RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - The Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) at Cal State San Bernardino has announced the finalists for the 2009 Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards. Marty Kaufman, president of Accent Computer Solutions, is among the list of finalists.

The Spirit of the Entrepreneur Awards program was founded in 2003 to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of the Inland Empire's top entrepreneurial business leaders. "This year's group of finalists is very impressive," said Mike Stull, director of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship. "The Inland Empire region continues to be a hotbed for entrepreneurial activity, and our upcoming awards program recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit that each of the finalists exhibit through the businesses they've created and grown."

The entrepreneurs selected represent the "best of the best" in terms of overcoming obstacles, believing in their dreams, taking risks, and persisting in the face of long odds. They embody a spirit -- the Spirit of Entrepreneurship -- that is the hallmark of this great country. The award recipients will be announced at the November 18 black-tie gala at the Riverside Convention Center.

About Accent Computer Solutions

Founded in 1987, Accent Computer Solutions, Inc. (www.teamaccent.com) is a leading business technology solution provider serving a wide spectrum of businesses and organizations. Accent caters to the needs of small businesses to medium sized, multi-office, multi-location enterprises.

Accent's focus is on reducing the cost and the risk of Information Technology by providing proactive, managed IT services, IT outsourcing, network services, business telephone/VoIP, new building and remodel cabling, and wireless solutions. Accent is located in Rancho Cucamonga and Riverside, and has been ranked #1 by The Business Press in its 2007 and 2008 Book of Lists.

Contact Information: Contact Info: Courtney Kaufman 8438 Red Oak Street Rancho Cucamonga, Ca 91730 (909) 481-4368 Office (909) 481-4376 Fax