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SBA Small Business Week Award Information

Our nation's small businesses are facing an unprecedented economic disruption due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Due to the pandemic SBA's West Virginia Small Business Week Awards Luncheon has been postponed. Further information will be posted once available. 


2020 West Virginia Small Business Person(s) of the Year

  • Small Business Person of the Year
    Kim Eastman & Brenda Sheldon – Hospitality Cleaning Solutions, LLC
    Hurricane, WV
    Nominated by: Dr. Terry Cyfers, University of Charleston & Doug Spaulding, WV SBDC

2020 West Virginia State District Office Award Winners

  • Small Business Exporter of the Year
    Michael McCown – Industrial Bolting Technologies, Inc.
    Charleston, WV
    Nominated by: Matt Cummings, WV SBDC & Caitlin Lizarraga, WV Development International Trade
  • Rural-Owned Small Business of the Year
    George Omps – The Country Inn
    Berkeley Springs, WV
    Nominated by: Mary Hott, WV SBDC
  • Family-Owned Small Business of the Year
    Andrea, Ted, Jack & Angie Bourdelais – Level 1 Fasteners
    West Huntington, WV
    Nominated by: Mike Friel, RCBI
  • Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year
    Tony Alonso – The Alonso Group, LLC
    Flemington, WV
  • Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year
    Alice Friend – Friends Interpreting Services
    Ranson, WV
  • Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year
    Traci Phillips – Fun Fitness Kids Club, LLC
    Charleston, WV
    Nominated by: Doug Spaulding & William Miller, WV SBDC
  • Young Entrepreneur Small Business of the Year
    Trey Yates – Greenbrier Dairy, LLC
    Meadow Bridge, WV      
    Nominated by: Shannon Mitchell, WV SBDC & Lindsey Teets, The Grant County Bank