Being in business sets people apart from most ordinary people and the Small Business Community is dedicated to helping others understand that running a business is an obtainable goal and that everyone should try their best at living their dreams.
The Small Business Community recognizes and awards business owners because they often do not receive the recognition they deserve. Business owners are role models for everyone whether they know it or not. Small Business Community 2018 Best of Business Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.
“Transamerica dates back to 1904, when its founder, A. P. Giannini opened his first bank, the Bank of Italy, in San Francisco with the goal to make financial services available to everyone, not just the wealthy few. And he did just that. After the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, Giannini set up a makeshift bank on the San Francisco docks, giving residents loans to rebuild that were secured with only a handshake.
In 1928, Giannini merged his bank with Bank of America, and in 1930 acquired Occidental Life Insurance Company through Transamerica Corporation. The banking and life insurance businesses separated in 1956, with the latter taking the Transamerica name, and in 1972, the now iconic Transamerica pyramid claimed its place in the San Francisco skyline. In 1999, Transamerica began a new chapter in its history when it became part of Aegon N.V. Aegon, one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions and asset management. It is based in The Hague, The Netherlands and has more than 28,000 employees worldwide, who help millions of customers take responsibility for their financial futures.
That’s the rich history of Transamerica, and what shapes TFA. For nearly 30 years, TFA has followed Giannini’s vision by bring products, solutions and professional money management, once reserved for the wealthy, to families from all walks of life.
TFA Representatives are independent, enabling them to offer products from several industry-leading providers so they can recommend the appropriate product for a client’s needs.”
The Small Business Community Association is dedicated to collecting and organizing information, training, and services that are vital to small business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone else that needs help running a business, operating a business, or wants to know how to start a business.
The mission of the Small Business Community is to promote a vibrant and growing small business community, support education that will preserve and extend the future of small business and use our gifts within the small business community to serve others for the betterment of our world.
The Small Business Community vision is to enthusiastically advance small businesses in three key areas:
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