Announcing the 2014 Spirit of Small Business winners
The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our 2014 class of Spirit of Small Business award winners. The annual special section, now in its 12th year, celebrates small-business ownership and entrepreneurship in the Tri-Counties. The report published with the July 25 print edition of the Business Times. The honorees will be celebrated at an awards luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 14 at Bacara Resort & Spa.
There were nine winners this year, all profiled in the print edition. They are:
EAST VENTURA COUNTY
Agnew Multilingual: Irene Agnew, president
WEST VENTURA COUNTY
Staples Construction Co.: David Staples, president
SOUTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
The French Press: Julia and Todd Mayer, owners
NORTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Old Town Market: Mark Steller, owner
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
Wallace Group: John Wallace, president and principal
Ohana Pet Hospital: Drs. Janis Shinkawa, Kate Byrne, Jill Muraoka, Nicci Quinn, medical directors
Alliance Wealth Strategies: Sergio Villa, president
AB Design Studio: Clay Aurell and Josh Blumer, principals
EXPORTER OF THE YEAR
Zesto Audio: George and Carolyn Counnas, owners
• For a copy of the section with profiles and photos of all the winners, pick up the July 25-31 print edition of the Business Times. Click here for newsstand locations, or call (805) 560-6950 to subscribe or order copies.
• To purchase tickets to the Spirit of Small Business Awards luncheon held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 at Bacara Resort & Spa, click here.