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SBA Awards Indiana Small Business Person of the Year

Release Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Advisory Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Small Business Administration Indiana District Office recognized and awarded this year’s Small Business Person of the Year at an awards luncheon at the Dallara IndyCar Factory in Speedway May 2nd.

“It is my pleasure to announce Michele Meyer, President and CEO of CSCI Consulting as this year’s Indiana SBA Small Business Person of the Year,” SBA Indiana District Director Stacey Poynter said. “Michele started her company 14 years ago with a mission of putting employees first and empowering them to be the cornerstone of her business. ”

CSCI Consulting, headquartered in Indianapolis is a nationally recognized consulting, enterprise IT, and financial management firm serving clients in federal, state, and commercial markets. Owner Michele Meyer says it is an honor to receive an award for her company’s work at the federal level.

“It’s the simple magic,” Meyer says. “I’ve built my company on empowerment and customer service at all levels. We’re a team of associates; there’s no ‘employees’ or ‘staff’, we’re a team that gets the job done for our clients because we believe in what we do and want to make a difference.”

In addition to the SBA Indiana Small Business Person of the Year, SBA Indiana recognized winners in other categories including:

SBA Region V & Indiana 8(a) Graduate of the Year , Mercedes Enrique, President, CMS Corporation, Bargersville

SBA Indiana Exporter of the Year Scott Yaeger, President & CEO, Filtration and Separation Technology International, Inc., La Porte

SBA Region V Prime Contractor of the Year, Krempp Construction, Jasper

SBA Indiana Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award, Central Indiana Women’s Business Center, Indianapolis

SBA Indiana Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award, West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center, Terre Haute

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About the U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start and grow their businesses. It delivers services to people through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit