community leaders. Finalists will be announced in May, with the winners revealed at a gala event on Tuesday, June 22, at the Beverly Hilton.
“For the past 24 years, Ernst & Young has honored the best entrepreneurs through our Entrepreneur Of The Year program,” said Brian Ring, Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for the Greater Los Angeles Area. “We recognize the tremendous impact these entrepreneurs have in the Greater Los Angeles Area. They are truly on the forefront of the economic recovery.”
The Greater Los Angeles Area semi-finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award in 2010 are:
Zarik Megerdichian, CEO, 4Over, Inc.
Therese Tucker, CEO, Blackline Systems
John Rudolph, CEO, Bug Music, Inc.
Daniel Sanker, President & CEO, CaseStack
Isaac Garcia, CEO & Co-Founder, Central Desktop Inc.
Stuart Ellis, President & CEO, Charter School Capital
Alfred Kuehlewind, CEO, Commodity Forwarders, Inc.
Sara Naghedi , President and Fatemeh Mahdavi, Designer, Deux Lux, Inc.
Ronald Miller, Managing Director, Disability Group, Inc.
Mark Cave, CEO, eBridge, Inc.
Greg Waldorf, CEO, eHarmony, Inc.
Aaron Broder, CEO and Brian Fitzgerald, President, Evolve Media
Mark Albarian, President & CEO, Goldline International, Inc.
Jason Meugniot, CEO & Owner, Guidance Solutions
Adam Bernhard, CEO, HauteLook
Saskia Strick, CEO & President, International Checkout, Inc.
Noah Rowles, CEO & Founder, iolo technologies, LLC
John Suh, CEO, LegalZoom, Inc.
Nick Mehta, CEO, LiveOffice LLC
Alan Zafran, Partner, Luminous Capital
David Rivero, President and Gary McNelly,Vice President, Market Health, Inc.
Mike Towbes, Chairman of the Board, Montecito Bank & Trust and The Towbes Group, Inc.
Lyndon Faulkner, President & CEO, Pelican Products, Inc.
Josh Meyers, CEO, People Media
Fash Majoor, President & CEO, Phenomenex, Inc.
Leon Farahnik, Chairman, PWP Industries
Ravi Sawhney, Founder & CEO, RKS Design, Inc
Robert Friedman, Co-Chairman & CEO, Summit Entertainment, LLC
Dan Batrack, Chairman & CEO, Tetra Tech, Inc.
Mike Malin, Co-Owner and Lonnie Moore, Co-Owner, The Dolce Group
Phil Knowles, CEO, Topaz Distribution, LLC
Trina Turk, CEO, L2t ( Trina Turk)
Mike Fiore, Chairman, CEO & Co-Founder, Vantage Oncology, Inc
Scott Painter, CEO & Founder, Zag.com, Inc.