The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business awards program is named for one of Delaware’s most distinguished small business leaders. Marvin Gilman displayed the highest ethical standards, found innovative ways to improve the world around him, and inspired others to follow in his footsteps.
The awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years, are small businesses based on number of full-time employees, and are members of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce. Awards of Excellence are also granted to deserving companies.
The award ceremony will take place at Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Charlie Horn, founder of 5Lights Group and Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, will keynote the event.
This year’s winners include:
Exceptional Care for Children, Inc. (Nonprofit Category)
Exceptional Care for Children (ECC) is a nonprofit, pediatric skilled nursing facility and the only organization in Delaware to provide long-term, skilled nursing care to medically-fragile children in a residential setting. ECC provides long-term care, transitional care, and palliative/end-of-life care to children between the ages of birth and 21.
Bumpers & Company, Certified Public Accountants (1-24 Employee Category)
Bumpers & Company is a full-service CPA and consulting firm that has been providing outstanding accounting, auditing, tax and management advisory services to businesses, professional, non-profit and individual clients since 1922.
Ferris Home Improvements, LLC (25-59 Employee Category)
Headquartered in Newark, Ferris Home Improvements is a locally & family-owned and operated home remodeling company that specializes in roofing, windows & doors, siding, decks, kitchens and bathrooms. Ferris Home Improvements serves tens of thousands of residential and commercial customers annually in & around Delaware, delivering industry-leading professionalism, products, craftsmanship, and, above all, award-winning customer service.
Assurance Media, LLC (60-150 Employee Category)
Assurance Media is a rapidly growing commercial technology company that creates custom premise security, audiovisual, and cabling solutions. Located in Wilmington, this woman‐owned business enables clients to improve their operational efficiency and focus on growth by providing inter‐related services from a single vendor.
Awards of Excellence:
- Preston’s March for Energy (Nonprofit Category)
- AlphaGraphics (1-24 Employee Category)
- Whisman, Giordano & Associates (25-59 Employee Category)
- Tidewater Utilities, Inc. (60-150 Employee Category)