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March 23, 2017

SBA Awards St. James Entrepreneur as 2017 Business Person of the Year

(Article courtesy of SBA – St. Louis) (Photo courtesy of Cohen Architectural Woodworking)

SBA Awards St. James Entrepreneur as 2017 Business Person of the Year

The Small Business Administration's St. Louis District Office has announced Philip Cohen, founder and CEO of Cohen Architectural Woodworking, as the 2017 Small Business Person of the Year.
“This is one of the best parts of my job,” SBA St. Louis District Office Director Maureen Brinkley said. “Starting a small business takes so much sacrifice and hard work and to be able to recognize those who give it their all and reach the top of the their game is the highlight of my year.”
For more than 50 years, SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions to their communities, and to the nation’s economy. Every day they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation and increase America’s global competitiveness.

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Winners will be honored at an awards luncheon during Small Business Week on May 1.

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