SBA Delaware District Office Announces 2011 Small Business Week Winners; Back to Basics wins the Entrepreneurial Success Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Delaware District Office will honor Delaware’s outstanding small business owners and champions at the Delaware Small Business Week awards dinner “Stand Up For Small Business” on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. This year, the awards ceremony will include Back to Basics Learning Dynamics’ Founder and Director Beverly Stewart, who will be recognized with the state’s Entrepreneurial Success Award.

The Entrepreneurial Success Award recognizes Back to Basics’ steady expansion over the past 25 years in both revenue growth and number of employees.  In addition, the award is based in part on the company’s SBA assistance in the past. The Entrepreneurial Success Award also recognizes the Back to Basics’ innovative approach within the education industry and its outstanding community involvement.

For more information on award winners or SBA’s Small Business Week Dinner, contact James Provo at (302) 573-6294 x 227 or

2011 Small Business Week Award Honorees SBA Delaware District Office

Small Business Person of the Year
Christy Lynn Crkvenac
Fulcrum Pharmacy Management Inc. and Radius Rx Direct Inc.

Family Owned Business of the Year
John Sullivan
Testing Machines Inc.

Entrepreneurial Success Award
Beverly Stewart
Back to Basics Learning Dynamics

Veteran Small Business Champion of the Year
David Skocik
PR Delaware LLC

Women Business Champion of the Year
L. Jay Burks
Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise

Financial Services Champion of the Year
Ed Perez
Downtown Dover Partnership

Home Based Business Champion of the Year
Dr. Ja-Neair Macklin
Direct Sales and Home Based Business Network

Minority Small Business Champion of the Year
Leonard Young III
Delaware Black.com LLC

Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Kyle Morgan
Mercantile Processing Inc.

Congratulations to all of the winners!

For 25 years, Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware has been recognized as the area’s undisputed leader in one-on-one tutoring. In addition, the firm offers a unique Delaware private school for grades K-12 and a Private Business and Trade School for adults. Back to Basics is the 2010 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics.

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