ZESTNET, INC. IS SMALL
BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
ZestNet, Inc. was named Small Business of the Year by the Ventura Chamber of Commerce at their 17th annual Poinsettia Awards banquet on December 12th, 2013 at the Ventura Beach Marriott Hotel. Business partners, Duane Eells and Ric Ruffinelli, accepted the Poinsettia Award along with signed certificates from Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, state assemblymember Das Williams, Mayor Cheryl Heitmann and County Supervisor Steve Bennett.
ZestNet is proud to call Ventura "home" and is honored to be recognized as Small Business of the Year. Founded in 1984 as Duane Eells Design it evolved in 1996 into ZestNet to serve the new Internet needs of their clients. In 1999 Ric Ruffinelli and his company, Ventura Computer Systems joined ZestNet. In 2003 the companies merged. Today, ZestNet is a fully-staffed digital and traditional marketing, design and development firm devoted to creating solutions that empower our clients to flourish in their industry.