Wendy Romeu is the SBA’s 2019 ‘Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year’

The Florida District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced its 2019 winners for the “Florida Small Business Week Awards” on March 20th.  Alluvionic’s President & CEO, Wendy Romeu, was awarded the ‘Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year Award’ for both the South Florida District and the State of Florida.  We are so proud of Wendy for this amazing achievement.

Alluvionic was not the only Brevard County winner.  WeVENTURE, from the Florida Institute of Technology, was awarded the ‘Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award’ for Region IV, the South Florida District, and the State of Florida.  The awards will be presented at various ceremonies throughout the district.

More about the U.S. Small Business Administration:

The U.S. Small Business Administration is an organization supported by the Federal Government.  The organization helps small businesses by providing resources and being their only voice.  Their goal is to make the American dream of owning your own business a reality.  The SBA encourages entrepreneurs and small business owners by helping them to get started and grow their businesses, as well as recover from disasters.  The Small Business Administration has field offices all over the country, and partners with public and private organizations.  To learn more, visit their website at www.sba.gov.

See the entire list of the winners below:

Small Business Person of the Year (South Florida District)
Jonathan Brinkman, owner of BlackSky Technologies – Homestead, Florida

Exporter of the Year (State of Florida and South Florida District)
Gloria Martinez, owner of Neo Brandband, Inc. – Doral, Florida

Women’s Business Center of Excellence (Region IV, State of Florida and South Florida District)
weVENTURE at Florida Institute of Technology – Melbourne, Florida

Minority-Owned Small Business Person of the Year (South Florida District)

Timothy Dunlap, director of Cepod – Miami Beach, Florida

Community Partner of the Year (State of Florida and South Florida District)
Accion East – Miami, Florida

Small Business Advocate of the Year (State of Florida and South Florida District)
Samuel Blatt – City of North Miami, Florida

Young Entrepreneur Small Business Person of the Year (State of Florida and South Florida District)
Mari Angeles Rubio, owner of Casa Gioiai – Miami, Florida

Veteran-Owned Small Business Person of the Year (South Florida District)
Hayes Fountain, chief executive officer, and Donald Williams, chief operating officer of Widescope Consulting and Contracting Services – Largo, Florida

Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year (State of Florida and South Florida District)
Wendy Romeu, founder and owner of Alluvionic – Melbourne, Florida