Meet Kentucky's Small Business Award Winners

Kentucky District Office  - September 17, 2020

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National Small Business Week

Congratulations to Our SBA 2020 KY Small Business Award Winners

Read Their Biographies Here


SBA will announce the National Small Business Person of the Year and other national awards next week. Register ⇒ sba.gov/nsbw


Small Business Person of the Year

Mavis Linnemann-Clark, Owner and CEO

The Delish Dish, LLC

Also Made by Mavis Jams and Kickstart Kitchen

Covington | 30 employees  

Mavis Linnemann-Clark

Read Her Story


Minority Owned Small Business of the Year

Steven Dunn

Steven Dunn, President and CEO

Dunn Electric, LLC 

Louisville | 5 employees  


Rural Owned Small Business of the Year (tie)

 

Josh Howard, Attorney and Entrepreneur

Howard Law Firm, PLC 

Pineville, KY | 65 employees  

 

Josh Howard

Rural Owned Small Business of the Year (tie)

Stephen E. Whitaker

Steve Whitaker, Owner and Co-Founder

Whitaker Pharmacy, Inc.  

Mt. Sterling 40 employees  


Small Business Advocate of the Year

Amanda Kelly, Small Business Training Director

Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corp.  

Somerset 9 employees

Amanda Kelly

Woman Owned Small Business of the Year

Christy Clark, owner

Christy Clark, Owner

Mammy’s Kitchen & Bar, LLC 

Bardstown | 48 employees  


Young Entrepreneur of the Year

 

Rodricka O’Bannon, Owner

C&R Beauty Bar

Louisville | 5 employees  

 

Rodricka O'Bannon