EY Canada selects Lisa Shields as a finalist for Entrepreneur Of The Year in the Pacific region

Lisa Shields, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at HyperwalletSan Francisco, California – Hyperwallet Systems Inc. (“Hyperwallet”), a leading global payouts provider to millions of independent workers, today announced that Lisa Shields, Hyperwallet’s founder, was selected as a finalist for the Pacific region of Canada EY’s prestigious Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program.

The Canadian Entrepreneur Of The Year program is in its 22nd year of recognizing, celebrating, and telling the inspiring stories of the country’s most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business and at different stages of their entrepreneurial journey. Shields was chosen as a finalist based on her vision, leadership, innovation, financial success, personal integrity, and community involvement.

“The best part about participating in this program is meeting fellow nominees,” said Shields. “It is inspiring to see the diversity of business models that have flourished throughout the region. I am extremely flattered and really appreciative to be chosen as a finalist on behalf of Hyperwallet.” Shields added, “As a high-growth technology business, our success is reflective of the dedication and talent of our employees, and the 15 years of entrepreneurial guidance and encouragement from mentors in the community.”

All finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program were chosen by an independent panel of judges. The Pacific region winner will be announced at a gala on September 24, 2015. Regional winners will then compete with winners from four other regions to become Canada’s EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.