14 TEC members named finalists for the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program

By: TEC Canada

Jul 6, 2017

14 TEC members named finalists for the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
awards program


CALGARY, AB (July 6, 2017) – 14 TEC members have been recognized as finalists for the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program. TEC Canada is a proud national sponsor of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program and applauds the innovative vision and leadership of this year’s finalists, who represent Canada’s top entrepreneurial business leaders.

“Our members are entrepreneurs and business leaders committed to cultivating change, pushing limits and achieving positive results for their companies and communities,” says Todd Millar, TEC Canada President. “At TEC Canada, we are pleased to partner with the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program to champion the growth and potential of these individuals. Our TEC community is proud of their accomplishments and we wish all of this year’s finalists the best of luck at the National Awards Galas.”

Now in its 24th year, Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program honours the country’s top entrepreneurs from all business sectors. The finalists were chosen based on their vision, leadership, innovation, financial success, personal integrity and work in giving back to their communities.

“The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program celebrates the men and women who dare to dream big and build boldly,” says Francois Tellier, EY Partner and National EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Program Director. “From coast to coast, our regional finalists are entrepreneurs who make the most of uncertainty, disrupt traditional business models and develop solutions to unforeseen problems. Just like our past national EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ winner, Murad Al-Katib of AGT Food and Ingredients, who was just recently recognized as the 2017 EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ recipient, they make us proud to be Canadian.”

TEC member finalists of the 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ awards program are:

Atlantic:
Blair Hyslop, Mrs. Dunster’s Inc.

Roger King, Supplement King Canada

Kevin Rodgers, Nautel

Quebec:
Mathieu Beauchesne, Nucleom

Ontario:
Alan Carson, Carson Dunlop

Debbi Conzelmann, King Cole Ducks

Chris Pfaff, Pfaff Automotive Partners Inc.

David Rae, Bill Gosling Outsourcing

Prairies:
Marlo Brausse, Barre Body Studio

Kyle Folk, IntraGrain Technologies Inc.

Dr. Hans Herchen, Dental Choice

Peter Love, Cask Global Canning Solutions

Stephen Moore, Orion Plastics Inc.

David Welsh, priMED Medical Products

This year’s award winners will be announced at the regional galas across Canada in the fall. The overall winners from each region will attend the National EY Entrepreneur of the Year Gala in Toronto on November 30, where Canada’s 2017 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year will be named.

For more information, contact:
Allison Jacoby, Partnership Specialist, TEC Canada
ajacoby@tec-canada.com
(403) 262-1010 ext. 141