SCORE Chapter of the Year
Jim Lewis, Chair
SCORE Chapter 120
SBDC of the Year
Russell Wyrick, Director
Best Southwest SBDC
Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
Honor Courage Committment (HCC)
Women in Business Champion of the Year
Cathy W. Dougherty
Doughtery Sprague Environmental, Inc.
Financial Services Champion of the Year
James C. Kahler
First United Bank
Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
(Also Regional Winner)
Consumer & Market Insights
Family-Owned Business of the Year
Bobbie & Robbie Shoults
Bear Creek Smokehouse
8(a) Graduate of the Year
Alvaro Nunez, Jr.
Benco Construction Services
Small Business Exporter of the Year
Dr. Kevi Le & Tom Le
Luraco Technologies, Inc.
Small Business Person of the Year
John R. Ahearn
Overhead Door Company
We provide each client with the appropriate level of assistance to meet his or her business needs. Many professionals and agencies work with the North Texas Small Business Development Centers to provide specialized business advising for our clients.
Each center has a director, staff members, volunteers and part-time personnel. Qualified individuals recruited from professional and trade associations, the legal and banking community, academia, chambers of commerce and the Service Corps Of Retired Executives (SCORE) are among those who donate their services.
Knowledgeable business advisors are assigned to address a wide range of business concerns:
Clients should schedule appointments with a business advisor at the appropriate center: See our map to find the center serving your county.