Global’s John Graham & Tim Beaver finalists for 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year ®
June 6, 2011
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is pleased to announce that John Graham and Tim Beaver have been selected as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Pacific Northwest finalists. They are part of a group of outstanding entrepreneurs that have been selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders.
“These finalists create jobs in our area, encouraging community development and innovation in our broader economy,” said Tim Tasker, Entrepreneur Of The Year Pacific Northwest Program Director. “No matter who wins, the Pacific Northwest is enriched by every one of these finalists.”
This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year® Program celebrates its 25th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 140 cities and more than 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
“It is a great honor for both my partner, Tim M. Beaver, and I to be nominated for this prestigious award,” says John S. Graham, Chairman of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. “We are proud of the business we have developed over the past 30 years through maintaining an exemplary safety, quality and growth standard from day one. We owe this to the diligent men and women who work for Global and our outstanding partners/clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and around the world.”