On May 10, the Cobb Chamber named CROFT & Associates the 2021 Small Business of the Year at its Small Business of the Year Awards event, presented by LOUD Security Systems, Inc. and S.A. White Oil Company.
Established in 2004, CROFT & Associates is an award-winning, national, multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering firm. Its key market sectors include education, church, local and state government, federal, mission critical, industrial and commercial, mixed use, hospitality, retail, and residential projects.
“We attribute our business success to the daily pursuit of our mission and a commitment to our values,” said Stacey Chapman, VP of CROFT, in the company’s Small Business of the Year Awards application. “We are dedicated to utilizing our insight to create sustainable solutions that capture each client’s vision while providing an environment that grows our people and positively impacts our community.”
As the Chamber’s 2021 Small Business of the Year, CROFT & Associates will compete in the state’s small business of the year competition.
2021 Top 30 Small Businesses of the Year
To be considered for the Top 30 Small Businesses of Year, the applicants must prove an increase in sales or unit volume, provide examples of innovation, discuss adversity and challenges, and thoroughly detail their community involvement. Applications are analyzed and considered by a group of independent community business leaders and affiliates of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The Chamber honored the following businesses at the 2021 awards celebration:
- 41South Creative
- Innovation Compounding
- All Roof Solutions, Inc.
- InPrime Legal
- AQC Traffic Control Services, LLC
- Manay CPA, Inc.
- CFO Navigator
- Mills Specialty Metals, LLC
- CROFT & Associates
- Powers Electrical Solutions, Inc.
- Darden & Company
- Priority Jet, LLC
- Deluxe Athletics, LLC
- Prodew, Inc.
- RE/MAX PURE
- Eclipse Networks
- SK Commercial Realty
- Four Hats, Inc.
- SpeedPro Marietta
- Georgia Trade School
- The Janice Overbeck Real Estate Team
- Governors Gun Club
- The Partnership of Atlanta, Inc.
- The UPS Store Smyrna
- Henry’s Louisiana Grill, Inc.
- Win-Tech, Inc.
- HR Knowledge Source
2021 Businesses To Watch
The Cobb Chamber’s Small Business of the Year awards program includes recognition for the impressive accomplishments of many new Cobb businesses and startups with the Businesses To Watch awards. These are businesses that have launched three years ago or less and have already achieved substantial growth. The 2021 Businesses To Watch are:
- Abernathy Ditzel Hendrick Bryce, LLC
- American Axes
- Neighborhood Cuisine & Provisions
- The Dwell Collective
Small Business Hall of Fame
The 2020 Small Business of the Year, Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique, was also honored during the awards program. The salon was inducted into the Small Business Hall of Fame, which includes all county and state winners of the Small Business of the Year award from Cobb County since 1982. See the full Hall of Fame list at cobbchamber.org/sboy.