Chamber announces semifinalists for 2018 Small Business of the Year Awards

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2018 Small Business of the Year Awards, presented by Adcock Financial Group and Warren Averett to be held on Thursday, September 13 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:

Riverside Recovery of Tampa
Tampa Carry
Tampa Laundry Company, LLC
Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate Services
Valhalla Resale, Inc.
Yellowtail Realty Advisors

5-20 Employees
Brannock & Humphries
CBK Catering & Events
My Paper Pusher LLC
Perfect Pets
Schifino Lee
Seventh Avenue Apothecary
Tampa Bay Club Sport
Terra Incognita Ecotours
The Marketing Posse LLC
Water Walker Investments

21-50 Employees
Ayanna Plastics & Engineering, Inc.
Dobler Consulting
Global Safety Management
Rivero, Gordimer & Company, P.A.

51-250 Employees
ARMA Aviation Corporation
Happy Feet Plus
Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice
Lukos, LLC
Quiet Professionals, LLC
Seal Swim School

Outstanding Leader Finalists
Brian Butler, Vistra Communications
Dr. Randy Feldman, DDS, MS,Blue Wave Dental Group
Julia MacGregor, Global Safety Management
Michelle Turman, Catalyst Consulting Services

The winners will be announced at the event on September 13.  For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit

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