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Small Business of the Year Award Recipients

Small Business of the Year Award Recipients

Emerging Business Category

6th Ave Homes
Jamey Ice, Jimmy Williams

6th Ave Homes knows clients value originality and deserve the perfect house, a home that feels like them; they need to buy the right house and also renovate and design it to make it their own. The traditional model -- find an agent, a design agency and a contractor -- couldn't get it all done. 6th Ave Homes is a “one-stop shop” for buying, selling, design and renovation. It has a team of agents, guides, designers and contractors, to make the process simple and easy.


Manufacturing / Distrubution Category

Silver Creek Materials
Marshall Dow, Aaron Fields


Silver Creek Materials offers competitive prices, fast, professional services, and high quality products that have made them a recycling, compost, mining and organic products industry leader. The company diverts thousands of tons of compostable products away from landfills annually. What started in 1983 as a sand and gravel quarry now includes multiple product lines and services, including topsoil, mulch, fertilizer, soil mixes and the top producing surface mine in the region.  Everything that enters Silver Creek Materials’ gates is recycled.


 
Consumer / Retail Category

Tribe Alive
Carly Burson and Tribe Alive Team


Tribe Alive is “an ethical fashion brand focused on moving the industry toward a more sustainable approach, while educating and employing artisan men and women. Tribe Alive was born from Carly’s decision to utilize her years of experience in the fashion industry as a platform to alleviate poverty. In four years, Tribe Alive has grown from employing four female makers in Honduras to supporting eight artisan design cooperatives in five countries.  

 

 

Professional Services Category

Elements of Architecture, Inc.
Jerry and Deborah Fulwiler


Elements of Architecture, Inc. is a full-service commercial architectural firm formed in 1996 with a focus on architectural services in the telecommunications/data center industry. With an  unwavering focus on client service and quick response, Elements of Architecture has expanded its client base to include higher education, municipal, retail and industrial sectors. Elements has received multiple awards for being one of Tarrant County’s largest women-owned business and one of Tarrant County’s largest architectural firms.