LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce officials named the top 25 small businesses for 2012 Monday.
The list features companies from plumbing to information technology, who will be honored at the organization's annual Pinnacle Awards April 27.
The businesses, each award winners already, will compete to be named the county's Small Business of the Year at the luncheon, to be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Atlanta Marriott-Gwinnett Place.
"We are honored to celebrate and recognize Gwinnett's top small business owners whose entrepreneurial achievements are a driving force behind the U.S. economic recovery," said Jim Maran, president and CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber. "These small businesses create significant job opportunity and are essential to sustaining economic growth and prosperity."
In addition, Cynthia Kaye, the president and CEO of Logical Choice Technologies, was named the winner of the Pacesetter Award. And the Chamber plans to honor top local nonprofits at the event. Those include: Gwinnett Coalition for Health & Human Services, Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation, Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, and Rainbow Village, Inc.
For more information, to help sponsor the event, or to register, visit www.pinnaclesmallbusinessawards.com or contact Melissa Britt at 678-957-4958 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based on steady growth in profitability, number of employees and contributions to the community, as well as overcoming adversity and entrepreneurship, the following companies were selected as the Top 25 Pinnacle Small Business Award Winners:
Aaron Plumbing, Inc.
American Painting & Renovations, Inc.
Ameriprise Financial-Kevin O'Brien, CFP, ChFC
Atlanta Housing Source at Solid Source Realty
Bella Fiore' Salon, LLC
Blue Landworks, LLC
Coles Barton, LLP
Deluxe Athletics, LLC
East2West Media Group, Inc.
Everydry Roofing, Inc.
Gem Shopping Network, Inc.
Green Financial Resources, LLC
Hire Dynamics, LLC
McMahan's Sartorial Clothing, Inc.
Paradigm Security Services, Inc.
Perket Technologies, Inc.
Prosthetic Care, Inc.
Service First Roofing
Sun Technologies, Inc.
The Myers Group
Willis Mechanical, Inc.