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Ernst & Young announces Limeade CEO, Henry Albrecht, is an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award finalist in the Pacific Northwest

Ernst & Young today announced that Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Pacific Northwest Region.  The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.  Albrecht was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges.  Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 5, 2015 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. 

“I am humbled by this award and grateful to the Limeade employees, customers and investors who passionately support our mission of measurably improving well-being in the world,” said Albrecht. “We at Limeade believed in the power of employee engagement long before it was trendy and will continue to lead the industry in delivering better health, well-being, performance and culture for enterprise workforces.” 

Now in its 29th year, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

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 14, 2015. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

The company is the proud winner of multiple culture and innovation awards, including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Greatist’s ‘Healthiest Workplaces,’ The Puget Sound Business Journal’s ‘Best Workplaces’ award, Seattle Business Magazine’s ‘Tech Impact Award’ and ‘Best Company to Work For – Top 10′ and425 Magazine’s ‘Best Medium Business’. For more information about the Limeade employee engagement platform contact sales@www.limeade.com or visit www.limeade.com.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.

In the Pacific Northwest, sponsors also include Merrill Datasite, Union Bank and Scherzer International.

About Limeade

Limeade is a technology company that delivers an employee engagement platform to Fortune 1000 companies. We inspire people and companies to improve their health, well-being and performance, bring culture to life and deliver the fresh insights and innovations critical to business success. Headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., Limeade serves over 100 employers and top global brands. Learn more on www.limeade.comLinkedInTwitter and Facebook.

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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