Posted by: Tampa Bay Chamber on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce announced the semifinalists for the 2018 Small Business of the Year Awards, presented by Adcock Financial Group and Warren Averett to be held on Thursday, September 13 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. These awards highlight the impact of small business on the community and celebrate the achievements of the best of the best in Tampa Bay.

Small business awards will be presented in three categories based on the number of employees, with a fourth category specifically for startup companies. Companies are evaluated on operational management, community involvement and ethical business practices. The semifinalists for the four company awards and finalists for the Outstanding Leader award include:




Riverside Recovery of Tampa


Tampa Carry

Tampa Laundry Company, LLC

Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate Services

Valhalla Resale, Inc.

Yellowtail Realty Advisors


5-20 Employees:

Brannock & Humphries

CBK Catering & Events

My Paper Pusher LLC

Perfect Pets

Schifino Lee

Seventh Avenue Apothecary

Tampa Bay Club Sport

Terra Incognita Ecotours

The Marketing Posse LLC

Water Walker Investments


21-50 Employees:

Ayanna Plastics & Engineering, Inc.

Dobler Consulting

Global Safety Management


Rivero, Gordimer & Company, P.A.


51-250 Employees:

ARMA Aviation Corporation

Happy Feet Plus

Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice

Lukos, LLC

Quiet Professionals, LLC

Seal Swim School


Outstanding Leader Finalists:

Brian Butler, Vistra Communications

Dr. Randy Feldman, DDS, MS,Blue Wave Dental Group

Julia MacGregor, Global Safety Management

Michelle Turman, Catalyst Consulting Services




The winners will be announced at the event on September 13.  For more details on the Small Business of the Year Awards, please visit