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June 16, 2011 

Shelburne Farms Coach Barn

Vermont's SBA Awards

Small Business Person of the Year
Rick Cochran, President/CEO, Mobile Medical International Corporation (MMIC), St. Johnsbury, VT

National Financial Services Champion
Cairn Cross, Managing Director and Co-Founder, FreshTracks Capital, L.P., Shelburne, VT

Small Business Exporter of the Year
Scott Shumway, Owner/President, Industrial Services, Inc., St. George, VT

Home-Based Business Champion
Cecile Johnston, Marketing and Intake Specialist, Micro Business Development Program, Central Vermont Community Action Council, Barre, VT

Jeffrey Butland Family-Owned Small Business
Jonathan & Debbie Lang, Owners, Lang Farm, Essex Junction, VT |

Veterans’ Small Business Champion
Merri Christmas (Chris) Herriman, VtSBDC Service Member Advisor, Vermont Small Business Development Center, Rutland, VT

Vermont Micro-Enterprise
Thomas, Hannah & Robin Grace, Owners, BiaDiagnostics, LLC, Burlington, VT

Young Entrepreneur
Mollie Brault-Binaghi, President, Copy World Inc. & Vice President, Eternity Marketing LLC, Barre, VT |

Community Spirit Award
Valerie Beaudet, Owner, Ladder 1 Grill, Barre, VT

SBA Vermont Lifetime Achievement Award
Kenneth Gibbons, President/CEO, Union Bank, Morrisville, VT

Ceremony and Networking Reception, $35 per person. To register you may register online, call 802-865-5202 or email