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Blue Ribbon Businessperson Of The Month

Blue Ribbon Businessperson Of The Month

Businessperson of the Month: Michelle Cooper

Michelle Cooper has learned that being a sole proprietor and the only employee can be difficult when juggling health issues and caring for family members. The past two years have been rough, she admits, but she’s not giving up. Her determination is one reason Michelle Cooper, the owner and sole employee of MC Homemade Boiled Peanuts, is the Business Person of the Month for March. “I have my good days and bad days, and I take care of my father,” Cooper said. “But as long as the Man Upstairs keeps

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Blue Ribbon Businessperson Of The Month

Businessperson of the Month: Juan Galvan

Ramiro Galvan is a busy man. As the CEO of El Rey Group and someone who likes to give back to the community, Ramiro appreciates all the help he can get. That’s why he nominated his brother, Juan Galvan, as Augusta Business Daily’s Businessperson of the Month for February. “Juan is an incredibly dependable and hardworking individual. He consistently goes above and beyond to ensure that our company runs smoothly and efficiently. His ability to learn quickly on his feet has been invaluable, allowing him to adapt to any situation

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Businessperson of the Month: Dynamic Duo

Best Office Solutions owners, Robin Baxley and Sandi Shields embody the saying, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” “We can’t do it without teamwork,” Baxley said. “We can’t do it without each and every person who works here. That’s why, when we succeed, we reward everyone from the people making the sales to the delivery drivers and the ladies answering the phones.” Shields added that no one at Best Office Solutions will ever say “That’s not my job.” “Robin and I will jump in and clean the bathrooms. I’m cleaning the

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Business Person of the Month: Dr. Aaron Washington and Maria

Entrepreneurs consider many factors when choosing a franchise. Dr. Aaron Washington and his wife, Maria, wanted to open a business that would make an impact in the community. “We wanted something we could scale and be impactful as far as providing jobs, but also providing a great service to the community that’s not the same as everyone is used to seeing,” Aaron said. He has a Ph.D. in chemistry and was an adjunct professor at USC Aiken when they opened Tutor Doctor of Evans. Maria, a former medical operations director,

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Blue Ribbon Businessperson Of The Month

Business Person of the Month: Matthew Gilchrist

Matthew Gilchrist, the sole owner and operator of Gilchrist Construction, believes in putting his family first. As a Christian, he also believes in treating everyone he works with like he wants to be treated. Those qualities are among the reasons Gilchrist is the Augusta Business Daily’s Business Person of the Month for December. He was nominated by co-worker, Jason Mandarino, who said: “He works hard to make sure that his staff and sub-contractors are taken care of, both personally and professionally. Matthew lives out his commitment to his family first,

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