Maryland Small Business Week Award Winners 2016

The 2016 SBA Maryland Small Business Week Award Winners are helping to shape their communities and the state of Maryland. We recognize them for their outstanding achievements and encourage you to "Dream Big and Start Small."

Small Businesss Person of the Year

Patrick Munis, New Wave Telecom & Technologies

Accountant Advocate of the Year

Macushla Wiedorn, Common Sense Income Tax Preparation

Attorney Advocate of the Year

Daniel Downer, Jr., Attorney at Law

District Director's Unsung Hero Award

Robert Wallace, BITH Group Technologies

Entrepreneurial Success Award

Tori Paide and Marla Peoples, The Still Point Wellness Spas

Small Business Exporter of the Year

Mark Rice, Maritime Applied Physics Corporation

Family Owned Small Business of the Year

Joanie Gerber, Bikle Manufacturing

Financial Services Champion of the Year

Maurice Adams, Maryland Capital Enterprises

Home Based Business Champion of the Year

Laura Wiegman, Laura's Eyes Photography

Insurance Advocate of the Year

Jerrie Bey-Taylor, Lion Heart Public Adjustment

Minority Small Business Advocate of the Year

Celester Hall, Maryland Department of Commerce

Rising Star Student Entrepreneur Award

Jvon Gholston and Michael Heier, Power to the PCB

Women in Business Champion of the Year

Diane Montier, Bruster's Real Ice Cream

Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year

Alexander Fakeri, Mojo Web Solutions

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Nick Gregori and Paul Rineholt, Dorchester Decoy Rentals

Leaders of the 2016 Chamber Challenge

Most Votes

Pikesville Chamber

2nd Most Votes

Greater Ocean City Chamber

3rd Most Votes

Reisterstown Owings Mills Glyndon Chamber


Our Gracious Contributors for 2016

Small Business Supporter Contributor

Small Business Media Contributor

Friends of Small Business Contributor

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