- Phil Catron, NaturaLawn America - winner of the Chris E. Olson Master Entrepreneur Award. This award is in honor and memory of Chris Olson, Frederick County Consultant for the Maryland Small Business Development Center and past president of the ECFC, who passed away this spring from an extended illness
- Minda Metz, The Buzz - Start-Up Small Business award
- CJ Dorman, Dorman Builders - Small Established Busines award
- Jim Racheff, DMS Inc. - Large Established Business award
- Hannah Light, Bow Down Cheer Bows - Youth Entrepreneur award
The Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County fosters and promotes local entrepreneurship by hosting networking forums aimed at securing capital, coordinating executive roundtable series and other learning events for business owners.