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Spirit of Entrepreneurship finalists named

Finalists for the 20th annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship have been announced.

The awards, sponsored by the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship at Cal State San Bernardino, recognizes the top-performing businesses people in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Twenty-eight entrepreneurs were chosen from more than 200 nominees:

DISTRIBUTION/WHOLESALE ENTREPRENEUR

  • Modern Pro Solutions, Bobby Tetsch – Chino
  • Quality Marble & Granite, Evan Cohen – Ontario
  • Reliable Source, Inc., Ronald Stockwell – Fontana

FINANCIAL SERVICES ENTREPRENEUR

  • Chino Commercial Bank, Dann Bowman/Melba Buenafe-Rey – Chino
  • Elite Tax Partners, Nicole Albrecht – Temecula
  • Elizabeth’s Insurance Services, Inc., Elizabeth Rodriguez – Moreno Valley
  • Goldamity Insurance Services Inc., Elvia J. Rodriguez – Grand Terrace

GENERAL ENTREPRENEUR

  • Caravanserai Project, Mihai Patru – Palm Springs
  • Forefront Construction Services / Winv Inc., Todd Wohrman – Corona
  • Freeway Trucks and Vans Inc., John B Palmieri – Corona
  • Koury Engineering & Testing, Inc., Michele Shams – Chino

MANUFACTURING ENTREPRENEUR

  • American Fire Glass, Matt Doll – Lake Elsinore
  • Phenix Technology, Inc., Angel Sanchez, Jr. – Riverside
  • RISCO, Incorporated, Joseph & Lisa Frainee – Beaumont
  • SignFastic, Grace Bays – Ontario
  • The Ollie World, Hindi Zeidman – Rancho Cucamonga

SERVICE-BASED ENTREPRENEUR – BUSINESS TO BUSINESS (B2B)

  • Mountain View Services, Inc., Eric L. Goodman – Redlands
  • Precision Material Handling Inc., Robert G. Ybarra – Banning
  • Xtelligent, Michael Lim – Ontario
  • A&G Infusion Nursing Services, Angelica Maria Gonzalez – Moreno Valley

SERVICE-BASED ENTREPRENEUR – BUSINESS TO CONSUMER (B2C)

  • Cali Auto Glass, Ambar Martinez – Victorville
  • NextGen Flight Academy Inc., Brandon Martini – Riverside
  • Renewing Hope Family Counseling Center, Inc., Cassondra Marie Rose – Murrieta
  • Ruff & Ready Moving, John Ruff – Temecula

SMALL/EMERGING ENTERPRISE

  • Qwiktarp Inc., Michael Jones – Palm Springs
  • Roses Say, Rose Study – Chino Hills
  • StarNav LLC, Joshua Morales – Riverside
  • Things They Love, LLC, Victoria Chediak – Riverside

Attendees can BOOK TICKETS ONLINE HERE with direct seat selection for the 2022 Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards gala event, scheduled to be held Nov. 17 at the Riverside Convention Center.

Ticket prices for the black-tie gala event are priced from $145 to $185 each.

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