SBA Seeks Nominations for Veteran-Owned Business Achievement Award

Advisory Date: Friday, January 3, 2014
Release Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Release Number: 14-19
Contact: Rachael Stanton 315-471-9393 ext. 244

SYRACUSE- Do you know of an exemplary veteran entrepreneur? The Syracuse district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration requests nominations for the Veteran-Owned Achievement (VOBA) Award to recognize the entrepreneurial success of a local business owner who has served our country.

The nominee must be a 51 percent small business owner with military service, in business for at least two years, a resident of the United States, and meet one or more of the following criteria: staying power; growth in employees or sales; current and past financial performance; innovativeness of service or product; response to adversity; and contributions to community-oriented projects.

The winner will be presented with the award at the 2014 Operation: Start Up & Grow veterans’ business conference at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Nomination packages must be postmarked by January 31, 2014 and sent to: Jonathan Kilcourse, U.S. Small Business Administration, 224 Harrison Street, 5th Floor, Syracuse, NY, 13202. Please contact Jonathan Kilcourse for nomination forms at 315-471-9393 ext. 226 or

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