Seattle—May 10, 2016—EY announced that Liz Pearce, CEO of LiquidPlanner, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Award in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur of the Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. The awards program celebrates entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala event on June 17, 2016, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be selected as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award, especially given the caliber of leaders nominated from the Pacific Northwest region,” said Liz Pearce, CEO of LiquidPlanner. “I am fortunate to work with a group of passionate and dedicated professionals focused on making dynamic project management the standard for planning and managing work. Without them, award nominations like this one are not possible.”
You can learn more about Liz and her journey as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist by following her on Twitter @lizprc and @liquidplanner. To learn more about the Pacific Northwest program, please visit www.ey.com/us/eoy/pnw. Join the conversation on social media and follow program developments @EY_EOYUS using #EOYPNW.
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 EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Pacific Northwest program is sponsored by GreenRubino.
Founded in 2007, LiquidPlanner is predictive project management technology for modern business. Our award-winning, patent-pending project management and scheduling technology enables more than 2,000 midmarket and enterprise technology, IT and development teams to plan, track, collaborate and analyze hundreds of projects in real-time. LiquidPlanner is privately held and headquartered in Seattle, Washington. For more information about our award-winning technology, please visit www.liquidplanner.com. For company news and updates, visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
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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