The Linc Group President and CEO Tracy Price was named the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Orange County/Desert Cities Region June 11th at a black tie awards ceremony in Irvine, California. This very prestigious award honors entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, hard work, and perseverance have created and sustained successful, growing business ventures.

Tracy was selected the winner in the Business Services category by an independent panel of judges composed of area leaders from business, academic and civic organizations. There were more than 20 finalists and more than 50 semi-finalists.

“This award says all the right things about our entire Linc team,” said Tracy. “Collectively we waged an epic battle and overcame long odds to become the successful enterprise we are today”.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards program celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and continues to recognize the leaders and visionaries who are creating and building world-class businesses. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who have demonstrated excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.