SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mor Furniture for Less is proud to announce that Richard D. Haux, President and CEO, received the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award for the Family Business category in the San Diego Region. As the only truly global award of its kind, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.
Haux was selected from nearly 60 nominations by an independent panel of judges comprised of previous award recipients, prominent CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. The winners were revealed at a special gala on June 17, 2014 at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego.
"EY has honored outstanding entrepreneurs for the past 28 years," said Tim Holl, EY Partner and Entrepreneur Of The Year Program Director for San Diego. "These business leaders are accomplished entrepreneurs who have contributed a tremendous amount to the community."
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs, recognizing the contribution of individuals who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. The winners are leaders in innovation in their respective industries who have demonstrated a strong dedication to their employees and communities.
As a San Diego award winner, Rick is now eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 National Award. Winners will be chosen in several national categories, including an Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner. These awards are the culminating event of the Ernst and Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
About Mor Furniture for Less
Mor Furniture for Less, established in 1977, is the largest family-owned and operated furniture company on the West Coast with 27 stores in 7 states, offering great selection and guaranteed low prices in bedroom, living room, kids and teens furniture, dining furniture and mattresses.
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