The San Diego District Office of the Small Business Administration (SBA) honored small business owners that have persevered or excelled in challenging economic times at its annual SBA Awards Luncheon held on June 12th at the Scottish Rite Center in Mission Valley. In addition to recognizing local businesses for their success, the SBA also acknowledged small business advocates for their contributions to the community.
San Diego CITD client, CMF Global, a distributor and exporter of pipes, valves, fittings and other materials for use in irrigation systems, fire suppression systems, oil and gas applications and more, was recognized as the region's "Exporter of the Year". CMF President, Ramon Castillo, accepted the award on behalf of the company. CITD Director, Victor Castillo, also received recognition as this year's "Minority Small Business Champion."