2005 Award Recipients


Emerging Entrepreneur

Amro Albanna, President and CEO of QMotions, Inc., Riverside

Amro Albanna


Technology Entrepreneur

Arthur Tolsma, Brian Hawley, and Michael Saunders, Founders of Luminex Software, Inc., Riverside

Arthur Tolsma, Brian Hawley, and Michael Saunders


General Entrepreneur

James Gilliam, Principal of HMC Architects, Ontario

James Gilliam


Supporter of Entrepreneurship

Ruben Estrada, president and CEO of Estrada Strategies, LLC, Ontario

Ruben Estrada


Family Business Entrepreneur

Patricia Gagnier, president and Jean Pierre Gagnier, vice president of Gagnier Construction Company, Inc., Riverside

Patricia Gagnier, president and Jean Pierre Gagnier, vice president of Gagnier Construction Company


Social Entrepreneur

Jeffrey Hays, executive director of Desert Alliance for Community Empowerment, Coachella

Jeffrey Hays