UNH’s NH Small Business Development Center Celebrates N.H. Entrepreneurship May 22

UNH’s NH Small Business Development Center Celebrates N.H. Entrepreneurship May 22

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

award winners

D. Jay McSharry, owner of Jumpin Jay’s Fish Café, Dos Amigos Burritos and Moxy in Portsmouth, has been named the 2013 Small Business Administration NH Small Business Person of the Year. Here he is pictured with staff of the NH Small Business Development Center and the Small Business Administration. From left to right: (front row) Mary Collins, SBDC; Kit McCormick, SBDC; (back row) Chris Duffy, SBDC; Jay McSharry, SBA NH Small Business Person of the Year; Warren Daniel, SBDC; and Brian McDonald, U.S. SBA.

The NH Small Business Development Center (NH SBDC), an outreach program of UNH, will host the 2013 Small Business Administration’s N.H. Small Business Awards celebration Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 4:45 to 7:30 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nashua. The awards celebration honors the 2013 New Hampshire Small Business Award winners, recognizing outstanding entrepreneurs throughout the state. 

2013 Award Winners

Small Business Person of the Year

D. Jay McSharry, owner of Jumpin Jay’s Fish Café, Dos Amigos Burritos and Moxy in Portsmouth 

Exporter of the Year (N.H. and New England winner)

Good Leads, LLC of Salem

Woman-Owned Business (N.H. and New England winner)

LaBelle Winery of Amherst

Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Business

Garland Mill Timberframes of Lancaster

 Veteran-Owned Business

Team O’Neil, LLC (Team O’Neil Rally School) of Dalton

 Small Business Champion

Devine, Millimet & Branch, PA, Small Business Team of Manchester

For more information on the Small Business Awards Celebration and to register, visit www.nhsbdc.org.

NH SBDC is an outreach program of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, and a cooperative venture of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development, the University System of New Hampshire, and the private sector. A part of 64 SBDC programs nationwide, the NH SBDC was fully accredited in 2010 by the Association of Small Business Development Centers. The NH SBDC has advised businesses for 29 years, helping 8,000 businesses create and retain more than 4,300 jobs and raise $200 million in capital over the last decade.