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Harvey named finalist.

The National Small Business Association recently selected local business woman, Socorro Harvey, president of NVision Solutions Inc., as a top five finalist for the 2013 Lew Shattuck Advocate of the Year Award. Harvey was honored in a ceremony at the White House by the NSBA and President Barack Obama in recognition of her dedication to the development, growth and mentoring of small and medium businesses in the region.

Harvey is a determined advocate for entrepreneurship and is well known throughout the Gulf Coast for her small business initiatives. In 2010, she sponsored the development of the Magnolia Business Alliance. Through her efforts, the Small Business Administration awarded MBA one of 10 Regional Innovation Cluster contracts providing continuity to the program and the ability to expand and replicate it. Working with the Mississippi Development Authority, Harvey initiated and administers the Minority Enterprise Program, to identify, develop and nurture minority and woman-owned businesses in South Mississippi.

Harvey and NVision have been recognized at the local, state and national level for continuing support of small business initiatives. In addition, Craig Harvey, COO, executive vice president of NVision Solutions, was named 2006 Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Title Annotation:NewsMakers; Socorro Harvey
Publication:Mississippi Business Journal
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Date:Apr 5, 2013
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