Canale-Theakston joins ranks of exceptional entrepreneurs in San Diego
SAN DIEGO – MAY 15, 2019 – EY today announced that Carin Canale-Theakston, founder and chief executive officer of Canale Communications, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the San Diego 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.
Canale-Theakston was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special black-tie gala event on June 6 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.
“While I am incredibly honored to be selected as an Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, more than anything, I am humbled to be joining a list of individuals who I truly respect and admire,” said Carin Canale-Theakston, the agency’s founder and chief executive officer. “In being recognized as an integral part of the San Diego business community, this award helps to highlight the strategic counsel that Canale Communications has successfully delivered to a wide range of life science companies all across the map.”
Now in its 33rd year, the program recognizes business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
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.
In San Diego, local sponsors include gold sponsors: Cooley and Lockton, LLC.
About Canale Communications
Canale Communications is a privately-held, strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries, with a focus on emerging companies. The company has worked with more than 300 biotech, health tech and pharmaceutical companies at virtually every stage of development. The firm specializes in corporate communications, public relations, investor communications, website development, creative services, content creation and distribution, and social media. Canale Communications primarily serves clients headquartered in the biotech hubs of Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, and also extends to other life science markets that are home to some of the hottest new biotech and digital health companies. Visit CanaleComm.com to learn more.
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