October 24, 2019

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Africa Center

The OhioMBE Awards recognizes Ohio’s Top MBEs, FBEs, Family Businesses, Veteran Business and their advocates.


Shawn Harper to keynote the 2019 OhioMBE Awards

The following will be recognized for their work at the 2019 OhioMBE Awards:

  • Frank W. Watson Advocacy Award – Marleise Wicker, Franklin County Board of Commissioners; Lynnette Stevens, Ohio Department of Transportation; Terry Bolden, Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Publisher’s AwardJoy Bivens, Franklin County Job & Family Services; Linda Parks 
  • Women’s Health Advocate AwardDr. Janae Davis, Licking Memorial Hospital
  • Media Legends AwardJerry Revish
  • Hall of Fame – Bobbi Bell-Barthlomew, State of Ohio and Damita Brown, City of Columbus

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty Salutes OhioMBE Awards and Ohio’s Small Businesses

2019 Top Small Business Nominees & Winners