THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics (www.ecardio.com) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award in the Houston & Gulf Coast Area 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. Lawson was selected as a finalist from nearly 550 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 18, 2009 at the InterContinental Houston Hotel.
"We have grown eCardio from a small business into the leading provider of arrhythmia monitoring solutions," Lawson noted. "I am honored by Ernst and Young's recognition of our entrepreneurial contributions and am humbled to be named as a finalist for this award."
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 the Houston & Gulf Coast Area, sponsors include Bowne, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., Lockton Companies, LLC and Smart Business Magazine.
About eCardio Diagnostics
eCardio Diagnostics, www.ecardio.com, is the nation's leading provider of comprehensive and advanced technologies, devices, services and solutions for the diagnosis, monitoring and subsequent clinical management of cardiac arrhythmias, predominantly in the ambulatory setting. eCardio provides leading-edge diagnostic innovations and solutions that optimize the flexibility, speed and accuracy of cardiac arrhythmia diagnoses - contributing to the timeliest, most effective and appropriate management of cardiac patients.
About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) Awards Program
Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 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(R) 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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