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Administrator Guzman Pays Tribute to Small State Enterprises in

Washington, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzmanhead of the US Small Business Administration (SBA) and spokesperson for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s cabinet, announced the winners of the 2022 Small Business Persons of the Year from each of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The winners will be officially recognized on May 5 at the National Small Business Week (NSBW) Virtual Summit Awards Ceremony, May 2-5. This year’s NSBW theme, “Building a better America through entrepreneurshiphighlights the resilience, ingenuity and creativity of these winners who, like millions of small businesses, have met the challenges of the pandemic and contributed to our country’s economic recovery.

“I am thrilled to recognize our National Small Business Week winners from across the country who have come together to build their businesses, create jobs and fuel a historic recovery over the past year, Administrator Guzman said. “Entrepreneurs are first and foremost innovators and creators, providing the products and services we depend on and making our neighborhoods, towns and cities more vibrant places to live and work. They give everything to achieve their American dream of business ownership and, in doing so, advance the American economy and global competitiveness. Our 2022 honorees represent the vibrancy and resilience of our country’s 32.5 million small businesses, and I look forward to celebrating these small business giants and the positive impact they’ve had on lives and livelihoods. livelihood of communities across America.

National Small Business Week will be observed May 1-7, 2022. It will celebrate our small businesses, provide essential resources, and recognize SBA partners for their support in providing startups and small business owners with advice and guidance. , skills development, disaster preparedness and recovery. , as well as access to capital, government contracts, and market opportunities to start, grow, and grow resilient businesses.

About National Small Business Week

For more than 60 years, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the vital contributions of American entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of three new jobs in the United States each year. As part of National Small Business Week, the US Small Business Administration is taking the opportunity to recognize the impact of exceptional entrepreneurs, small business owners and others in all 50 US states and territories. Every day, they work to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, spur innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness.

To register for National Small Business Week and for more information about the event, visit www.sba.gov/NSBW.

Co-Sponsorship Authorization # 22-1-C. SBA’s participation in this co-sponsored activity does not constitute an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any co-sponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs and services are offered to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

2022 State and Territory Small Business of the Year

Alabama
Roland G. Brown
Brown Precision Inc.
Huntsville, AL
Arizona
Tracey Latham
Latham Industries, LLC
Phoenix, Arizona
Arkansas
Jaim Krutz
Big Cuppa, LLC
Morrilton, AR
California
Hernán Luis y Prado
VetPowered, LLC
San Diego, California
Colorado
Dr. Jen Questen
Aspen Park Veterinary Hospital
Conference, CO
Connecticut
Viron Rondos
Viron Rondo Osteria
Cheshire, Connecticut
Delaware
Lisa M. St. Clair
Tailbangers Inc.
Millsboro, DE
District of Colombia
Eduardo F. Ortiz
Ashleigh Tara Nicole Axios
Coforma, LLC
washington d.c.
Florida
Dennis Chan
Blue Bamboo Canton Bistro & Bar
Jacksonville, Florida
Georgia
Ardina T. Pierre
Nature’s Own Herb Shop, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia
Hawaii
Scott E. Loomer
Truss Systems Hawaii Inc.
Puunene, HI
Idaho
Marcella Medor
MarCom, LLC
Idaho Falls, ID
Illinois
Chris Ginder
Mary Ginder
The Spice of Life from Gindo, LLC
St. Charles, IL
Indiana
Donte Lamar Wilburn
Premier Unlimited, LLC
Lafayette, IN
Iowa
Kimberly Baeth
Golden Openings, Inc.
Urbandale, Iowa
Kansas
Daniel J. Smoots
Janeice E. Smoots
Meat Fanestil
Emporia, KS
Kentucky
Alejandro Ramirez
Universal Spartan, LLC
Vine Grove, Kentucky
Louisiana
Craig A. Stevens
Genesis 360 LLC
Baton Rouge, LA
Maine
Tyler A. Frank
Garbage in the garden
Portland, ME
Maryland
Tarandeep Singh Bawa
ITegrity, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD
Massachusetts
Gregory Acera
Fireking Bakery Company
Braintree, MA
Michigan
Tarolyn earrings
Onyx Enterprises, Inc.
Detroit, Michigan
Minnesota
Kristen Marie Denzer
Tierra Encantada
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mississippi
Lesia Daniel Hollingshead
William Walter Daniel Jr.
Funtime Afterschool by Clinton, Inc.
Clinton, MS
Missouri
Jennifer Garret Hart
Hartline Construction, LLC
Kansas City, Missouri
Montana
Natalie R. Van Dusen
Danielle J. Newell
Treeline Coffee Roasters
Bozeman, Montana
Nebraska
Taylor Korensky
Jade Jensen
Spencer Robinson
Appsky
Omaha, NE
Nevada
Andrea Vigil
Allegiant Electric LLC
Las Vegas, Nevada
New Hampshire
Sara B. Nadeau
Carriage Hill Assisted Living
Madbury, NH
New Jersey
Beverly Zacherio
Senior Solutions for Jersey Shore LLC
Pleasant Point, New York
New Mexico
Joy Colucci
Metis Technology Solutions, Inc.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
new York
Steven Olschewski
Clubhouse Fun Center
Rochester, NY
North Carolina
Kristen M. Hess, AIA
H.H. Architecture
1100 Dresser Court
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Dakota
Sylvia Lunsky
Direction de la conception inc.
Fargo, North Dakota
Ohio
Laura Licursi
Elite Virtual Assistants
Strongville, Ohio
Oklahoma
John Adam Oglesbee
Warfeather, LLC
Coweta, okay
Oregon
Kevin and Angie Shaw
Brightways Consulting Group, LLC
Redmond, OR
Pennsylvania
John Martincic
Forest Scientific Society
Tionesta, Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands
Carlos Cosme Marrero
JK Logistics Transport Inc.
Toa Baja, PR
Rhode Island
Byron Sheldon Delmonico
The Room of Riddles, LLC
North Scituate, RI
Caroline from the south
Ann Son
Holy City Linen Services
North Charleston, South Carolina
South Dakota
Karla Deann Santi
Blend Interactive, Inc.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Tennessee
Robert Scott Underwood
Maxwell Industries, LLC
Athens, Tennessee
Texas
Denise Navarre
Logical Innovations, Inc.
Houston, TX
Utah
Lucy Cardenas
Bill Coker
red iguana
Salt Lake City, UT
Vermont
Vicky Allard
Joe Hanglin
Blake Hill retains
Windsor, Vermont
Virginia
Prophet Jeri Dee
Intelletechs, Inc.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Washington
Efrem Fessaha
Boon Boona Cafe
Seattle, WA
West Virginia
Jill Rae Scarbro
Bright Futures Learning Services
Winfield, West Virginia
Wisconsin
David Heide
Liliana’s Restaurant
Fitchburg, Wis.
Wyoming
Lena Dirk
The Aspen House Restaurant
Rawlins, Wyoming

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About the United States Small Business Administration

The United States Small Business Administration helps fuel the American dream of business ownership. As the single, go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA gives entrepreneurs and small business owners the resources and support they need to start, grow, or grow their business, or recover from a declared crisis. disaster. It provides services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.