Wendy Romeu Receives 2019 SBA Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s ‘National Small Business Week Awards’ for the state of Florida were held on Tuesday, May 21st at the Citrus Club in Orlando.  Each year, the SBA recognizes the impact of outstanding small business owners, entrepreneurs, and members of the community from all 50 states.  This year, Wendy was awarded the ‘Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year’ award for the state of Florida and the South Florida District.  We are so proud of our CEO for this amazing accomplishment.

 

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