James B. Hart, President of Arriba Corporation of Norfolk, Va. has been selected the 2006 Minority Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Richmond District Office.
SBA Richmond District Director Ronald Bew presented the award to Hart on October 12 at the SBA’s MEDWeek luncheon held in conjunction with the National Association of Government Contractor’s (NACGBE) 2006 Industry Day at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center in Hampton, Va. MED Week is a national celebration recognizing contributions of minority business to the nation’s economy.
“Jim Hart is an excellent example of someone who has pursued the American dream through entrepreneurship,” said Ron Bew, District director of the Richmond office. “The success of
Arriba Corporation demonstrates what happens when strategy, hard work, and commitment come together.”
Hart, a Hispanic American and service-disabled veteran, started Arriba Corporation... Read More