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2019 Small Business Award Winners

The Findlay•Hancock County area is proud of its Small Businesses and those that lead them. In recognition of these courageous and inspiring individuals and their companies, the Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce was honored to present the 2019  Small Business Awards at the 56th Annual Small Business Awards luncheon on October 10, 2019 at Winebrenner Auditorium on the campus of the University of Findlay. Under the direction of Dionne Neubauer, Director of the Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, over 200 business professionals were in attendance. Chris Oaks, of WFIN, served as the event emcee.

The following is a list of both small business and community awards that were distributed:

Small Business of the Year

Presented to: HEAPY

Sponsored by: First Federal Bank

 

Small Business Person of the Year

Presented to: Andrew Yates, Yates Management

Sponsored by: University of Findlay

 

Customer Service Champion of the Year

Presented to: Legacy Lawn & Pet

Sponsored by: The Trust Company

 

Family Owned Small Business Champion of the Year

Presented to: City Dry Cleaning

Sponsored by: CompManagement Inc. (CMI) & CompManagement Health Systems (CHS)

 

Professional of the Year

Presented to: Scott Snapp, loanDepot

Sponsored by: Old Fort Bank

 

Diversity Small Business Champion of the Year

Presented to: Ki Haku Dojo

Sponsored by: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

 

Agriculture Enterprise Champion of the Year

Presented to: Charles Beagle, CBE Electric

Sponsored by: Citizens National Bank

 

Go Local Small Business Champion of the Year

Presented to: Heavenly Pizza

Sponsored by: First National Bank

 

Manufacturing & Distribution Leadership Impact Award

Presented to: Steve Shiparski, Valfilm

Sponsored by: Gilmore Jasion Mahler

 

Nonprofit Leader of the Year

Presented to: Wendy McCormick, Habitat for Humanity

Sponsored by: Chase Bank

 

Downtown Champion of the Year

Presented to: The City of Findlay

Sponsored by: Fifth Third Bank

 

Small Business Manufacturing Excellence

Presented to: SIMONA PMC

Sponsored by: The Companies of Tall Timbers Industrial Park

 

Emerging Business of the Year

Presented to: Goodrich Myotherapy

Sponsored by: State Bank

 

ATHENA Award

Presented to: Precia Stuby, ADAMHS Board of Hancock County

Sponsored by: Huntington Bank

 

“Our Spirit Shows” Award

Presented to: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts

Sponsored by: Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

Women in Business Champion of the Year

Presented to: Jodi Turnwald, Findlay Hearing Center

Sponsored by: WFIN-WKXA-106.3 The Fox Radio

 

Special thanks to Jyoakam Communications, The Courier, ALLEGRA – Marketing – Print – Apparel, WFIN, WKXA, 106.3 The Fox, Sink’s Flower Shop, University of Findlay College of Business, Sodexo Campus Services, & Kan Du Studios for their support of the event.

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