SBA Honors Those Helping Local Small Business
Last week, The Small Business Administration’s New York district office held an awards ceremony honoring those who help small business as part of 2011 Small Business Week. The winners included:
Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
Earle J. Walker, Regional Alliance for Small Contractors
Women in Business Champion of the Year
Nina L. Kaufman, Esq., Ask the Business Lawyer
Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
William A. Bookstaver, Disabled Veterans Outreach Program, NYS Department of Labor
Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business Champion of the Year
Jeff and Kim Lichtenstein, Gourmet Guru, Inc.
Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Center
Lucille Wesnofske, Lloyd Clarke, Dorothy Harris, Walter Reid, Maria Darrow, Keri Franklin, John Narciso, Anthony Presti, John Steinhoff, Ritu Wackett
Small Business Person of the Year
Raj Thakker, Charter School Business Management, Inc.
Read more about The Small Business Administration at sba.gov.