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Small Business Administration Announces Winners of SBA 2014 Small Business Week Awards

Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Release Number: 
14-05

Helena, MT – The Montana District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration is excited to announce this year’s Small Business Week award winners for Montana: 

Overall Small Business Person of the Year

(with fewer than 11 employees)

Randy & Janna Hafer, High Plains Architects, Billings

 

Small Business Person (with 11-50 employees)

Ted Lovec, American Title & Escrow, Billings

 

Small Business Person (with over 50 employees)

Tiffany Lach, Sola Café and Red Tractor Pizza Company, Bozeman

 

Women-Owned Small Business

Alison Fried, Dragonfly Dry Goods, Great Falls

 

The SBA will also be recognizing the top performing SBA Lenders for FY13, to include:

Top Performing Lender for Number and Dollar Volume of Loans

Glacier Bank – 62 loans for $9,809,700

 

Top Performing Certified Development Company for Number of Loans

Big Sky Economic Development Corporation – 17 loans for $12,380,000

 

Emerging SBA Lender

U.S. Bank - 20 loans for $3,338,800

 

 The small business awards ceremony will be held June 12th in Billings.  The public is welcome to attend and congratulate the 2014 winners and celebrate Montana’s small business community.  Please visit www.sba.gov/mt for more information. 

 

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Related State: 
Montana