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The 2014 Small Business Awards Winners
The U.S. Small Business Administration congratulates the following recipients:

Arlington Chamber Small Business of the Year


SBDC of the Year
Best Southwest SBDC
Loletha Moore, Acting Director


SCORE Chapter of the Year
Fort Worth SCORE Chapter 120
Mike Reid, Chair


Region VI Prime Contractor of the Year
David Shutler
Utility Systems Solutions, Inc.


FOR-PROFIT COMPANIES


Galactic Performance Solutions
Daniel Mohore


Southern Flair Photography
Dwayne Lee


NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION


Dental Health Arlington
Nancy Minion Blinn


VETERAN-OWNED COMPANY


iKids Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Randy Hamilton


U.S. Small Business Administration Awards


Minority Small Business

Francine D. Hawkins-Alegeh
F.D. Hawkins Painting & Remodeling


Woman in Business
Rebecca Ann Hicks
Hicks Law Group


Financial Services
Jimmy Bennett
Jimmy Ray Bennett, CPA
Arlington City Council


Veteran Small Business
Jim Reid
Momentum Texas, Inc.


Home-based Business
Gregory Jackman Sakwa
Greycon, Inc. DBA Grey Construction


Entrepreneural Success of the Year
Evan Shelan
eZforex.com


Family-owned Business of the Year
Marvin Groves, Jr.
Marvin Groves Electric, Inc.


Young Entrepreneur of the Year
John Lee Stoiloff
Stoiloff Insurance Company


Small Business Exporter of the Year
Gregg Cobb
Precise Energy Products, Inc.


Small Business Person of the Year
Nick Pencis
Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ, Inc.

 



What is the NTSBDC

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is currently the largest management assistance program serving the business sector in the United States. Implementation of the program, upon completion of the annual Cooperative Agreement, rests within each SBDC State or Region Director and the sponsoring organization.

An SBDC conducts research, counsels and trains business people in managing, financing and operating small businesses, providing comprehensive information services and access to experts in a variety of fields.  Each SBDC encourages unique local efforts to meet small business needs in its area. SBDCs develop and maintain partnerships among community organizations and agencies: local, state and federal, to provide a focal point for broad networks of public and private resources at the community level. SBDC partnership programs and activities have contributed significantly to economic growth in each state.

It is the philosophical approach of the SBDC to guide and train the client in the areas of assistance required, rather than doing the work for them.  Any present or prospective business owner is eligible for SBDC management and technical advising at no charge.

SBDC Objectives:

  • Provide information to the entrepreneur related to starting a small business.
  • Provide free in-depth business advising, quality assistance to small businesses in all areas that promote growth, expansion, innovation, increased productivity and management involvement.
  • Link resources of federal, state and local governments with those of colleges, universities and the private sector to meet the needs of the small business community.
  • Advocate small business interests.
  • Contribute to the economic growth of the community serviced and create a broad based delivery system.

The North Texas Small Business Development Center (NTSBDC) network serves the needs of established and startup small businesses in northeast and north central Texas. It is a partnership program between the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Dallas County Community College District. The regional office is located in the Bill J. Priest Institute of El Centro Community College, just south of downtown Dallas.

Our Vision
To be the recognized leader for small business assistance in the North Texas region.


Our Mission
The NTSBDC promotes small business success by providing management education. We assist small businesses in creating jobs and economic growth by utilizing the elements of quality business advising and training, community involvement and the leveraging of resources.


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