E&Y Names Local Entrepreneurs of the Year
Ernst & Young has named Quake Global CEO Polina Braunstein as its San Diego regional High Technology Entrepreneur of the year. Quake Global makes palm-sized satellite transponders for tracking purposes. Ernst &Young issued awards to San Diego entrepreneurs in seven other categories for 2009: Master Entrepreneur, CEO Les Cross of DJO Inc.; Emerging Entrepreneur, CEO Jeff Goldberg and COO Tanner Haigwood of Cali Bamboo; Turnaround Entreprener, President Jose Luis Paparte of PriceSmart; Health Sciences Entrepreneur, Chairman and CEO Alexis Lukianov of NuVasive; Consumer Business Products and Services, CEO Jeffrey McCain of McCain. In addition, Ernest Rady of American Assets has been honored for Lifetime Achievement.