NFIB named Lisa Crosley, owner of EnviroControl Systems, Inc., the recipient of the 2018 Small Business Champion award for Ohio. Crosley has been an active member of NFIB since 2009 and is the current chair of the NFIB Dayton Area Action Council. She has also attended many of the NFIB Small Business Days at the Capitol in Columbus Lisa is a media spokesperson for NFIB and has testified before committee at the Ohio Statehouse. She was instrumental in helping to secure passage of municipal income tax reform.
“Lisa Crosley truly deserves to be recognized as our Small Business Champion for 2018. She is dedicated to the small business community, not just in her local area but stands up for entrepreneurs across Ohio. Lisa’s support of her fellow small-business owners is appreciated by her fellow 23,000 members in NFIB. She is an excellent example of how one person can help make a difference by offering her most precious gift, time, in bringing local business leaders together on a regular basis to engage with their elected officials at both the state and federal level back home,” said Roger Geiger, Vice President/Executive Director of NFIB in Ohio.
Each year, NFIB names a Small Business Champion for Ohio from among its membership of 23,000 Ohio small businesses. This individual not only gives of his/her time and resources to promote small-business causes through involvement in NFIB activities but also demonstrates a spirit of service toward the community and a commitment to advancing the concept of free enterprise.
Roger Geiger, Vice President & Executive Director for NFIB in Ohio, Lisa Crosley, 2018 NFIB Small Business Champion for Ohio, and Ty Baker-Baumann, Leadership Council Chair for NFIB in Ohio.
“I encourage all business owners and entrepreneurs to join forces with NFIB to create a more business-friendly Ohio. NFIB gives us more than just a chance to write a letter or make an occasional phone call. NFIB’s targeted approach to legislation and policy, both at the federal and state levels, puts it at the forefront of issues which affect businesses every day such as taxes, regulations, and legal reform. The size and the activity of the members make it a powerful voice listened to by both parties and administrative government officials. Its webinars and educational seminars are of the highest quality, keeping me positioned to pivot my business quickly in today’s every shifting business climate,” said Crosley.
“NFIB is a true grass-roots organization whose policy positions represent the expressed will of its members. Being named Small Business Champion 2018 was a deep honor and affirms my belief that America remains a place where the average citizen can still make a difference.”
Lisa has owned EnviroControl Systems, Inc. since 2004. It is a true family business with her husband and daughter both heavily involved in day-to-day operations. The company designs, installs, and services commercial, institutional, and industrial HVACR mechanical systems, as well as building automation and temperature control systems across Southern Ohio including the Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus regions. The business is also heavily involved in supporting their local community http://envirocontrolsystems.com/about/.