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Small Business Week

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:

Small Businesses

Small Business Persons of the Year

  • National leader in the entertainment production and lighting industry; growth has been aided by SBA blank loan

Kristopher Plourde, President, N-Effect/AV; Irvine

Small Business Person of the Year Finalist

  • NPI Services excels in the rapid R & D proto-type contract manufacturing business, has blank using SBA loan programs

Judy Ann Greenspon, Founder/CEO, NPI Services,Inc.; Costa Mesa

8(a) Business Development Graduate of the Year

  • 8(a) Graduate, President, ACCU Construction, Inc.; Santa Ana

Dennis Yum

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Offers various programs to the customer while maximizing grower returns through quality and service.

Brian Gomez, President/CEO, GreenFruits Avocados, LLC; Newport Beach

Women Owned Small Business of the Year

  • A certified woman owned small business that specializes in content-driven software development and computer security.

Laura Webster, President, WebSec Corporation; Murrieta

Micro Business of the Year

  • 75 years of title, escrow and real estate experience.

Randy Fernando, President/CEO, Property IQ National Settlement Services, Inc.; Anaheim

Family-Owned Business of the Year

  • Peabody Engineering's commitment is to provide the most intuitively designed, high-quality products to its customers available anywhere.

Mark Peabody, President/CEO, Peabody Engineering & Supply, Inc.; Corona

Small Business Champions

SCORE Mentor of the Year

  • Small business advocate focuses on growing the business community and being a good steward for entrepreneurs

Gary Smith, SCORE-Orange County Chapter

Community Excellence Award

  • Moreno Valley is Southern California‚Äôs best opportunity for a new business or a development project

Moreno Valley Economic Development Department, City of Moreno Valley

Veteran Small Business Champion

  • Honoree reflects patriotism for the sacrifice of those who have worn the uniform and the importance of small businesses in the U.S. economy

Parish Morris, Founder, Veterans Business Action Committee; Murrieta

Donor Opportunities

Your efforts will help the OCHCEF which provides programs, speakers, mentors, partnerships, resources and scholarship dollars for the Orange County Hispanic Youth Chamber (OCHYCC) and High School Career Clubs.