Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Women Giving Back

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Nicole Morris of Women Giving Back, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Women Giving Back (WGB) was founded in 2007 by a group of building industry professionals as a community […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Morgan Orthodontics

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Dr. Kelly Morgan of Morgan Orthodontics, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? I started Morgan Orthodontics in 2007.  We caringly create beautiful smiles on a daily basis.  My vision for the […]

New Contract Award, Now What?

by Andrea Lucas

By Karen Long, Streamline Government Contracts, LLC For more information on the GovCon Initiative, click here Between now and September 30, ‘tis the season for the Federal Government to issue contract awards as they wrap up fiscal year 2017. If your company is one of the fortunate contract award winners, there are required actions you must […]

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Joshua Anton, X-Mode

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Joshua Anton, owner of X-Mode, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.   Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? X-Mode began as the college safety app Drunk Mode. Drunk Mode helps users find their drunk friends and track their drunken […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Mr. Appliance of Leesburg and Martinsburg

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Ed Vargas of Mr. Appliance of Leesburg and Martinsburg, congrats again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?  In December 2011, I received orders to Afghanistan.  My orders were for September 2012 for 330 […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Community Foundation for Loudoun & Northern Fauquier Counties

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Amy Owen, of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?  In 1999 in the tradition of community foundations across the U.S. (there are 700 in America […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: IndED

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Butch Porter of IndED! Congratulations again. Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017. 1. Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? IndED started with the realization that we wanted our first-grader to get more than he was getting from his educational experience. […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Battery Warehouse

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Battery Warehouse, and congratulations! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Battery Warehouse opened its doors in 1992 as a specialty battery shop featuring batteries for cars, motorcycles and a few select electronics.  25 years […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Deidra Bird Kokel, DDS

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Deidra Bird Kokel, DDS! Congratulations. Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017. Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Deidra Bird Kokel DDS, PC has grown tremendously over the past 20 years.  To be honest, the story of how the practice got to […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Cucinamore

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Daniela Williams, of Cucinamore, and congratulations. Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? My name is Daniela Williams and I am the founder of Cucinamore, LLC. I was born and raised in the Italian city of […]