Earlier this week, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2017 Small Business of the Year Awards, presented by BB&T & Frazier & Deeter CPAs and Advisors to be held on Friday, September 8 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. 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, with a fourth category specifically for startup companies. Companies are evaluated on operational management, community involvement and ethical business practices. The semifinalists for the four company awards and finalists for the Outstanding Leader award include:
Clearly Agile, Inc.
Electus Global Education Co., Inc.
Mini Doughnut Factory
Sharpline Investigations, LLC
Stravino Penrod Search Partners
Tampa Music School
The Marketing Posse
Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate Services
Bella Prana Yoga and Meditation
C&K Architects/Interiors, Inc.
Geyen Group South Inc.
Key Person of Influence
Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA
StillPoint Capital LLC
Coppertail Brewing Co.
Dobler Consulting Services
Boring Business Systems, Inc.
College Hunks Hauling Junk
Health Insurance Innovations
Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice
NewSouth Window Solutions
Quiet Professionals, LLC
Tampa Fitness Partners/Orangetheory Fitness
Outstanding Leader Finalists:
Vincent J. Cassidy, Majesty Title Services, LLC
Topher Morrison, Key Person of Influence
Kim O’Brien, AccountAbility Staffing
The winners will be announced at the event on September 8. For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit www.tampachamber.com.