SBA names Thomas high small enterprise particular person in Alabama
Printed 5:41 pm Friday, March 17, 2023
November 21, 2015 was a special occasion for Thomas Accounting, which held a ribbon chopping with household and mates from the Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce.
Almost eight years after opening the Thomas Accounting and Revenue Tax Service, LLC agency, Daryl Thomas was honored by the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration this week.
Thomas was named Small enterprise particular person of the 12 months for the state of Alabama by the SBA. He held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open the agency in November, 2015.
“It’s an honor to obtain the award,” Thomas stated. “That is the primary time.”
Thomas stated he’s happy with not letting his cerebral palsy restrict him.
“It’s a blessing from God and it exhibits which you could accomplish something no matter your situation,” Thomas stated.
Household has performed an enormous function in Thomas’ accounting agency.
Thomas’ mom, Ozetta Thomas, works with him on the agency.
A member of Alpha Pho Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Thomas is well-known and well-liked in the neighborhood.
Thomas and his spouse, Sherri, have been married for 22 years. They’ve a daughter, Nakiria.
SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman stated the winners will likely be acknowledged on April 30 and Could 1 through the Nationwide Small Enterprise Week awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
On the occasion, one of many state/territory winners will likely be introduced because the 2023 Nationwide Small Enterprise Particular person of the 12 months.
“Our 2023 State Small Enterprise Individuals of the 12 months have given their all to attain their American dream — to personal and construct a robust, resilient enterprise; create jobs; enhance competitors and innovation and energy America’s historic financial restoration,” Guzman stated in an announcement. “These unbelievable entrepreneurs present the vibrancy and grit of our nation’s small companies. From Fundamental Road to manufacturing hubs and tech facilities, they’re powering our economic system. We hope their tales encourage and encourage the subsequent era of entrepreneurs.”