Vista business Embroidery Image, Inc. was recently honored by California State Assemblymember Rocky Chavez at California Small Business Day™ as Small Business of the Year for California Assembly District 76. A family-owned and operated business since 2003, Embroidery Image, Inc. is led by President and CEO Kent Shuman, his wife CFO Brenda Shuman, and their daughter Corporate Secretary Mindy Shuman. The company was celebrated for their hard work and dedication to the community.

California Small Business Day honored 85 small businesses for their contribution to the state’s economy. Small business contributes 75% of California’s gross state product and over half of the state’s private sector jobs. From hardware stores to manufacturers, small businesses are engrained in California’s communities and economy. “California’s small businesses are the economic engine of our state,” said Betty Jo Toccoli, President of the California Small Business Association. “We would like to thank Rocky for honoring us as his 2017 Small Business of the Year,” said Kent, Brenda, and Mindy.