2 local business leaders up for entrepreneur award

"Vancouver — Two Vancouver business leaders are among 21 finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest, an award that recognizes those who demonstrate excellence and success in innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

The local finalists are Henry Schuck, CEO of DiscoverOrg, a market intelligence research firm, and Jeff McInnis, president and CEO of SmartRG, which manages broadband and home networking solutions.

The awards program, in its 29th year, considers business leaders in more than 145 cities in 60 countries. National sponsors are the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America. Northwest sponsors include Merrill Datasite, Union Bank and Scherzer International.

The finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges. Winners will be announced at an awards event June 5 in Seattle. Regional award winners are eligible for consideration at the national level in November. More information is available at www.ey.com/us/eoy/pnw."