John Michael Gueringer and Paul Arthur Reesnes, owners of Custom Aircraft Cabinets were recently honored by the Small Business Administration Arkansas District as the 2014 Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year.

Custom Aircraft Cabinets, now in its 25th year, was founded in North Little Rock in 1989, provides services for private, corporate and head-of-state aircraft companies across the globe. The business received an SBA loan to fund an earlier expanison and the company now employs approximately 290 people.

The company is located on the Sherwood-North Little Rock city lines.

SBA is also honoring the following:

Women in Business

Champion of the Year

Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, Money Magic, Inc., Little Rock

Family-Owned Business

Capital Business Machines, Little Rock

8(a) Graduate

Ralph Vines, Kesser International, North Little Rock

Top Arkansas Lender

First Financial Bank, El Dorado

Certified Development

Company of the Year

Six Bridges Capital Corporation, Little Rock

Microlender of the Year

FORGE, Huntsville

Arkansas SCORE District

Chapter of the Year

Little Rock SCORE

The Arkansas State Chamber is hosting the 24th Annual Awards Luncheon on May 1 at the Holiday Inn Presidential in Little Rock. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Jeff Thatcher at 210-4205 or