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2019 EOY Winner: Lacey Coleman, Owner of Coastal Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning
Eric Clough, finalist and owner of eShore Sports, Lori McAllister, finalist and owner of The Daily Brew Coffee House, the Mayor of Snow Hill Gary Weber, Lacey Coleman, Winner and Owner of Coastal Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning, Palmer Gillis and Maurice Ames, Executive Director of MCE, Inc.
2018 Entrepreneur of the Year
Jeremy Norton, Owner of Roadie Joe's Bar & Grill receives the "Entrepreneur of the Year" award for 2018 from Palmer Gillis Co-Owner Gillis Gilkerson
Pictured from left to right: finalists Kenneth Shockley, Owner of Unique Styles Custom Home Builders in Delmar, MD. and Christine Braughler, Owner of Acorn Market in Salisbury, MD; Entrepreneur of the Year Winner Jeremy Norton, Owner of Roadie Joe's Bar & Grill, Maurice Ames, Palmer Gillis
Entrepreneur of the Year finalists with local elected officials
2017 Entrepreneur of the Year
Palmer Gillis Co-Owner Gillis Gilkerson, Jaime Windon winner and Owner of Lyon Distilling in St. Michaels, MD, George Koste-Executive Director MCE, Inc.
Palmer, Kim Scott, Owner of Great Gourmet in Federalsburg, George
Palmer Gillis, Kelly Jackson Owner of Emily's Produce in Cambridge, MD, George Koste
2016 Entrepreneur of the Year
Finalists Bob Hammond Jr. of Atlantic Physical Therapy, Susan Purnell of Kuhn's Jewelers, and Johnny Shockley of Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company
Johnny Shockley of Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company was named this year's winner of the 2016 Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Pictured left to right: George Koste, Johnny Shockley, Palmer Gillis
2015 Award Winner
Pete Roskovich (middle), Owner of Black Diamond Lodge
2014 Award Winner
Ryan Miller, Owner of The Deli Restaurant, Last Call Liquors; Cafe Perdue & Perdue Pantry R. Miller Properties, and Warehouse Bar
2013 Award Winner
Kerry Palakanis, a nurse practitioner who opened a health care clinic in Crisfield two years ago, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Maryland Capital Enterprises at a dinner celebration at Salisbury University
2012 Award Winner
Chris Eccleston of Delmarva Veteran Builders was named this year's winner of the 2015 Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Chris Eccleston started Delmarva Veteran Builders just three years ago and its growth has exploded