2012 Winners

2012 U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri Award Winners

2012 U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri Award Winners

From Left to Right: Dennis Melton, District Director, SBA; Tracey Jeffries, Capital Consulting Services, Minority Small Business Champion of the Year; Joe Stock, Chair, Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri; Vicki LaRose, Civil Design, Inc., Small Business Person of the Year; Sandy Washington, Commerce Bank, Financial Services Champion of the Year; Roger Horn, VBRC, Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year; Jeff Minnis, Jeff Computers and Study X Software, Young Entrepreneur of the Year; Marcia Conaghan, Grace Hill WBC, Women In Business Champion of the Year; and Christy Ford Schlafly, Jeffrey Butland Family Owned Business of the Year.  Not Pictured: Bruce Williams, US Tool Grinding Inc., Entrepreneurial Success Award. Photo Courtesy of Lyubov Strauss Advertising.

 

Small Business Person of the Year 2012

Small Business Person of the Year 2012

Vicki LaRose
President
Civil Design, Inc.
Winner: Missouri

1552 South 7th Street
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: 314-863-5570
Fax: 314-863-5578
Primary Contact: vlarose@civildesigninc.com
http://www.civildesigninc.com
Number of Employees: 17

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SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012

SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012

Jeff Minnis
President
Jeff Computers and Study X Software
Winner: St. Louis District

14366 Manchester Road
Manchester, MO 63011
Phone: 636-256-7901
Fax: 636-825-3540
Primary Contact: jeff@jeffcomputers.com
http://www.jeffcomputers.com/index.html
Number of Employees: 7

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Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business of the Year 2012

Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business of the Year 2012

Christy Ford-Schlafly
CEO and Co-President
and
William H. Ford
Co-President
Ford Hotel Supply Company
Winners: St. Louis District and Region VII (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska)

2204 N. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
Phone: 314-231-8400
Fax: 314-231-8436
Primary Contact: cschlafly@fordstl.com
http://www.fordstl.com/
Number of Employees: 75

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Financial Services Champion of the Year 2012

Financial Services Champion of the Year 2012

Sandra L. Washington
Senior Vice President
Group Manager and Small Business Sales Manager
Commerce Bank
Winner: St. Louis District and Region VII (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska)

8000 Forsyth Boulevard
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: 314-746-5211
Fax: 314-746-5265
Primary Contact: sandy.washington@commercebank.com
http://www.commercebank.com

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Minority Small Business Champion of the Year 2012

Minority Small Business Champion of the Year 2012

Tracey L. Clark-Jeffries
President and Owner
Capital Consulting Services
Winner: St. Louis District

2125 Bissell Strett
St. Louis, MO 63107
Phone: 314-456-3404
Fax: 314-584-6907
Primary Contact: admin@traceyjeffries.info

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Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year 2012

Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year 2012

Roger Horn
Director of Community and Business Outreach
Veteran’s Business Resource Center
Winner: St. Louis District

4236 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314-531-8387
Fax: 877-825-4190
Primary Contact: horn@vetbiz.com
http://www.vetbiz.com

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Women in Business Champion of the Year 2012

Women in Business Champion of the Year 2012

Marcia Conaghan
Program Manager
Grace Hill Women’s Business Center
Winner: St. Louis District and Region VII (Missouri, Kansas, Ohio and Nebraska)

2125 Bissell Street
St. Louis, MO 63107
Phone: 314-584-6841
Fax: 314-584-6907
Primary Contact: mconaghan@gracehillsettlement.org
http://www.gracehill.org/content/GraceHillWomensBusinessCenter.php

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Entrepreneurial Success Award 2012

Entrepreneurial Success Award 2012

Bruce H. Williams
President
US Tool Grinding, Inc.
Winner: St. Louis District and Region VII (Missouri, Kansas, Ohio and Nebraska)

701 S. Desloge Drive
Desloge, MO 63601
Phone: 573-431-3856
Fax: 573-431-6655
Primary Contact: bruce.williams@ustg.net
http://www.ustg.net

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