Nominated by: Susannah Higgins, WV Small Business Development Center
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s West Virginia District Director, Karen Friel is excited to announce Francisco Guerrero, Owner of El Rey Mexican Restaurant, as the SBA West Virginia 2016 Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year. Guerrero was nominated for the award by Susannah Higgins, Business Coach for the West Virginia Small Business Development Center.
Guerrero opened the restaurant in 2010 and prides his business in offering authentic Mexican food with outstanding customer service. He moved to Los Angeles about 22 years ago from Mexico. While in Mexico he was a leather craftsman by trade. He found an opportunity to work in the restaurant business and moved to north central WV 13 years ago. He was successful in making his dream to own a business a reality.
“The best part of owning a small business is the friends I get to make along the way,” states Guerrero.
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