Bauerlein to keynote 2015 Spirit of Small Business awards
The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our 2015 class of Spirit of Small Business award winners. The annual special section, now in its 13th year, celebrates small-business ownership and entrepreneurship in the Tri-Counties. The report published with the July 24 print edition of the Business Times. The honorees will be celebrated at an awards luncheon on Friday, Aug. 14 at Bacara Resort & Spa from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ali Bauerlein, co-founder and chief financial officer of Goleta-based Inogen, will serve as the event’s keynote speaker.
There were nine winners this year, all profiled in the print edition. They are:
VENTURA COUNTY RETAIL
Minimus: Harriet, Joel and Paul Shrater, co-founders
VENTURA COUNTY SERVICES
Meridian Consultants: Joe Gibson, Mark Austin and Tony Locacciato, founding partners
SOUTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
CompuVision: John Hunt, founder and CEO
NORTH SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
SM Tire: Craig Stephens, president
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
Anderson Burton Construction: Joni Anderson and Fletcher Burton, founders
Salty Girl Seafood: Norah Eddy and Laura Johnson, owners
The Painted Cabernet: Maria Wilson, founder
Green Seas: Ike Ikerd, general manager
EXPORTER OF THE YEAR
Pura Stainless, Roger and Jenifer Moore, co-founders
• 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.