Honorees span a variety of industries to include manufacturing, retailing, professional services, construction and food, in addition to utility, business and community organizations. The following individuals, businesses and organizations will be honored as recipients in the awards program:
California Small Business Person of the Year
All Industrial Tool Supply is distributor of metalworking tools and machine shop supplies for home hobbyists, machinists, and manufacturers.
Jeff Perry, President, All Industrial Tool Supply; Huntington Beach
District Small Business Person of the Year Finalist
OCS Construction Services is a full-service general contractor with specialized experience in vertical and horizontal construction!
(Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties) – Mark Anthony Vaca, Sr., President, OCS Construction Services, Inc.; Riverside
SBIR/ STTR Award
Exquadrum has extensive experience in the commercial and defense aerospace communities serving private corporations with innovative service offerings.
Eric Schmidt, President and Kevin Mahaffy, CEO, Exquadrum, Inc.; Adelanto
Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Through their expert services, Leaf Communication builds the necessary infrastructure to keep businesses and individuals connected.
Frederick Daniel Leaf, President/ CEO, Leaf Communications Consulting LLC; San Clemente
Women Owned Small Business of the Year
A-Tech Consulting is a premier, full service, environmental consulting firm serving areas across California, Nevada and Arizona.
TechNiGlove is a distinguished leader in design, manufacturing, and marketing of disposable gloves for contamination-controlled work environments.
Janine Gass, CEO and Darcy Thomas-Maskrey,VP of Operations; Techniglove International, Inc.; Riverside
Small Business Champions
SCORE Mentor of the Year
Small business advocate focuses on growing the business community and being a good steward for entrepreneurs.
Debbie Molino, SCORE-Orange County Chapter
Community Excellence City Award
Anaheim is Southern California’s prime location for new businesses and development projects!
Jessica Gonzales, City of Anaheim Economic Development Team; Anaheim
Community Excellence Chamber Award
Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce strives to promote and advance the economic vitality of greater Irvine by representing over 800 businesses within the area!
Bryan Starr, President/CEO, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce; Irvine
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