Guam – The Guam chapter of the Small Business Administration handed out its 2012 Small Business Awards Wednesday.
7 Guam small business owners were recognized, including Richard Lai who was awarded the Small Business Person of the year. Joseph Roberto received the Family Owned Business award. And Pete Sgro was given the entrepreneurial success award.
Governor Eddie Calvo and Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo were on hand to congratulate the winners.
The other awards went to Elvin Yu-Ling Chiang as the Financial Services Champion of the year. Ruth Gurusamy was given the Women in Business award. Mark Zhao got the Minority Small Business Champion of the year. And Benjamin Pablo won Veteran Small Business Champion of the year.