Toowoomba man Luke Terry is in the running to be named Queensland's Local Hero.
Mr Terry is one of the four people in the state nominated for the award.
Terry is the CEO and founder of Vanguard Laundry Services, a $6 million commercial laundry that provides jobs to for people living with a mental illness.
Luke’s long term plan is to provide 1000 job opportunities for some of the most disadvantaged people in our community.
He says he is extremely humbled to be nominated for the award.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday.