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Small Business Leader of the Year

Each year the JAX Chamber salutes the entrepreneurial spirit of Jacksonville’s small businesses with the Small Business Leader of the Year Award.
 

Criteria

A nominee must:

  • Be a member of the JAX Chamber in good standing 
  • Be an owner, partner or shareholder of at least 25 percent of the business
  • Be active in the day-to-day management of the company
  • Be established locally in the same business for at least three years
  • Demonstrate professional business acumen and leadership
  • Have gross revenues of less than 5 million dollars per year for the previous three years

Fill out the SBLY Nomination Form.

 

   2019 OVERALL SMALL BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

Tina Meskel PE, Transportation & Logistics Council

Meskel & Associates Engineering PLLC

 

Tina Meskel, founder, president and principal engineer of Meskel and Associates Engineering (MAE), was named the 2019 JAX Chamber Overall Small Business Leader of the Year.

 

Meskel, a licensed professional engineer in Florida and Georgia, has more than 25 years experience in geotechnical engineering consulting and subsurface investigation services. 

 

2019 SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS OF THE YEAR

 

Arlington Division

Phil Aitken

Keller Williams

 

Beaches Division

Brian Anderson

Fluffy Cuts Pet Spa

 

 

 

Downtown Council

Nan Kreamer

Avenue CFO Services

 

 

Entrepreneurial Growth Division 

Kristy Alexander

Apple Rose Beauty, LLC 

 

Health Council

Dr. Vasco Valov

Abundant Life Health Center

 

 

  Jacksonville IT Council 

Johnny Helms

  Lumbee Group

 

 

Mandarin Council 

Terry Bunch

The Flying Locksmiths

 

 

North Council 

Randy Reep

The Law Offices of Randy Reep

 

Professional Women’s Council

Dr. Lauren Cost

Revolution Chiropractic

 

  

 

South Council

Heather Borders

Kailo Nutrition

 

 

West Council 

Sheila Lusis

Aflac-Sheila Lusis