SCORE Chapter of the Year
Jim Lewis, Chair
SCORE Chapter 120
SBDC of the Year
Russell Wyrick, Director
Best Southwest SBDC
Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
Honor Courage Committment (HCC)
Women in Business Champion of the Year
Cathy W. Dougherty
Doughtery Sprague Environmental, Inc.
Financial Services Champion of the Year
James C. Kahler
First United Bank
Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
(Also Regional Winner)
Consumer & Market Insights
Family-Owned Business of the Year
Bobbie & Robbie Shoults
Bear Creek Smokehouse
8(a) Graduate of the Year
Alvaro Nunez, Jr.
Benco Construction Services
Small Business Exporter of the Year
Dr. Kevi Le & Tom Le
Luraco Technologies, Inc.
Small Business Person of the Year
John R. Ahearn
Overhead Door Company
The Technology Commercialization SBDC is a technology based economic development organization member of the North Texas SBDC Network in partnership with the Dallas County Community College District, serving technology entrepreneurs and small businesses within 49 counties in North Texas.
The Technology Commercialization SBDC focus on the gardening strategy for economic development assisting entrepreneurs start technology based companies and technology based small businesses grow their market presence through competitive advantage based on a strong intellectual property strategy.
Our Business Coaches follow a comprehensive technology commercialization process assisting clients from the ideation phase to actual product development and placement in the marketplace.
In this process, the Technology Commercialization SBDC offers assistance in the following areas:
Pro-Bono legal counsel is available for clients.