(Carlsbad, CA - May 22, 2006) Market leader EOS International announces that EOS CEO Tony Saadat has been selected SBA Small Business Person of the Year for 2006.
Tony was nominated by Lloyd Hendrickson, Sr. Business Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo Bank. "From the beginning of his career to his current position as CEO of EOS International, Tony Saadat has proven to be an excellent leader who builds strong companies. Tony pushes boundaries and is committed to providing a high quality of service, while growing business and technologies. EOS continues to be among the first to deliver new technologies to the library industry because of Tony's leadership. We are honored to nominate him for this prestigious award."
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) publicly honored Saadat on May 19, 2006, at their annual Small Business Awards Luncheon held in San Diego. The luncheon drew over 1,000 participants and was co-sponsored by the SBA and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The President of the United States designates one week per year to recognize the contributions of small business to the American economy. "As America celebrates 53 years of SBA's existence, it's an excellent opportunity to celebrate the small businesses that have helped make our nation great," states SBA San Diego District Director Dr. Ruben Garcia. "SBA has helped well over 20 million Americans start, grow and expand their businesses, placing tens of billions of dollars in loans into the hands of entrepreneurs in all sectors of the economy. Small business ownership remains the enduring symbol of the American Dream."
About EOS International
EOS International is a leading global library information management software and services provider with a client base of over 3,000 special libraries. A client-driven company that has earned the top customer satisfaction award for the past three years and earned a nomination for the Computerworld Smithsonian award, EOS library automation software products (EOS.Web Express, EOS.Web Enterprise, and hosted, EOS e-Library Service) serve the stringent knowledge and content management needs of corporate, legal, medical, government and special libraries of all sizes. EOS International can be found online at www.eosintl.com.