GREENWICH, Conn. -- Greenwich Education Group has announced that Victoria and Peter Newman were named the 2016 Small Business People of the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
"It is an incredible honor to be recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration,” said Greenwich Education Group CEO Peter Newman. "Over the last 13 years, we have worked hard at creating a vibrant business based upon our vision of delivering educational services tailored to the specific needs of each of our clients.
"We firmly agree that it is the entrepreneurial spirit that makes the U.S. economy a world leader. To be cited among a diverse group of highly successful companies from across the country is both a proud and humbling moment for Greenwich Education Group. We are very grateful for being chosen as the Connecticut representative."
Victoria Newman, founder and executive director, added, "Greenwich Education Group has always focused on delivering the best possible educational services to our clients while balancing the challenges all small businesses face on a daily basis.
"We are indebted to our outstanding staff and the families who have chosen GEG as partners in their children's education. Their ongoing trust in us is the greatest recognition possible."
GEG is a multi-division organization focusing on all aspects of a child's academic development and success. Its divisions include academic tutoring, both in-home and at its center; standardized test preparation; education consulting; specialized learning services; transition programs; and four accredited schools that focus on the specific needs of their student populations. Those are Beacon, Pinnacle, the Spire School and Links Academy.
Learn more about GEG here.
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