COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local man received recognition today being awarded as the Small Business Person of the Year in Georgia.
Kevin Boykin is the President and CEO of Path-Tec in Midland, Georgia.
The company provides support to laboratories and patients across the country.
They do this by developing specimen collection kits and technology.
Boykin says his success is a result of his employees which has allowed his business to thrive.
"We have had employees for a number of years that have really grown in the organization. We have been able to go out in the community and get employees that at this point are considered the best in out industry," says Boykin.
Boykin will travel to Washington DC next week where he will learn if he is the winner of the national award.
He will be joined by winners of the same award from the other states.
He will also have the opportunity to meet Vice President Mike Pence.