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Antonelli & Associates Receives 2019 Best of Minneapolis Award
Minneapolis Award Program Honors the Achievement
MINNEAPOLIS September 21, 2019 -- Antonelli & Associates has been selected for the 2019 Best of Minneapolis Award in the Business Management Consultant category by the Minneapolis Award Program.
Each year, the Minneapolis Award Program identiﬁes companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Minneapolis area a great place to live, work and play.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Minneapolis Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Minneapolis Award Program and data provided by third parties.
Restaurant Furniture Maker Randy's Booth Co. Finds Second-Generation Success.
Bert Kissoondath, credits the company’s success to his now 25 employees and his business adviser Antonelli indsay consulting for MEDA. Last year, Randy’s Booth Co. left its cramped space in Northeast for a plant and showroom in Crystal. It’s a refurbished former auto parts warehouse, about a $1.2 million investment thanks to an SBA-guaranteed loan through Highland Bank.
Sales have grown 20 percent annually for four years and should top $3 million a year. “Bert had to transition since his dad’s death from being a ‘doer’ to the leader,” said Antonelli Lindsay, Kissoondath’s business consultant for the past few years. “He came to Meda to ﬁnd out what he needed to do to take the business to the next level. “He’s very smart and he acknowledges there are things he doesn’t know. He learns from the experts and his employees. He also works hard.”