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SBA Connecticut Announces Small Business Person of the Year - Janesky

Release Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012
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Advisory Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012
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Moraima Gutierrez


President of Seymour-based Connecticut Basement Systems is

SBA’s Small Business Person of the Year Award Winner



HARTFORD – Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced its annual Small Business Week 2012 award winners.  Lawrence Janesky, president and CEO of Connecticut Basement Systems has been selected to receive the prestigious Connecticut Small Business Person of the Year award, the top SBA award in the state.


“Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and recognizing those who work so hard to succeed and create new jobs is truly an honor,” said Bernard M. Sweeney, SBA District Director for Connecticut.  “It is a particular privilege to present this award to Lawrence Janesky, who has demonstrated an impressive record of achievement as owner of Connecticut Basement Systems. 


Janesky formed Connecticut Basement Systems, in 1987 and completely re-vamped the average homeowner’s view of contractors through new, reliable products and exceptional customer service.  The company provides service to the entire state of Connecticut as well as Westchester County, New York and is the largest basement waterproofing company in the country.   He currently has 113 employees and continues to grow strong nationally.


Janesky will be honored at an SBA breakfast celebration on June 5, 2012 at the Heritage Hotel in Southbury, CT.


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953, and assists our nation’s small businesses in creating jobs, preserving free competitive enterprise, and strengthening the overall economy of our nation.  With an ongoing commitment to provide access to capital, government contracting opportunities and technical assistance to our small businesses, the SBA currently has a small business loan portfolio of $107 billion working to facilitate the success of our nation’s entrepreneurs.




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