Trevor Hansen, Founder and CEO of EPMG, was recognized and honored at the 7th annual San Diego Business Journal’s 2013 Most Admired CEO Award. Hansen was among the 116 finalists selected from the city’s most dynamic leaders and entrepreneurs. The evening awards reception was held on Thursday, December 5, at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa in Mission Bay.

1441492_10151766604927190_696585013_nThe San Diego Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO event is held annually to recognize local industry leaders and their achievements within their companies as well as the community. Finalists and winners are commended for demonstrating determination and yielding huge successes for their organizations. The San Diego Business Journal honors these CEOs by hosting this exclusive reception and awards program to applaud their efforts for taking the lead in driving their businesses and the local economy.

The awards reception had an amazing turn out; CEOs from all over “America’s Finest City” were at the event socializing, enjoying hors d’oeuvres and desserts. As the awards ceremony began, inspiring speeches were made with the most poignant one from Ken Blanchard, Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies. Mr. Blanchard, while accepting an award for the Lifetime Achievement Award, gave a remarkable speech about the true qualities of a great leader which ended with a much-deserved standing ovation from the crowd of business professionals.SanDiegoBusinessJournal_CEO_Event

All of us at EPMG are extremely proud of Hansen’s leadership, innovation and contributions to the community. Since the company’s inception in 2002, EPMG has expanded its staff and office to meet the growing demands of the multicultural market segment. Under Hansen’s leadership and direction, EPMG established strong, longstanding relationships with over 1,500 publishers and expanded into building state-of-the-art digital properties with more than 50 digital newspaper partners.  Hansen credits the company’s success to EPMG’s core values: humility, gratitude, commitment, passion, and teamwork.