Woman-owned local business awarded for leadership in community
The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce has released the
of their Business Excellence Awards, highlighting local businesses for their impact on the the community.
President of Cleanroom Supplier Hutchins and Hutchins, Becky Wiseman said she was shocked to learn that her business was awarded the Woman-Owned Business Excellence Award by the Chamber.
Wiseman said that even though she has faced challenges in the business community because she is woman, she hopes this award will encourage other women to stay strong in their leadership roles and follow their dreams.
"Every woman in business out there should feel deserving of being able to run a business and to continue and not to give up," said Wiseman.
Last November, Hutchins and Hutchins was was recognized by Governor McAuliffe for creating several new jobs in the community.
Wiseman said she plans to continue her company's expansion this year.