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2016 San Antonio District Small Business Week Awardees

Release Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Release Number: 
Nina Ramon | 210-403-5920

SAN ANTONIO – The U.S. Small Business Administration, San Antonio District Office and the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will be celebrating the Small Business Week during an award luncheon at the Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade on May 6.

This year’s 2016 District Small Business Person of the Year is Barbara Allen, owner of Mediators of Texas, located in Round Rock Texas.

To learn about the SBA’s National Small Business Week visit,



Barbara Allen

Anthony Ruiz, San Antonio District Director, presents Barbara Allen with the 2016 San Antonio District Small Business Person of the Year award.


SADO Awardees

2016 Small Business Week awardees

(Group Photo L:R) Mark Gallyoun, UTSA Institute for Economic Development Award; Janie Caballero, SBDC State Star Advisor Award; Eddie Cruz, Minority Business Champion; Bob Paino, SCORE Mentor; Anthony Ruiz, SADO District Director; Brad Napp, Small Business Advocate Office of the Governor; Carter Crews, SCORE Mentor; Amy Joseph [Capital CDC], 504 Certified Development Award; Kevin Kline, 8(a) Graduate of the Year; Alma Brown, Financial Service Champion; Barbara Allen, Small Business Person of the Year; Annie Turner [Wells Fargo], 7(a) Lender Award; and Jason Snider, Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Not pictured: Isa Fernandez, Women in Business Champion.



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