The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) recently selected the owners of Custom Aircraft Cabinets, Inc., of North Little Rock as the 2014 Small Business Person of the Year for Arkansas. Custom Aircraft Cabinets is co-owned by Paul Reesnes and Mike Gueringer.
“Your hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication to your community have helped you succeed,” said Fred Baldassaro, assistant administrator, Office of Communications & Public Liaison, U.S. SBA. “The SBA is pleased to recognize your achievements and your role in driving our nation’s economic growth.” Each year since 1963, the president has issued a proclamation calling for the celebration of National Small Business Week (NSBW). NSBW recognizes outstanding small business owners for their personal successes and contributions to our nation. According to the SBA, more than half of Americans who work either own or work for a small business. As an award winner, Custom Aircraft Cabinets, Inc., has been invited to attend the National Small Business Week celebration to be held in Washington, DC, on May 15-16, 2014. In 2012, Custom Aircraft Cabinets received an SBA 504 loan from Six Bridges Capital Corporation, in partnership with Arkansas Capital Corporation, and Arvest Bank. The loan allowed Custom Aircraft Cabinets to expand their facility and create 150 new jobs.