Propelling Impact and Innovation
Michigan Entrepreneurs

2013 Award Winners

Main Street USA Award Watch Award Video

Ryan and Erin Cottongim, Owners
Witch’s Hat Brewing Company – South Lyon, MI

Innovation Award Watch Award Video

Paul Need, President & CEO
RealBio Technology, Inc. – Kalamazoo, MI

Government Contracting Award Watch Award Video

David Goudreau, Owner
Northern Wings Repair, Inc. – Newberry, MI

Small Business Awards

Small Business Person of the Year Watch Award Videos

Douglas Hekman, President
Quincy Street, Inc. – Holland, MI

Family-Owned Business of the Year Watch Award Videos

Helen Irene Zeerip, President
Teddy’s Transport – Holland, MI

Veteran-Owned Business of the Year Watch Award Videos

Lane Coleman, President & CEO
Strike Group – Detroit, MI

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Watch Award Videos

Johnathan David Julien
LJJ Construction, LLC – Houghton, MI

Small Business Exporter of the Year Watch Award Videos

Donald Carbone, President
Managed Programs, LLC – Auburn Hills, MI

SCORE Counselor of the Year Watch Award Videos

Thomas Raymond

SBTDC Counselor of the Year Watch Award Videos

Melissa Angel

Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Watch Award Videos

906 Technologies – Marquette, MI
Air Advantage LLC – Frankenmuth, MI
Altus Brands LLC – Traverse City, MI
APEC – Lake Odessa, MI
BGL Asset Services LLC – Mt. Pleasant, MI
Cadillac Culvert Inc. – Cadillac, MI
Check Corporation – Troy, MI
Cherry Capital Foods – Traverse City, MI
Constructive Eating Inc. – Ann Arbor, MI
Critter Control – Traverse City, MI
Daycare Works – Rochester Hills, MI
Edibles Rex – Detroit, MI
Embedded Logix Inc. – Shelby Township, MI
Gazelle Sports – Kalamazoo, MI
Genemarkers – Kalamazoo, MI
Global Lift Corp. – Bad Axe, MI
Grand Traverse Distillery – Traverse City, MI
Gravity Works Design & Development – Lansing, MI
H&H Wildlife Design and Fur Dressing Inc. – Reed City, MI
Ideomed – Grand Rapids, MI
ITB Packaging LLC – Holland, MI
Jollay Orchards – Coloma, MI
Kyyba Inc. – Farmington Hills, MI
LinTech Global Inc. – Farmington Hills, MI
M22 – Traverse City, MI
Marshall Plastic Film – Martin, MI
Marvel Technologies Inc. – Novi, MI
MatchRX – Royal Oak, MI
Micron Mfg Company – Grand Rapids, MI
Mills Pharmacy & Apothecary – Birmingham, MI
Mindscape at Hanon McKendry – Grand Rapids, MI
Moomers Homemade Ice Cream – Traverse City, MI
Newmind Group Inc. – Kalamazoo, MI
NITS Solutions Inc. – Farmington Hills, MI
Nobis Agri Science Inc. – Plainwell, MI
Northern Fab & Machine LLC – Menominee, MI
OPS Solutions LLC – Northville, MI
Panther Global Technologies – Wixom, MI
Phoenix Environmental Inc. – Whitmore Lake, MI
Plymouth Technology Inc. – Rochester Hills, MI
Preferred Solutions Inc. – Northville, MI
PRO-VISION Video Systems – Byron Center, MI
PROLIM Corporation – Farmington Hills, MI
QST Consultations Ltd – Allendale, MI
Resource Recycling Systems Inc. – Ann Arbor, MI
Sentio LLC – Southfield, MI
Supermercado Mexico – Grand Rapids, MI
TerraTrike – Grand Rapids, MI
Uckele Health & Nutrition Inc. – Blissfield, MI
Vintech Industries Inc. – Imlay City, MI