2017 Small Business Awards

Small Business. BIG recognition. More than 90 outstanding small businesses, not-for-profit, small business veteran, and advocates were recognized at the 31st Annual Small Business of the Year Awards program on October 5 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center.

Congratulations to our 2017 Small Business of the Year winners: 

  • 2017 Small Business of the Year – Custom Tool & Machine
  • Small Business Veteran – Michael Shelton, 360 Financial Solutions
  • Small Business Advocate – Annette Patterson, The Advancement Foundation
  • Construction/Real Estate – Mountain Roofing
  • Micro-Business – Lodging Technology
  • Business-to-Business Services – Volatia Language Network
  • Business-to-Consumer Services – SERVPRO of Roanoke
  • Manufacturing – Custom Tool & Machine
  • Wholesale/Retail – SafeSide
  • Technology – Polymer Solutions Incorporated
  • Legacy – Wood’s Service Centers
  • Best New Small Business – St. Pierre Woodworking and Sawmill
  • Not-for-Profit Arts & Culture – Southwest Virginia Ballet
  • Not-for-Profit Health & Human Services – The Advancement Foundation
  • People’s Choice Award – Local Seafood Delivery

Congratulations to all of our 2017 Small Business of the Year nominees: 

Small Business Advocate – Annette Paterson, The Advancement Foundation 

  • Jeff Barbour, Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP
  • Scott Clarke, Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP
  • Tom Field, Valley Business FRONT
  • Annette Patterson, The Advancement Foundation
  • Michael Shelton, Brambleton Area Business Association
  • Mary A. Zirkle, Town of Buchanan

Construction/Real Estate 

  • Acquisition Title and Settlement Agency, Inc.
  • Mountain Roofing, Inc.

Micro-Business 

  • Bohemian Robot Media Group
  • Delish! Sweets & Treats
  • Emissary Investigative Services, LLC
  • Local Seafood Delivery, LLC
  • Lodging Technology
  • Patriot Drug & DNA Testing, Inc.
  • Stoke Chiropractic Clinic, PC

Business-to-Business Services 

  • AFC Urgent Care Roanoke
  • Business Solutions, Inc.
  • Controllers, Etc.
  • Eddy Communications Corporation
  • Entré Computer Center
  • INNOVATIVE INSURANCE GROUP, LLC
  • Paul Bunyan’s Tree Service, Inc.
  • Sunbelt Business Brokers of Roanoke & Lynchburg
  • Volatia Language Network

Business-to-Consumer Services 

  • Aztec Rental
  • Big Lick Entertainment
  • CAVE SPRING AUTO BODY
  • Dominion Accounting and Tax Service
  • Executive Town Car & Limousine Service, Inc.
  • LAB Sports Performance
  • Lucas Therapies
  • Parker Design Group, Inc.
  • SERVPRO of Roanoke
  • Southern Trust Home Services
  • Spine and Orthopedic Rehab of VA (SORVA)
  • Sunshine Services, LLC
  • Support Systems, Inc.
  • Vinton/Brambleton Computer
  • Virginia Interventional Pain & Spine Center
  • Window World of Roanoke

Manufacturing

  • Clark Brothers Welding
  • Custom Tool & Machine, Inc.
  • CW Security Solutions, LLC
  • Plastic Fabricating, Inc.
  • Schroeder Optical

Wholesale / Retail

  • Land of a Thousand Hills
  • Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • SafeSide
  • Thorvin, Inc.

Technology

  • Firefli
  • Polymer Solutions Incorporated
  • Protos Security

Legacy Award

  • J & J Fashions, Inc.
  • John T. Morgan Roofing
  • Saunders Dental Laboratory, LLC
  • S.J. Conner and Sons, Inc.
  • The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
  • Wood’s Service Centers

Best New Small Business

  • Angelle’s Diner
  • Arara Language Solutions, LLC
  • Big Lick Boomerang
  • Champloo Desserts, LLC.
  • Corbin’s Confections
  • Dynamic Medical, LLC
  • Frost Gear, LLC
  • GLAMHOUSE DAY SPA
  • Miles of Styles
  • PAonDemand
  • Parkside Storage
  • Paw 2 Paw Pet Sitting
  • Star City SkyCams
  • St. Pierre Woodworking and Sawmill
  • Twin Creeks Brewing Company
  • VA Paint Party
  • Wingman Outfitter, Inc.

Not-for-Profit, Arts & Culture

  • Southwest Virginia Ballet
  • Standing Room Only, Inc.
  • Vinton War Memorial

Not-for-Profit, Health & Human Services

  • American Cancer Society
  • The Advancement Foundation
  • Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center
  • Blue Ridge Literacy
  • Botetourt Resource Center, Inc.
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia
  • Brain Injury Services of Southwest Virginia
  • Community Youth Program at St. John’s, Inc.
  • Creative Therapy Care
  • DePaul Community Resources
  • Goodwill Industries of the Valleys
  • Katie’s Place
  • Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project, Inc. (SERCAP)
  • Total Action for Progress – A Legacy Organization
  • Transitional Options for Women
  • YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge – A Legacy Organization
  • Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • West End Center