The South Carolina district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has selected state winners for the 2023 National Small Business Week Awards.
National Small Business Week will be celebrated April 30 through May 6.
Award recipients for South Carolina are:
Small Business Person of the Year: Jennifer Megliore of Artware Inc., Hilton Head Island.
Small Business Exporter of the Year: Joseph Wilson Jr., Toll Solutions, LLC, Duncan.
Small Business Development Center Excellence & Innovation Award: Greenville Area Small Business Development Center, Greenville.
Female Small Business Person of the Year: Tremaine Moore, Naturally Geechee, Charleston.
Minority Small Business Person of the Year: Marvin Ross, Peculiar Pig Far LLC, Walterboro.
Rural Small Business Person of the Year: Michael O’Shaughnessy Williams, Calavera Tool Works, Johns Island.
Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Hunter N. Lawrence, Hunter’s Arcade House and Sales, LLC, Fort Mill.
Winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony on May 5 hosted by the City of Columbia and the SBA South Carolina District Office. Registration is available online.s