Voting for the SBI Main Street Business Innovation Award is now open!
Monica Alvarado - Bread and Butter Kitchen
Monica Alvarado, a former corporate rock star and Air Force veteran who transitioned from a 22-year technology career to follow her culinary passion. As the founder of Bread and Butter Kitchen, Monica’s commitment to celebrating local ingredients shines through in her delicious creations, making her a standout nominee for our esteemed award.
Christopher Barber - Cheaper than a Geek
With a passion for customer service, Christopher Barber, who embarked on this journey after a frustrating IT experience, has transformed Cheaper than a Geek into an industry standout, winning numerous customer service awards and redefining excellence in IT support for almost two decades.
Alex Hamburger - Smoke Showing Cigar Company
Alex Hamburger, the founder of Smoke Showing Cigar Company, who embarked on a mission in 2020 to bring premium cigars with a personal touch to an underserved community. With over 16 years in the cigar world and a background as a Professional Firefighter/Paramedic, Alex combines expertise and a passion for tradition, ensuring each customer experiences the richness of face-to-face interactions in the mobile cigar shop he lovingly built.
Kenneth Davis - Pro Cuts Editing Services
Kenneth Davis is a dynamic professional who has consistently demonstrated his commitment to innovation and customer service. From expanding service offerings to meet the growing demand for digitizing legacy formats to adapting customer service processes for ease during the challenges of COVID-19, Kenneth is a forward-thinker who anticipates and meets client needs while staying ahead of future trends in the industry.