Awarded annually at the December Member Economic Luncheon, this award recognizes an entrepreneur who has distinguished themselves not only by their success in business, but also their creativity, innovative spirit and community involvement.
In addition to being announced at the December Member Economic Luncheon, the honoree will be recognized in The Augusta Chronicle and receives a complimentary entry in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Dream Big Small Business Award.
To be eligible for the Augusta’s Entrepreneur award, the applying entrepreneur must meet requirements as follows:
Applications must be RECEIVED by Friday, November 16, 2018 to be eligible.
Augusta's Entrepreneur Award is Presented by:
2017 – Lane Keen (pictured center), Keen Signs & Graphics
2016 – Ellefson Family, Ellefson Transportation Group
2015 – Barry Bryant, Barney’s Pharmacy
2014 – Charles Johnson, EDTS
2013 – Randall W. Hatcher, MAU Workforce Solutions
2012 – Kevin Wade, Intellisystems
2011 – Steven Kendrick, Kendrick Paint & Body
2010 – Angela Swarts, Spherion
2009 – Audrey Snuggs, Sloane Wiggins, Cudos
2008 – Rick Allen, R. W. Allen, LLC
2007 – Larry Jones, Universal Plumbing
2006 – Fred Daitch, International Uniform
2005 – Jeff Annis, Advanced Services, Inc.
2004 – Dr. Hassan, Dr. Mullins, Dr. Still, Joseph M Still Burn Centers
2003 – Jeff & Joey Hadden, Phoenix Commercial Printers
2002 – Tommy Norris, Prudential
2001 – Marvin Brown, Eagle North America
2000 – Lottie Ellison, Computerland Advanced
1999 – William Polonus, Augusta Disposal & Recycling
1998 – Shankar Balan, Palmetto Industries
1997 – Vera Stewart, Very Vera, Inc.
1996 – Chuck & Gail Baldwin, French Market Grille
1995 – Jean Morris, Trotter Realty Company
1994 – Frank Wilson, Frank Wilson Rental & Sales
1993 – Abram Serotta, Serotta Maddocks Evans & Co.
1992 – Gail Mercer & Linda Walker, Alltogether, Inc.
1991 – Julian Osbon, Osbon Medical Center
1990 – Brian Marks, Augusta Sportswear