SBA honors contracting award winners.
Small Business Administration
Noun 1. SBA - an independent agency of the United States government that protects the interests of small businesses and ensures that they receive a fair share of government named Jeffrey D. Fletcher, president of Ecotone e·co·tone
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[eco- + Greek tonos, tension, tone; see tone. Services Inc. of Dover, TN, its small business prime contractor of the year.
Ecotone, a HUBZone firm, holds operation and management contracts for the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is a United States National Recreation Area located in Kentucky and Tennessee between Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake. The area was designated a national recreation area by President John F. Kennedy in 1963. in Kentucky. It provides ground maintenance and facility cleaning, roads and trails maintenance, facility maintenance, environmental services and chemical pumping.
Ecotone received the SBA Award of Excellence in 2005.
The small business subcontractor of the year is Larry Sala, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Anaren Inc. of East Syracuse, NY.
Anaren manufactures communications and electronics components. Although classified as a small business, it is a publicly traded company publicly traded company
A company whose shares of common stock are held by the public and are available for purchase by investors. The shares of publicly traded firms are bought and sold on the organized exchanges or in the over-the-counter market. that reported net sales of $32.6 million and net income of $4.1 million in its latest quarter.
Anaren was nominated by prime contractor Raytheon.
SBA said the contracting awards recognize the companies for their commitment to providing contracting and subcontracting opportunities to small, women-owned and small disadvantaged businesses.
SBA announced other contracting awards during the observance of Small Business Week in April:
Dwight D. Eisenhower Award for Excellence, recognizing large prime contractors for thdeir utilization of small businesses as suppliers and subcontractors:
* Roger Jinks jink
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AMEC Agent Mediated Electronic Commerce
AMEC Arctic Military Environmental Cooperation
AMEC Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc
AMEC Association of Media Evaluation Companies Earth & Environmental Inc. of Plymouth Meeting, PA (Construction Category).
* Ken Dahlberg, President of Science Applications International Corp., McLean, VA (Research & Development Category).
* Ralph Peterson, CEO and of CH2M Hill of Englewood, CO (Services Category).
Gold Star Award, recognizing the exemplary performance of federal agencies and their dedicated personnel who carry out the aggressive goals and strategic initiatives that help ensure a role for small business in the federal market-place:
* Boyd Kevin Rutherford, assistant secretary for administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Frances Perkins Vanguard Award, honoring government and industry for excellence in the use of women-owned small businesses as prime contractors and subcontractors:
* Tracey L. Pinson, director of the Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Army.
* Greg Turner, chief financial officer for UT-Battelle LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control at Oak Ridge National Laboratories, TN.