The U.S. Small Business Administration has named Gina and Wade Radke, owners of Galley Support Innovations of Sherwood, as the 2016 Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year.
The company makes interior hardware for aviation, rail and marine customers.
“We are pleased to have Gina and Wade Radke as the Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year for 2016,” said Linda Nelson, Arkansas District Director. “They epitomize the struggle that small businesses face, and with hard work and tenacity, the success they can achieve.”
The Arkansas State Chamber is hosting the 26th Annual Awards Luncheon on May 3 at Embassy Suites Hotel.
SBA is also honoring the following:
- Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Center Award: Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Arkansas Tech University, Russellville
- Small Business Exporter of the Year: William Burgess Power Technology, Inc., Alexander
- Women Small Business Champion of the Year: Haley Dawn Cleous at Startup Junkie Consulting, Fayetteville
- Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year: Jeff Amerine at Startup Junkie Consulting, Fayetteville