Fortis Awarded Small Business of the Year for 2018 by The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce

Fortis: EDH Small Business of the Year

Fortis is honored to have been awarded Small Business of the Year for 2018 by the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s annual Business Awards Dinner on February 21, 2019. The awards dinner was held at the beautiful Serrano Country Club.

This award is given to a small business that has a history of outstanding business practices and has acted in support of the small business community. The award honors the entrepreneurship, sustainability, productivity and effort put forth in a small business.

EDH Award: Fortis

David Ciapponi, Shiva Frentzen, Peter Oliver, David Little

Winners in Other Business Categories

Fortis would like to congratulate our fellow 2018 award winners for the recognition they received for their hard work and dedication.

Excellence in Business: Doug Veerkamp

Residential & commercial construction. Trucking services.


EDH Award Winner: Doug Veerkamp

Doug Veerkamp & Dan Diedrich

Start-Up of the Year Award: Gold Rush Energy Solutions

Solar energy system installation services.


EDH Award: Gold Rush Energy

Jordan Lykins, Kristin Mai, Daniel Ramirez

Young Entrepreneur Award: Tailored Tree – Micah Smith

Tree Care in El Dorado, Sacramento & Placer Counties.


EDH Award: Tailored Tree

Micah Smith & John Hidahl

Home Based Business Award: You’ve Been Served

An in-home professional chef experience.


EDH Award: You've Been Served

Cindy LaCasse & David Koff

Aspiring Entrepreneur Award: Cade Richard

EDH Award: Cade Richards

Cade Richard & Kevin Kiley

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce operates under the following core competencies:

  • Strengthening the local economy
  • Representing members with government
  • Promoting our community
  • Providing our members business connections
  • Influencing political action

To learn about how to join the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, please visit the Chamber Membership Overview page.

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