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Asher GFW 2023 Small Business of the Year

Asher Agency is the recipient of the Greater Fort Wayne 2023 Small Business of the Year Award. The award honors a small business’s success and the contributions they have made to Allen County’s economic growth.

Asher owners Kara Kelley, President, and Megan Bennett, CFO, stand holding the Greater Fort Wayne 2023 Small Business of the Year award while standing next to Brenda Gerber Vincent, Chief Financial Officer at Greater Fort Wayne, and Susan Wesner, Chief Financial Officer at Greater Fort Wayne.
  • We are excited and humbled to be presented with the 2023 Small Business of the Year Award. We are proud to be members of Greater Fort Wayne and could not be more thrilled to receive this award. It’s our privilege to contribute to the community that we’re proud to call home.

    Kara Kelley headshot, Asher Agency Owner and President

    Kara Kelley

    Asher President, CEO, and Owner

  • After nearly 50 years in business, and now certified by the State of Indiana as a Women Business Enterprise, we are extremely proud of this recognition by Greater Fort Wayne.

    Megan Bennett headshot, Asher Agency Owner and Chief Financial Officer

    Megan Bennett

    Asher CFO and Owner

For a nominee to be eligible, the business must be in Allen County, be a GFW Inc. investor in good standing, been in business for more than five years, had a revenue of less than $5 million in 2021, have no more than 50 full-time employees, be independently operated and owned and a for-profit entity.

Special congratulations to Asher clients Kelly Updike of the Embassy Theatre for Winning the Barb Smith GFW Inc. Service Award and The Literacy Alliance for being named a finalist of the Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award. Asher is proud to be working with you.

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