We are honored and humbled to share the exciting news that brrr° Founder and CEO Mary-Cathryn Kolb was named Small Business Person of the Year by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Mary-Cathryn pictured with the Market President and Publisher of Atlanta Business Chronicle, David Rubinger

Kolb was chosen as the winner in the Emerging Entrepreneur category, which recognizes the leaders of fast-growing businesses that are three to seven years old. The award was announced today at an event at the Atlanta Botanical Garden that was attended by business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the metro Atlanta area.

The other finalists in the Emerging Entrepreneur category were Annie Eaton, CEO of augmented reality technology services firm Futurus, and Joseph Corona, President of interior general contracting firm Cornerstone Contracting Group, Inc.

“It is such a privilege to be recognized for the hard work we’ve put into growing brrr° into a leader of cooling fabric technology,” Kolb said. “To stand alongside such inspiring leaders like Annie and Joseph is a tremendous honor, and we thank the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s editors and the panel of judges for their vote of confidence in our strategy.”