Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Consumer and Business Product and Services Category
VISTA, CA , May 12, 2009 – McCain Inc. today announced that CEO Jeffrey McCain is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the San Diego program. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jeff was selected as a finalist from nearly 100 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 3, 2009 at the Hyatt La Jolla Regency.
“I am honored and humbled to be selected as one Ernst & Young’s finalists,” said Jeff McCain, CEO of McCain Inc. “I attribute the success of the organization to those who truly deserve it - my employees, who work extremely hard to make the company what it is today, and my wife and partner, Beth McCain, for all her continued support.”
McCain Inc. is an acknowledged leader for products and services in the traffic, transit, and parking industries nationwide. The company engineers, manufactures and distributes hardware and software solutions to a wide variety of clients ranging from agencies to businesses.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 14, 2009. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young 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 pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors. In San Diego, sponsors include Marsh, Cox Business, Foundation for Enterprise Development and The Daily Transcript.
McCain Inc. has been providing traffic related solutions to businesses and municipalities for over 25 years. McCain’s products and services are widely trusted across the US and around the world to safely guide millions of motorists from point A to point B through the use of advanced transit, transportation, parking and freeway/incident management systems. This privately held organization has experienced solid growth during the past two decades and currently employs over 500 people throughout North America. For more information, please visit www.mccain-inc.com.
About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The 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, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.
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