2018 Small Business Award Winners

Small Business Persons of the Year
Beth Shissler and Don Oakes
Sea Bags, LLC
25 Custom House Wharf, Portland
Nominated by Nancy Strojny, Portland SCORE

 

New England Home Based Business of the Year
Bethany Weisberger
Gneiss Spice
76 Old West Bethel Road, Albany Township
Nominated by Steve Veazey, Oxford Hills SCORE

 

New England Micro-Enterprise of the Year
David Jacobson
David Jacobson Glass
210 Choate Road, Montville
Nominated by David Hill, SBDC

 

Young Entrepreneurs of the Year
Melissa Law, Benjamin Whalen, Jeff Fisher, Abigail Fisher
Bumbleroot Organic Farm
196 Highland Cliff Road, Windham
Nominated by Sarah Guerette, Women's Business Center

 

Veteran Owned Business of the Year
Louis A. Waterhouse
LAW Calibration, LLC
41 Spring Hill Road, Saco
Nominated by Nancy Strojny, Portland SCORE

 

Woman Owned Business of the Year
Heather Chandler
The SunriseGuide
PO Box 163, Westbrook
Nominated by Sarah Guerette, Women's Business Center

 

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Rayland O'Neill and Sasha Long
Arcast, Inc.
264 Main Street, Oxford
Nominated by Jack Lufkin, KeyBank

 

Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year
David Machesney
Pratt Abbott
55 Bradley Drive, Westbrook
Nominated by Catherine Wygant-Fossett, Institute for Family Owned Business

 

Minority Owned Small Business of the Year
Ben Okafor
Eastport Family Pharmacy

34 Middle Street, Eastport
Nominated by Ruth Cash-Smith, Women's Business Center

 

Small Business Manufacturer of the Year
Jennifer Scism and David Koorits
Good To-Go, LLC
484 US Route 1, Kittery
Nominated by Nancy Strojny, Portland SCORE

 

Financial Services Champion
Sandra Stone
Maine Angels
Nominated by Nancy Strojny, Portland SCORE

 

Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award
Josh Nadeau
Northern Maine Development Commission
Nominated by David Spooner, Northern Maine Development Commission