See Which Kansas City Small Business Owner Won the 2023 Mr. K AwardJake Slobe
Kansas City-based Parrish & Sons Construction has been crowned the Mr. K Award winner for 2023.
As part of its annual small business awards program, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce honored the company with the award during a luncheon June 14.
Founded in 2015 by Fahteema Parrish, Parrish & Sons is a general construction contractor that specializes in excavation, grading, underground water and storm utilities, hauling and aggregate crushing and recycling.
For three consecutive years, Parish & Sons was named among the chamber’s top 10 small businesses, and last year, it won the Small Business Equity Award. Parrish & Sons is the first Black woman-owned business to win the Mr. K Award, according to the chamber.
Before founding Parrish & Sons, Fahteema worked in the IT industry for 20 years where she gained experience in applications development, computer programming, systems analysis and design.
The chamber also recognized several other businesses with awards at the luncheon:
- J. Rieger — Weida Award for International Small Business of the Year
- NvisionKC — Emerging Small Business of the Year Award
- Quantum Resource Professionals — Legacy of Kansas City Award
- Resolve Counseling — Small Business Equity Award
Thumbnail image courtesy of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.