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The Business View – August 2019 / Small Business of the Year Finalist
A construction company, an accounting firm and a hospitality destination represent the Mobile Area Chamber’s 2019 Small Business of the Year award finalists. They are BCM Morring Co., Crow Shields Bailey PC and The Stewart Lodges. The winner will be announced at an awards breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Mobile Convention Center.
A panel of judges reviewed a number of applications with five primary criteria in mind – staying power, economic impact, innovation, community contribution and strategy. Meet our finalists:
Crow Shields Bailey PC
Managing Shareholder: Gina McKellar
Number of employees: 25
Address: 3742 Professional Pkwy., Mobile
Crow Shields Bailey PC is a full-service accounting and consulting firm. In dealing with “standards overload and changes in the tax laws,” the company embraces technology to stay in front of these challenges and find better solutions to addressing them, said Managing Shareholder Gina McKellar. “Our millennials have played a huge role in this new way of seeing the world. We’ve learned not to ask ‘Why?’ but ‘Why Not?’” Founded in 1986, Crow Shields Bailey serves primarily small- to medium-sized businesses and high net worth individuals and has offices in Mobile, Daphne and Gulf Shores. In the past 10 years, the company completed a merger and two acquisitions and expanded services to include estate and retirement planning, business
valuations, business development and coaching.
What: Small Business Awards Breakfast
When: 8 to 9:30 a.m., Aug. 22
Where: Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center
Click here to read The Business View – August 2019
To read about previous Small Business of the Month stories, click here.
Additional information is on the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’s website at www.mobilechamber.com, on Facebook at @MobileChamber and Twitter at @MobileChamber.