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  • Tony Lopez | AmeriClean

    Tony Lopez | AmeriClean

    Antonio “Tony” Lopez knew he wanted to follow in the footsteps of many of his family members and open his own business. He grew up surrounded by a large family in a hard-working community of small business owners in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Tony served in the National Guard for seven years.…click to read more
    Bill Gambill | Real Steel Fabricators

    Bill Gambill | Real Steel Fabricators

    In 2004 after working in the Structural and Architectural Steel Fabrication Industry for over 20 years Bill Gambill realized his entrepreneurial dream starting-up Real Steel Fabricators with 3 full- time employees. Bill along with his son Martin who is general manager, have seen the business grow to 13 full-time employees…click to read more
    Debbie Smith | U.S. Respiratory, LLC

    Debbie Smith | U.S. Respiratory, LLC

    Debbie Smith, owner of U.S. Respiratory, LLC, has been awarded the 2014 Rising Star Award from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), at East Tennessee State University. The Rising Star award is given annually by the TSBDC to the company that best exemplifies not only business success, but an…click to read more
    John Swindeman | Nanomechanics, Inc

    John Swindeman | Nanomechanics, Inc

    Founded in 2009, Nanomechanics, Inc. is a closely held business, located in Oak Ridge.

    The company manufactures measurement equipment and offers laboratory services to enable its customers to evaluate and understand the mechanical performance of their materials on the micro- and nano-scales.

    The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at Roan State…click to read more

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