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Mark Wingate named Small Business Person of the Year.

Press Release Summary:

May 05, 2016 - U.S. Small Business Administration named NEMA Board of Governors member Mark Wingate of MVC-Maxivolt the 2016 Small Business Person of the Year for the Lubbock–West Texas District. A third-generation entrepreneur, Wingate has invented and designed dozens of electronic devices and electrical systems, and he has earned patents for medium-voltage applications in both industrial and government sectors.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

Electroindustry's Mark Wingate Named Small Business Person of the Year

Press release date: May 02, 2016

ROSSLYN, VA., -- The U.S. Small Business Administration named NEMA Board of Governors member Mark Wingate of MVC-Maxivolt the 2016 Small Business Person of the Year for the Lubbock–West Texas District. Following is a statement from NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff:

“On behalf of NEMA and the entire electroindustry, I applaud Mark Wingate for his outstanding achievement—this is a truly distinctive honor to receive from one’s community. A third-generation entrepreneur, Wingate has invented and designed dozens of electronic devices and electrical systems, and he has earned patents for medium-voltage applications in both industrial and government sectors.

“Mark has built a business to be proud of and deserves this special recognition for his leadership and expertise. His business acumen, engineering innovations, and respect by peers, clients, and suppliers alike are an inspiration to us all. We are honored to have him on the NEMA Board of Governors.”

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