2017 OhioMBE Awards

OhioMBE Keynote Speaker Clarence Mingo

The OhioMBE Awards were AWESOME.  Small businesses, their advocates and the Frank W. Watson Scholars were recognized.  Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo offered a powerful keynote speech on the virtues of having inclusion in purchasing.

2017 Honorees:

  • Top MBEs
    • Art & Linn Chuck – Xtra Pro Print & Graphics
    • Gerald Whitehead – ASAP Mow & Snow
    • LaMont Houston – JP Salsa
  • Top FBE
    • Sandra Madison – Robert P. Madison International
    • Kauser Kabealo – Development Consultants Inc.
  • Top Family Business
    • McClain Creations
  • Top Advocate
    • Jessica May – Columbus Women’s Business Center
    • Andrea Quinichett – Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Supplier Diversity
    • Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
  • Publisher’s Award
    • Leonard J. Hubert
  • Frank W. Watson Advocacy Award
    • Columbus NAACP
  • Frank W. Watson Scholars
    • Asa Burke (2016)
    • KaRayl Flelmister (2017)
    • Ayana Lewis (2017)
    • Jenelysc Martinez (2017)
    • Zaevius Toran (2017)
    • Tylar Willis (2016)

Check out the pixs!
https://youtu.be/JM3gZ1duVqw