State Chamber’s Gilman Superstars in Business recipients announced


The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Alliance announced this year’s Superstars in Business award winners, who will be recognized at an awards ceremony on November 4, 2020.

In its 22nd year, the Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business awards program is named for  small business leader  Marvin Gilman, a developer of affordable housing and a homebuilder in Delaware and other areas.

The award honors businesses and nonprofit organizations for their achievements and approaches to business and management.

The awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years, are small businesses based on the number of full-time employees, and are members of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.

Companies honored:


Preston’s March for Energy (Nonprofit Category)

Preston’s March provides adaptive bikes across the country to children living with special needs. Their mission is to provide children with special needs access to freedom, fun, and physical exercise, to promote inclusion, and to educate on the importance of physical fitness in the special needs population.

AlphaGraphics (1-24 Employee Category)

AlphaGraphics is a locally-owned, full-service print and marketing services company, offering services that cover design, print, sign production and installation, mailing, marketing services and promotional products.

Whisman, Giordano & Associates, LLC (25-59 Employee Category)

Whisman Giordano & Associates, LLC is a certified public accounting and business consulting firm with a regional concentration on serving clients throughout Delaware, Chester County, PA, and northern Maryland. The firm provides accounting, auditing, bookkeeping, tax, and business advisory services.

Tidewater Utilities, Inc. (60-150 Employee Category)

Tidewater Utilities, Inc. is the largest private water and wastewater utility in Delaware south of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. Water service is provided to approximately 50,000 domestic and commercial customers throughout the state of Delaware in approximately 415 separate communities in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties.

Award of Excellence recipient:

Jobs for Delaware Graduates, Inc.

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