May 1, 2017 - Columbia, MD
The Barbour Group Celebrates The 2017 Maryland Small Business of the Year with SBA Administrator Linda McMahon
The U.S. Small Business Administration has named Kara DiPietro, President and CEO of HMC Inc., Maryland’s Small Business Person of the Year. The award is given each year to one small business owner from all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. DiPietro owns HMC, a commercial custom millwork manufacturing firm that has provided high quality millwork and food service design services for some of the country’s largest retail brands, hospitals, universities and corporations, as well as the United States Government. A certified Woman-Owned Small Business, HMC has offices in Columbia, MD and Los Angeles, CA.
"It is an honor for The Barbour Group to service HMC’s bonding and commercial insurance programs. Over the last several years we’ve witnessed Kara’s transformation into an industry leader and the go-to within the food service design build niche. She’s taken HMC to new heights and I believe she’s just getting started," said Chris Smith, Vice President of Sales at The Barbour Group.
Administrator Linda McMahon, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, presented Dipietro with the Maryland Small Business Person of the Year Award at the National Small Business Week Ceremony on April 30 in Washington, DC.