Bill Zortman, Radio Host of “It’s your Business”, KELO AM 1320, Sioux Falls has been named “Small Business Champion of the Year” by the SD Small Business Administration.
Zortman’s “It’s your Business” podcasts bring entrepreneurs and community and state leaders together to talk about business.
It’s Your Business Congratulations Bill!
Each year, the U.S. Small Business Administration celebrates National Small Business Week by recognizing the achievements of outstanding small business owners and entrepreneurs across the United States, taking place this year from May 1-7, 2022. The SBA South Dakota District Office is honoring all recipients in a virtual ceremony on May 3 at 1 p.m.
The list of recipients and awards include:
- Small Business Person of the Year – Karla Santi, Chief Executive Officer/Founder, Blend Interactive, Inc., Sioux Falls
- Small Business Exporter of the Year – Mark Luecke, Prairie AquaTech, Brookings
- Family-Owned Small Business of the Year – The Novstrup Family, Wylie Thunder Road, Aberdeen
- Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year – Mulugeta and Marta Endayeau, Lalibela Restaurant, Sioux Falls
- Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year – Thomas Catron, Dakota Solace Home Care, LLC dba Home Instead, Mitchell
- Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year – Tara Pirak, Valley Ag Supply, Inc., Gayville
- Young Entrepreneurs of the Year – Robert “Zane” Swan and Stephen Swan, HeSapa Enterprises LLC, Rapid City
- Small Business Champion of the Year – Bill Zortman, Radio Host, “It’s your Business,” KELO AM 1320, Sioux Falls