Three Chattanooga companies won small business of the year awards today.
Collier Construction, Metalworking Solutions and JSB Holdings-Zaxby’s were cited by the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce.
The nonprofit of the year award went to the Junior League of Chattanooga.
“We’re fortunate to have attracted some big name companies in recent years, but ultimately the strength and resilience of our economy rests on the growth and competitiveness of our home-grown companies,” said Tom Edd Wilson, the Chamber’s chief executive.
For full story, see Thursday’s Times Free Press
Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...