Not a year goes by that Newport News companies aren’t recognized by outside organizations for their accomplishments. Devon Henry, CEO of Team Henry Enterprises, was named the Small Business Administration’s 2014 Small Business Person of the Year for the Richmond SBA office. For SBA lending programs, the Richmond SBA office recognized Langley Federal Credit Union as the Top Credit Union of the Year, and Natasha Merz, Vice-President of Business Lending for Langley Federal Credit Union, was recognized as the Financial Services (Credit Union) Champion of the Year.
In 2014, a number of Newport News-based companies were selected as “Best Places to Work” by Virginia Business Magazine. Awardees in the “Small Employer” Category included: Malvin, Riggins & Company, P.C. and SOLitude Lake Management. BOSH Global Services was recognized in the “Medium Employer Category”. Those recognized in the “Large Employer Category” were W.M. Jordan Company, Inc., Ferguson and Spectrum.