SBA names Thomas leading tiny enterprise particular person in Alabama
Published five:41 pm Friday, March 17, 2023
November 21, 2015 was a particular day for Thomas Accounting, which held a ribbon cutting with family members and good friends from the Selma-Dallas County Chamber of Commerce.
Almost eight years immediately after opening the Thomas Accounting and Revenue Tax Service, LLC firm, Daryl Thomas was honored by the U.S. Modest Enterprise Administration this week.
Thomas was named Modest enterprise particular person of the year for the state of Alabama by the SBA. He held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the firm in November, 2015.
“It’s an honor to acquire the award,” Thomas mentioned. “This is the very first time.”
Thomas mentioned he’s proud of not letting his cerebral palsy limit him.
“It’s a blessing from God and it shows that you can achieve something regardless of your situation,” Thomas mentioned.
Family members has played a large function in Thomas’ accounting firm.
Thomas’ mother, Ozetta Thomas, functions with him at the firm.
A member of Alpha Pho Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Thomas is properly-identified and properly-liked in the neighborhood.
Thomas and his wife, Sherri, have been married for 22 years. They have a daughter, Nakiria.
SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman mentioned the winners will be recognized on April 30 and Might 1 throughout the National Modest Enterprise Week awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
At the occasion, a single of the state/territory winners will be announced as the 2023 National Modest Enterprise Particular person of the Year.
“Our 2023 State Modest Enterprise Persons of the Year have offered their all to accomplish their American dream — to personal and create a sturdy, resilient enterprise make jobs boost competitors and innovation and energy America’s historic financial recovery,” Guzman mentioned in a statement. “These amazing entrepreneurs show the vibrancy and grit of our nation’s tiny companies. From Key Street to manufacturing hubs and tech centers, they are powering our economy. We hope their stories inspire and motivate the subsequent generation of entrepreneurs.”