SBA Small Business Week Award Information

2018 WV Small Business WeekAward Winners
 

Region III Winners

Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
Arria Hines - Allegheny Science & Technology Corporation
Bridgeport, WV
Nominated by: Lani MacRae, DOE

Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
Jayachandra (Jay) Reddy - NextGen Federal Systems, LLC
Morgantown, WV
Nominated by: Carl Wooden, Raytheon Company

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Paul Diserio - American Muscle Docks & Fabrication, LLC  
Wellsburg, WV
Nominated by: Sharon Stratton, SBDC

District Winners

Small Business Person of the Year           
Douglas Tate - Alpha Technologies, Inc.  
Hurricane, WV
Nominated by: Terry Cyfers, SBDC

Small Business Exporter of the Year (Region III Winner)
Paul Diserio - American Muscle Docks & Fabrication, LLC  
Wellsburg, WV
Nominated by: Sharon Stratton, SBDC

Family-Owned Small Business of the Year            
Cason & Bill Edwards - RKE Corporation  
St. Marys, WV
Nominated by: Jody Murphy, Pleasants Area COC & Marsa Myers, SBDC

Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year        
Michael Paul McKechnie - Mountain View Solar   
Berkeley Springs, WV
Nominated by: Mary Hott, SBDC

Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year         
Kimberly Baker - River and Rail Bakery     
Huntington, WV
Nominated by: Amber Wilson, SBDC

Encore Entrepreneur of the Year              
Crista & Roger Johnson - Screech Owl Brewing     
Bruceton Mills, WV
Nominated by: Lindsey Teets, SBDC

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Aaron Harris - Aaron Harris Auction Services         
Volga, WV
Nominated by: Susannah Higgins, SBDC

WV Small Business Champion of the Year            
Christy Laxton - Wyoming County Economic Development Authority           
Pineville, WV
Nominated by: Harold Patterson, SBDC