Oak Ridge National Laboratory honors local and regional companies with the Small Business Impact Awards. The 2016 awards were announced at the East Tennessee Economic Council meeting in Oak Ridge on April 8.
The annual event recognizes the contributions of small businesses to laboratory and regional development in categories emphasizing their specific capabilities and contributions.
Roy Etheridge, a team leader in ORNL’s Science and Technology organization, received the 2016 ORNL Small Business Advocate Award for his consistent support for small business in procurement and outreach activities.
UT-Battelle LLC procurement operations are led by LeAnne Stribley, director, Acquisition Management Services Division, which resides in the Business Services Directorate, headed by Chief Financial Officer Scott Branham. Cassandra McGee Stuart is the Small Business Programs Office manager.