SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EY today announced that Robin Toft, Founder and CEO of Toft Group Executive Search is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2019 Award in the San Diego region. Widely considered one of the most prestigious business awards programs in the U.S., the program recognizes entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities, while also transforming our world.
Toft was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special black-tie gala event on June 6 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar.
"I am incredibly honored that EY has recognized me for Toft Group's unique approach to providing executive search services to our life science and healthcare customers," said Robin Toft, CEO of Toft Group and author of WE CAN, The Executive Woman's Guide to Career Advancement™. "This award highlights our experienced team's dedication to addressing the industry-wide talent crisis as well as our track record of quickly filling highly specialized executive and board-level roles with an incredible sense of cultural fit."
Now in its 33rd year, the program recognizes business leaders in more than 145 cities and more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National competition. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2019. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In San Diego, local sponsors include gold sponsors: Cooley and Lockton, LLC.
About Toft Group Executive Search
Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group's targeted, accurate searches translate into exceptional return-on-investment for customers nationwide, and the team's extensive network enables the presentation of more highly qualified and diverse candidates than customers would otherwise see. The firm's WE CAN™ (Women's Executive Career Advancement Network) and extensive track record of performance has proven its ability to quickly fill highly specialized leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Diego, San Francisco and Boston. For more information, please visit thetoftgroup.com.
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