Chamber announces semifinalists for 2012 Small Business of the Year Awards

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the semifinalists for the 2012 Small Business of the Year Awards to be held on Friday, September 28 at the Tampa Convention Center, presented by Sam’s Club. These awards highlight the impact of small business on the community and celebrate the achievements of the best of the best in Tampa Bay.

Small business awards will be presented in three categories based on the number of employees. Companies are evaluated on operational management, community involvement and ethical business practices. An award will also be presented to the Outstanding Small Business Leader of the Year. The semifinalists for these four awards include:


5-20 Employees

Adcock Financial Group

Geyen Group South, Inc.


NorthStar Bank

Prime Group Insurance Services, Inc.

Rigatoni Tuscan Oven and Catering

Sun City Center Funeral Home

The Omnia Group

VoltAir Consulting Engineers, LLC

WestChase Veterinary Center


21-50 Employees:

Catering by the Family, Inc.

First Class Moving Systems, Inc.

LearnSmart, LLC

Pegasus TransTech

The Staffing Resource Group


51-250 Employees:

GLE Associates, Inc.

Hunter Warfield

Paradise, Inc.

TechHealth, Inc.

The Fountain Group

Turning Point of Tampa

Visual Awareness Technologies & Consultants, Inc.

Williams Schifino Mangione & Steady, P.A.


Outstanding Leader Finalists:

Jamie Harden, Creative Sign Designs

Valerie Harwell, The Omnia Group

Kevin Hourigan, Bayshore Solutions

The winners will be announced at the event on September 28.  For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit

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