SBA announces winners

janskaThe Colorado U.S. Small Business Administration office announced the 2014 small business winners.

As previously announced, the Colorado Small Business Person of the Year is Jan Erickson, president of Janska LLC, in Colorado Springs.

Other Colorado Springs entities won in different categories:

Wells Fargo National Bank, won the 7(a) large lender award, lenders with an outstanding SBA loan portfolio of at least $100 million.

Colorado Business Bank won the 7(a) small lender award, lenders with an outstanding SBA loan portfolio of $100 million or less.

Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center won the Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award. The SBDC won the Colorado and Region VIII awards.

The winners will be acknowledged at an awards luncheon Tuesday in Colorado Springs. The event is closed to the public.