Jump to Main Content
USA flagAn Official Website of the United States Government

Small Business Award Winners for 2015

Small Business Person of the Year
Heidi V. Neal
Loyal Biscuit Co.
442 Main St., Rockland
Nominated by David Hill, Small Business Development Center

 

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Kate McAleer
Bixby & Co., LLC
1 Sea Street Place, Rockland
Nominated by Ruth Cash-Smith, Women's Business Center

 

Veteran Owned Business of the Year
Carl (C.B.) Smith
Virtual Managed Solutions, LLC
52 Sweden St., Caribou
Nominated by Mary Dahlgren, Northern Maine Development Commission

 

Woman Owned Business of the Year
Deborah Gustin
Pie Nana Inc. d/b/a Irish Setter Pub
710 Main St., Presque Isle
Nominated by Craig Staples, Presque Isle branch of Katahdin Trust

 

Home Based Business of the Year
Paula and Stephen Farrar
Done Roving Yarns
20 Charlotte Rd., Charlotte
Nominated by Ruth Cash-Smith, Women's Business Center

 

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Thomas Adams
Maine Coast Shellfish, LLC
15 Hannaford Dr., Unit 2, York
Nominated by Laura Huddy, Bangor Savings Bank

 

Micro-Enterprise of the Year
Evan Carroll and Sasha Salzberg
BILD Architecture, LLC
553 Congress St., Portland
Nominated by June Usher, Bangor Savings Bank

 

Financial Services Champion
Jaimie Logan
Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Nominated by Brian Whitney, Maine Technology Institute