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SBA Celebrates National Small Business Week in the Capital Region on May 2nd

Release Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Release Number: 
Rachael A. Stanton 315-471-9393 ext. 244

ALBANY, N.Y. – Sixteen small businesses from a variety of industries, from fitness training to manufacturing, will be recognized during National Small Business Week at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 19th Annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Albany on Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:30 AM. Small businesses are selected for the Excellence Awards based on their company’s longevity, innovation, sales growth, increased employment, ability to overcome adversity or community contributions.

SBA, the New York Business Development Corporation, area lenders and economic developers will recognize these successful businesses at a luncheon and awards ceremony. The event will be emceed by WNYT anchor Jim Kambrich and held at The Albany Marriott.

Business owners, bankers and SBA’s Syracuse District Director will be available for interviews before and after the event. A list of the Small Business Excellence winners is attached. If you need information on an individual winner, please contact Rachael Stanton at the SBA Syracuse office at (315) 471-9393, ext. 244.


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6 in Albany County

Business: 3T Fitness, LLC
Owner(s): Trey Jasenski,     
Address: 1982 Central Avenue,  Albany, NY 12205
Nominated by: Berkshire Bank

Business: JNB Specialty Foods
Owner(s): Barry Moore,  Jason Moore  
Address: 60 Lawnridge Avenue,  Albany, NY 12208
Nominated by: NY SBDC Albany

Business: JR Albany, LLC & JR Crossgates, LLC
Owner(s): Lou Chicatelli
Address: 51 South Pearl Street,  Albany, NY 12207
Nominated by: Key Bank NA

Business: Remarkable Liquids, LLC
Owner(s): Maria Brand
Address: PO Box 122, Guilderland Center, NY 12085
Nominated by: NYBDC

Business: The RAD Soap Company
Owner(s): Susan Kerber,  Zak Kerber, Max Kerber  
Address: 8 Wolfert Ave,  Menands, NY 12204
Nominated by: M&T Bank

Business: ThermoAura, Inc.
Owner(s): Rutvik J. Mehta,  Ganpati Ramanath, Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc  
Address: 132 Railroad Ave,  Colonie, NY 12205
Nominated by: Capital Region Chamber of Commerce

1 in Clinton County

Business: D&D Meats
Owner(s): Adrien Dutil,  Sharon Dutil, Shane Dutil  
Address: 8945 Route 22, West Chazy, NY 12992
Nominated by: NY SBDC North Country

1 in Franklin County

Business: Origin Coffee Co.
Owner(s): Jecinda Wilson
Address: 77 Main St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983
Nominated by: Adirondack Economic Development Corp.

1 in Fulton County

Business: SW The Spa
Owner(s): Sherry Wieszchowski,  Mike Wieszchowski  
Address: 23 Fremont Street, Gloversville, NY 12078
Nominated by: NBT Bank

4 in Saratoga County

Business: Delain Law Office, PLLC
Owner(s): Nancy B Delain
Address: 800 New York Rt. 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Nominated by: Women's Business Center of New York State

Business: Family Medicine of Malta
Owner(s): Marc Price, D.O.
Address: 2299 Route 9, Mechanicville, NY 12118
Nominated by: Saratoga National Bank & Trust Company

Business: Kinetic Sports Medicine
Owner(s): Richard Kim
Address: 3 Care Lane, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Nominated by: The Adirondack Trust Company

Business: Name Bubbles, LLC
Owner(s): Michelle L. Brandriss
Address: 33 Science St., Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Nominated by: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

1 in Ulster County

Business: Bread Alone
Owner(s): Dan Leader,  Sharon Burns-Leader  
Address: 2121 Ulster Avenue, Lake Katrine, NY 12449
Nominated by: Kinderhook Bank

1 in Warren County

Business: The Bullpen Tavern
Owner(s): Paul Bricoccoli, Jr.,  Scott Endieveri, David Krogmann, Jr.,  Jason Krogmann
Address: 216 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801
Nominated by: Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company

1 in Washington County

Business: ICC Management and Consulting, Inc. - The Cambridge
Owner(s): George Scala,  Kristen Vanderwarker  
Address: 4 West Main Street, Cambridge, NY 12816
Nominated by: The 504 Company