Raj Thakkar, Founder and CEO of CSBM, has been selected as 2018 Small Business Person of the Year for New York by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  This distinction honors small business owners with an amazing success story and businesses that encourage state and national economic growth.

“I’m honored to be selected as Small Business Person of the Year.  It means a great deal to me to be recognized as a successful small business owner and to be able to create jobs for a team that supports our mission.” – Raj Thakkar

This year, Raj is also eligible to be named as the National Small Business Person of the Year.  For the past 50 years, National Small Business Week has existed to celebrate small business owners who create new jobs for two-thirds of the country.  This will be named on April 30th in Washington, DC.

More information from the SBA can be found here.