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SBA Honors Nation's Top Small Businesses

Winners to be formally recognized in Washington, D.C., May 15-16

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From architecture to bakeries, to consulting firms and woodworking - these are just a few of the businesses that will be recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration this year in Washington, D.C., May 15-16. 

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Small Business Person of the Year winners from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam will gather in Washington during National Small Business Week where one of them will be selected as the 2014 National Small Business Person of the Year. While in Washington the winners will have opportunities to meet with top SBA officials and national business leaders.

The winners were recently notified by SBA Assistant Administrator Fred Baldassaro who stated, "Your hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication to your community have helped you succeed. The SBA is pleased to recognize your achievements and your role in driving our nation's economic growth."

Each year since 1963, the president has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week. SBA recognizes outstanding small business owners for their personal successes and contributions to our nation.

Contact: Terry Sutherland 202-205-6919
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Small Business Person of the Year Winners

Harvey Nix
Proventix Systems, Inc.

Ginna Baldiviez
John Baldiviez
House of Bread, Anchorage

Cynthia Miracle Reed   
President and CEO

John Michael Gueringer                   
Paul Arthur Reesnes                        
Custom Aircraft Cabinets, Inc.        

Ricardo Robles                                
Pablo "Rene" Robles
Vice President/Operations
Jacqueline Robles
Secretary/General Manager
Anita's Mexican Food Corp.

Jan Erickson                                              
Janska  LLC

Max Kothari                                              
Parag Mehta
Express Countertops, Kitchen & Flooring LLC

Marian R. Young                             
Mark A. Lannan  
BrightFields, Inc.

LaKeshia Grant
Virtual Enterprise Architects

Amir A. Varshovi                                      
Green Technologies LLC        

Jusak Yan Bernhard                        
Jeffrey Allen Manley
Vice President

Thomas Shieh, MD                          
Dr. Shieh's Clinic                            

Dave Erdman
President & CEO
PacRim Marketing Group, Inc. &
PR TechLLC   

Gary B. Multanen                                      
Susan A. Multanen                                    
Megan L. Multanen       
General Manager 
Jay M. Multanen
Best Bath Systems, Inc.

Elizabeth Colon                               
Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions LLC

Mike Suth                                        
Hoosier Spring Company, Inc.                                     

Mary Connell                                   
President and CEO                 
Air Control, Inc.                                                  

Alex Harb                                        
Ribbit Computers LLC                    

Tommy Ray Cornett                        
Bleed Blue Tattoo & Piercing, Inc.

Keith A. DuRousseau                      
Keiland Construction  LLC

Alan Spear                                       
MaryAllen Lindeman
Coffee By Design

Stephanie Novak Hau                      
President & CEO
Chesapeake Environmental
Management, Inc.

Valerie Bono                                    
Owner/VP National Sales
Maria Malloy
Owner/VP Finances & HR
Eric Bresciani
Edwin Bresciani
Production Manager
Golden Cannoli

Michael O. Nevins                                     
Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc.                              

Scott H. Warzecha                                     
Netgain Technology, Inc.                                              

Bhupender "Bruce" Ramesh Patel   
President & CEO                    
Fusion Hospitality                                                        

Nilson Goes, Ph.D.                          
Infinite Energy Construction, Inc.             

W. Randall Hafer                             
Janna Sue Hafer
High Plains Architects

Douglas Garwood                                     
Scott Garwood                                 
Vice President/COO               
Garwood Enterprises, Inc.               
Dba Cardinal Farms                                  

Jarrod Lopiccolo                              
Season Lopiccolo                             
Michael Thomas                              
Noble Studios

Chris Licata                                               
Blake's All Natural Foods

Kiran K. Gill                                    
PARS Environmental, Inc.

Michelle (Shelly) Herbst                   
President & CEO
Marron and Associates, Inc.                               

Michael Allen                                   
Z-Axis, Inc.                                                         

Andrew Kratz                                  
Joel Graybeal
Managing Partners
Triangle Rock Club

Dean Atchison                                 
Owner and CEO                     
Spectrum Aeromed                          

Michelle Therese Kerr                      
Oxford Consulting Group

William Larry Mocha                       
APSCO, Inc.                                              

William Charles Taylor                    
Brook Ann Harvey-Taylor

Michael Cherock                              
AE Works

Eniel Torres-Ojeda                                    
Productos La Finca, Inc.                            

Lisa Mattiello                                   
Pranzi Catering & Events

Nancy Porter Ogburn                       
Tomato Palms LLC

Ryan McFarland
Strider Sports International, Inc.

Tracy Solomon                                
President and CEO                 
Tevet LLC

Gregory R. Hudson                          
Genesis Concepts & Consultants     

Sandeep Sharma
President and CEO
Global Consulting International, Inc.

William Cherry                                
Jeffrey Neiblum
Vice President
Switchback Brewing Company

Kevin L. Knight                               
President & CEO
Knight Solutions

Fred Schule                                      
Paul Clark                                        
Vice President
Cobalt Enterprises, Inc.                                      

Kenneth H. Allman II                       
President & CEO
Practice Link Ltd. &
MountainPlex Properties                                    

Thomas Jagemann
Ralph Hardt
Jagemann Stamping Company

Jennifer C. Merrill                                     
Merrill, Inc.  

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