Chamber announces finalists for 2017 Small Business of the Year Awards

Yesterday, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists 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 finalists for the four company awards and the Outstanding Leader award include:


Outstanding Leader

Vincent Cassidy, Majesty Title Services, LLC

Topher Morrison, Key Person of Influence

Kim O’Brien, AccountAbility Staffing


Hannah’s Shoebox

Sharpline Investigations, LLC

Stravino Penrod Search Partners

Tomlin St. Cyr Real Estate Services

VetCor LLC

5-20 Employees

Bella Prana Yoga and Meditation

C&K Architects/Interiors Inc.

Loupin Construction

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA

StillPoint Capital LLC

21-50 Employees

Coppertail Brewing Co.

Davis Industrial

Dobler Consulting Services

Haneke Design


51-250 Employees

Boring Business Systems, Inc.

Health Insurance Innovations

IT Authorities

NewSouth Window Solutions

Tampa Fitness Partners/Orangetheory Fitness




The winners will be announced at the event on September 8.  For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit

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