2016 Small Business of the Year Winners


Laser Locators: Winner of the 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards

Tampa, FL – September 19, 2016 – Laser Locators, a world-wide leader selling ophthalmic lasers and diagnostic equipment, has been named Winner of the 2016 Small Business of the Year Awards in the 5-20 employees category by  the Greater Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce on Friday, September 16 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. With more than 550 attendees, small business awards were presented in three categories based on the number of employees and a fourth category specifically for startup companies.

Companies were evaluated on community involvement, financial success, and ethical business practices. In a competitive category along with Animal & Bird Hospital of Clearwater, Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise, CTI, and Dalton Dental, Laser Locators was honored to receive the 36th Annual Small Business of the Year Awards. Sean O’Donnell, President and CEO of Laser Locators, received his award on stage alongside with his eleven employees and stated, “ I know you probably have a lot of CEO’s stand up here and thank their staff, but it was all me,” he joked. He later went on to thank his staff and the great work environment they create on a daily basis. Sean along with Joey Colarulo, Managing Partner and Vice President of Sales, were later quoted as saying, “We always say we pick the best athletes and teach them the position. It’s thanks to this team that we made it this far and ended up winning Small Business of the Year. We couldn’t be happier or more proud of each one of them.”

Founded in 2004, Laser Locators, as of 2016, is a $10M+ global company that buys, sells, and services new and used ophthalmic equipment. Located in Tampa, the staff of 12 consists of laser engineers and technicians that service the equipment at the facility or in the field. Laser Locators ships to every corner of the U.S. and has done business in over 100 countries around the world with a tremendous amount across Europe, Asia and South America.

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About Laser Locators

Laser Locators, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a world-wide leader partnering with ophthalmologists to buy and sell new or refurbished ophthalmic lasers and diagnostic equipment. For more information on the wide array of products available, go to www.laserlocators.com. To schedule a tour of our new 12,000 square foot state-of- the-art corporate headquarters, please call 813-855-0343 or 1-877-924-2020.

Corporate Headquarters: 13933 Lynmar Blvd., Tampa, FL 33626 | 813-855-0343 | 1-877-924-2020 | 813-855-4082 (F)