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MSU VBOC's Pornovets Recognized as Mississippi's Small Business Person of the Year by U.S. SBA

5-3-16 - Congratulations to Mike Pornovets, head of the MSU VBOC’s satellite office in Biloxi and small business owner of Everything Kayak LLC , as he was named Small Business Person of the Year for Mississippi! SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and Mark Cuban helped present the awards during a formal ceremony on May 1-2 in Washington, D.C.

“There are more than 28 million small businesses serving as the economic engine of our country, employing half of the private sector and creating two out of three net new jobs," says Contreras-Sweet. "If our small business sector was a country, its output would rank number three above Germany and Japan. I’m looking forward to welcoming these talented entrepreneurs to their nation’s capital and celebrating their stories to shine a light on American ingenuity and innovation.”

Pornovets can be seen accepting his award at the 54:00 mark in the video below.

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