On June 13, Shelburne business owner Mary Griswold of Shelburne Shipyard will be celebrated as Woman-Owned SBA of the Year, along with many other local businesses at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. Both the Vermont Business Magazine and U.S. Small Business Administration will recognize the following additional 2013 Vermont SBA Award Winners:
Small Business Person of the Year Pete Johnson of Pete’s Greens, Craftsbury.
Exporter of the Year
Douglas Klein of Eastwind Diamond Abrasives, Windsor.
Family-Owned Small Business Bob Nelson of Nelson’s Ace Hardware, Barre.
Vermont Micro-Enterprise Michael Patch of Patch’s Green Clean, LLC, Burlington.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year Ben Werlin, Jeff Santoro, and Brandon Werllin of Music Store Live, South Burlington.
Lifetime Achievement Award Lenae Quillen-Blume, Vermont Small Business Development Center Director, Randolph.