Seven StreetWise 'MBA' alumni earned their state's 2017 Small Business Person of the Year award for their strong leadership and community impact. These StreetWise 'MBA' alumni are among 54 small businesses awarded honors by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a part of National Small Business Week.
National Small Business Week, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, takes place starting on April 30th with an awards ceremony in Washington DC and continues until May 6th. The awards ceremony will feature a variety of national award winners, chosen from the 54 states' and territories' Small Business Person of the Year awards that have already been announced.
Below is a list of StreetWise 'MBA' alumni who have been named 2017 Small Business Persons of the Year:
- Victoria A. Washington, Arkansas
- Dr. Eva D. Littman, Nevada
- Mario Burgos and David Burgos, New Mexico
- Pamela Newman, New York
- Eric Mauch and Carla Dean Schwartzenberger, North Dakota
- Deborah Paris, Texas
- Robert W. Dozier Jr., Washington, D.C.
"RWD, a small business that provides facilities, logistics, administrative, and IT solutions to Federal, public, and private clients, increased our 2016 revenue by 46% from the previous year, and ended with more than 80 employees," said Robert W. Dozier Jr., CEO of RWD Consulting in Washington.
To celebrate Small Business Week, there will be events around the country hosted by the Small Business Administration. Each state will present more specific awards as well, which StreetWise 'MBA' alumni are also in the running for!
See coverage of the events for National Small Business Week HERE!