State Chamber announces Gilman Superstars in Business winners


 The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its Small Business Alliance announced this year’s Superstars in Business award winners – Jewish Family Services of Delaware, Action Unlimited Resources, L&W Insurance, and Schlosser & Associates Mechanical Contractors.

The honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony on November 2, 2022.

Keynote speaker  is Katey Jo Evans, co-founder of  The Frozen Farmer
An entrepreneur  from Sussex County  Evans turned unwanted fruit from a farmstand into a business with The Frozen Farmer. Evans has grown The Frozen Farmer into a brand that is now on the shelf in nearly 9,000 grocery  locations in every state.

In its 24th year, the Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business awards program is named for Marvin Gilman a Delaware business leader.

The program honors small businesses and nonprofit organizations for their outstanding achievements and model approaches to business and management.


The awards are presented to companies that have been in business for at least three years and are small businesses based on the number of full-time employees. Awards of Excellence are also granted:

Jewish Family Services of Delaware, Inc. (Nonprofit Category)
Founded in 1899, Jewish Family Services of Delaware (JFS) provides counseling and other social support services to individuals and their families. The nonprofit is licensed with the State of Delaware’s Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and fully accredited by the National Council on Accreditation. JFS is also currently the only agency conducting refugee resettlement and related support services in the state of Delaware.

Action Unlimited Resources, Inc. (1-20 Employee Category)
Action Unlimited Resources is a family-owned and operated business that is celebrating its 40th year in business in 2022. The company provides janitorial and sanitation products, supplies, equipment, training, and advisory services to businesses in a variety of industries throughout the tri-state area.

L&W Insurance (21-50 Employee Category)
A full-service, independent insurance agency, L&W Insurance is a one-stop-shop for commercial, benefits, and personal insurance. The agency works as the intermediary between insurance companies and clients to tailor policy options that are specific to a client’s needs. Founded in 1932, the company now has locations in all three Delawre counties.

Schlosser & Associates Mechanical Contractors (51-150 Employee Category)
Founded in 1954 as Schlosser Plumbing & Heating, Schlosser & Associates Mechanical Contractors is in its second generation of family ownership and third generation of participation. The company has expanded to provide residential, commercial, and industrial services, including HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, concrete work, interior restoration, and more.

Award of Excellence recipients include:
Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children (Nonprofit Category)
RiversEdge Advisors, LLC (1-20 Employee Category)
Delmarva Central Railroad (21-50 Employee Category)
Ivira Health (51-150 Employee Category)