Meet the Pacific Southwest finalists

Congratulations to our region’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 finalists, who were selected by a panel of independent judges based on their demonstration of long term value through entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other core contributions and attributes. Regional award winners will be announced in June 2022.

[ Watch the replay of the event ]Congratulations to the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Florida finalists. We recognized the achievements of these unstoppable entrepreneurs during a virtual awards celebration on Thursday, August 5 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

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John Kao I Alignment Healthcare I Orange, California

Erez Pikar I Bluum I Phoenix, Arizona

Jake Brander I Brander Group Inc. I Scottsdale, Arizona

Adelaida Severson, Ph.D I Bushtex I Gilbert, Arizona

Ayub Khattak and Clint Sever I Cue Health I San Diego, California

Sabrina Johnson I Dare Bioscience I San Diego, California

Sergio Radovcic I Dyper I Scottsdale, Arizona

Molly He, Ph.D I Element Biosciences I San Diego, California

Sarah Weiss I Elite Roofing Supply I Glendale, Arizona

Bret Larsen I eVisit I Mesa, Arizona

David Moatazedi I Evolus I Newport Beach, California

Khalil Zahar I FightCamp I Costa Mesa, California

Penny Cotner I Infinite Electronics I Irvine, California

Heidi Golledge I Jobot I Newport Beach, California

Alan Yu I Karat Packaging I Chino, California

Paul Tran I Manscaped I San Diego, California

David Glickman and Rizwan Kassim I Mint Mobile Group I Costa Mesa, California

Asma Ishaq I Modere I Newport Beach, California

Lisa Odle I Odle Management Group I Scottsdale, Arizona

Aaron Matos I Paradox I Scottsdale, Arizona

Kentaro Kawamori I Persefoni I Tempe, Arizona

Jack Kennedy I Platform Science I San Diego, California

Jamie Baxter I Qwick I Scottsdale, Arizona

Sumit Roy I Realty Income Corporation I San Diego, California

Alexi Venneri I Digital Air Strike I Scottsdale, Arizona

Tony Smith I Restaurant365 I Irvine, California

Johan Engman I Rise and Shine Hospitality Group I San Diego, California

Chris Howard I Sharp Healthcare I San Diego, California

Lev Barinskiy I SmartFinancial I Costa Mesa, California

Johnny Ayers I Socure I Incline Village, Nevada

CJ Stos I Stos Partners I Encinitas, California

David Abeles I TaylorMade Golf I Carlsbad, California

Dan Rodrigues I Tebra I Corona Del Mar, California

Eric Dube, Ph.D I Travere Therapeutics I San Diego, California

Cody Barbo I Trust & Will I San Diego, California

Fadi Cheikha I US Alliance I Rancho Santa Margarita

Chris Vanderhook and Tim Vanderhook I Viant Technology I Irvine, California

Joe Kudla I Vuori I Carlsbad, California