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The Small Business Administration Hawaii District Names ArdentMC President Brandon LaBonte Maui County's 2013 Small Business Person of the Year

KIHEI, Hawaii, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — ArdentMC President, Brandon LaBonte, was named the Small Business Administration (SBA) Hawaii District's, Maui County Small Business Person of the Year. The SBA's Hawaii District Award Selection Committee made the final selection after reviewing, discussing and debating the merits of many extremely well-qualified candidates.

LaBonte was selected for this award in part for the job creation he has brought to Maui's high technology sector and bringing federal contracting dollars to Maui. ArdentMC has created 30 new high-tech positions in the past two years. The firm has doubled the amount of revenue in two years and has secured multiple-year contracts with the federal government diversifying the Maui economy and offering career options that enable Kama'aina to stay on Maui or return from the mainland.

"ArdentMC relied heavily on the support and Aloha spirit provided by Jeanne Skog President Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) and her team," says Brandon LaBonte, President ArdentMC.

Founded in 2006, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC) is a Small Business Administration (SBA)-Certified HUBZone firm with offices in VA and HI. ArdentMC provides comprehensive geospatial situational awareness technology solutions to the federal government ranging from custom developed common operating pictures to commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based mobile event management systems. For more information on ArdentMC visit or call 808-757-9808.

Contact: Carmel Patterson, Communications Manager 808-757-9808