EY Announces Limeade CEO and Founder Henry Albrecht as Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award Finalist in the Pacific Northwest Region
Albrecht joins ranks of unstoppable entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest region
BELLEVUE, Wash.,April 19, 2019 – EY today announced that Henry Albrecht, CEO and founder of Limeade is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the Pacific Northwest region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world. Albrecht was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special black tie gala event on Friday, June 14 at the King Street Ballroom & Perch in Seattle, Washington.
“Taking a novel idea and turning it into a thriving, high-growth business — and more importantly, a platform for improving the lives of millions of people — has been beyond fulfilling,” said Albrecht. “Becoming an Entrepreneur of the Year® 2019 Award finalist is a true honor for all of us at Limeade and validates our commitment to go big on our dream to change the world of work forever.”
Now in its 33rd year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
To learn more about the Pacific Northwest program, please visit www.ey.com/us/eoy/pnw. Join the conversation on social media by following @EY_EOYUS and using #EOYPNW.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation with Woodruff Sawyer as a sponsor of the Pacific Northwest region.
About Limeade Limeade is a software company that elevates the employee experience and helps build great places to work. The Limeade ONE platform offers employee well-being, engagement, inclusion and communications solutions in one seamless user experience. Recognized for its own award-winning culture, Limeade helps every employee know their company cares. To learn more, visit www.limeade.com.
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