Hoekstra Electrical Services Awarded ‘Michigan 50 Companies to Watch’ Award
May 4, 2022 (Holland, Michigan) — Over 500 small businesses were nominated. Hoekstra Electric rose to the top and was awarded with the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” award by the Michigan Celebrates Small Business group during a Gala at the Breslin Center on May 3, 2022.
“We are honored to have received this award with several other outstanding small businesses in Michigan. We define our success by how we build relationships, empower communities & care for each other. We’re more committed than ever to carrying on this vision and continuing to impact our communities for good.”, said Paul Hoekstra.
Companies nominated for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Award must be second-stage companies, defined as having six to 99 full-time-equivalent employees and generating $750,000 to $50 million in annual revenue or working capital from investors or grants. Additionally, the companies must be privately held and headquartered in Michigan.
Judges from economic and entrepreneurship development organizations annually select the winners. The judges evaluate the nominees’ demonstration of intent and capacity to grow based on the following:
- Employee or sales growth
- Exceptional entrepreneurial leadership
- Sustainable competitive advantage
- Other notable factors that showcase the company’s success
Additional information can be found at MichiganCelebrates.org.
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Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB) is a collaboration of trusted statewide founding organizations who offer resources for small businesses. Since 2005, Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala has placed a spotlight on how small businesses positively impact our communities and state. The MCSB organization is focused on supporting, promoting and celebrating small businesses in Michigan.