Design Thinking Consulting Firm Selected as Semi-Finalist for Small Business of the Year

Stonehill announced today that it has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.  This is the 39th year for the presentation of the award with past winners including Outback Steakhouse, Fintech, and the Bank of Tampa.  The winner will be selected on September 12, 2019 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.

The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year is one of the most rigorous small business awards programs in the United States.  Companies are evaluated across a set of 5 operational criteria including community involvement, business operations, and business philosophy.  As a testament to the programs detailed process, many of its past winners, including Fintech and 3 Daughters Brewing have gone on to win the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award.

Stonehill has been capturing the attention of local and national media.  It is one of a few firms that specializes in using Design Thinking to help its clients address difficult challenges.  Over the last year the firm has been recognized as a finalist for the US Chamber of Commerce Emerging Business of the Year, as a top business intelligence firm by the website great agencies and has won a Stevie Award for entrepreneurship.  The firm’s client base continues to grow with addition of brands like PODS, Oregon Tilth, Valley Bank, and others.

“We are very excited to be a semi-finalist for such a prestigious award” said Doug Pace, President and CEO of Stonehill. “Our team has worked really hard to deliver great solutions for our clients and be a leader in the community.”

About Stonehill

Stonehill is a strategy and innovation consultancy.   They help companies to identify opportunities, create change, and accelerate growth.   Our teams consist of an innovative blend of experts in design thinking, customer experience, business intelligence, and change management - providing the ability to unite the functional silos of business in the common objective of creating differentiated models and experiences.  Stonehill has been recognized by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce as a finalist for Startup of the Year, the US Chamber of Commerce as a Finalist as Emerging Business of the Year, Great Agencies as one of the Top Business Intelligence Consultants in the United States, and CIO Review Magazine as one of the 20 Most Promising Performance Management Providers.