Quadruple your Money: Every Dollar Donated to Loudoun Chamber Foundation Turns Into $4 on May 1

by Andrea Lucas

April 13, 2018 Contact: Tony Howard M (7030 470-0792 thoward@loudounchamber.org  Quadruple your Money: Every Dollar Donated to Loudoun Chamber Foundation Turns Into $4 on May 1 Claude Moore Foundation, Toth Financial and Loudoun Chamber pledge $5,000 each to match donations made to Loudoun Chamber Foundation during GiveChoose 2018 Loudoun, VA – Thanks to the generosity […]

Why Should I Take the Healthy Business Challenge?

by Andrea Lucas

What is the Healthy Business Challenge? The healthy business challenge is an online scorecard that is quick and easy to fill out. Developed by the Loudoun Chamber’s Health and Wellness Business Initiative, it is an opportunity for your business to think about and implement a Wellness Program. How do I sign up for the Healthy […]

Statement by organizations representing Loudoun County’s business community

by Andrea Lucas

  Monday, February 19, 2018 We, the undersigned representatives of organizations that serve Loudoun County’s business community, are committed to ensuring our community secures and maintains a healthy and prosperous quality of life that serves the best interests of all our citizens. Among the hallmarks of a healthy and prosperous quality of life are a […]

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SBA Loans to Buy a Business: Requirement Changes!

by Andrea Lucas

By Ted Lauer, Senior Vice President, Access National Bank Effective January 1, 2018, the requirements to obtain an “7a” loan from a bank, backed by the guaranty of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to buy a business are changing. As background, SBA does not make loans directly to businesses, it has a loss-sharing agreement […]

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It’s Never Too Soon to Think About the End

by Andrea Lucas

By Jay Gruendl of Corporate Results, Inc. There are very few instances in business where someone will say, “It’s too soon to start thinking about that,” and this definitely applies to having an exit strategy.  While many of the financial metrics used in the initial valuation of the business can be maximized in the 18-24 […]

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Stay Smart with your Smart Devices: IoT & Cybersecurity

by Andrea Lucas

Post written by Joel Scharlat, IVEA Consulting [The following is an adapted excerpt of a previously posted blog article. The full post can be read here.] Now that the holidays are behind us, we can begin to slowly wean ourselves off peppermint mochas, candy canes, and hot chocolate. For anyone who received a smart anything this […]

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MilAdvisor Helps Increase Access to Capital for Startups

by Andrea Lucas

Post written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun Economic Development A survey of more than 1,000 entrepreneurs in 43 countries found that the elements of the ecosystem of greatest concern to entrepreneurs are funding and finance, human resources, and market opportunity. With funding and finance topping the list of concerns for small businesses, it’s important that Loudoun County […]

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De-clutter Your Outside to Find Space in Your Inside

by Andrea Lucas

Post written by Lisa Geraci-Rigoni, of The Organizing Mentors; Thank you to Insight Into Action Therapy for allowing us to share this post. Learn more about the Healthy Business Challenge, here! De-clutter Your Outside to Find Space in Your Inside I believe people bring too much stuff into their lives for many reasons. First, it […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Loudoun Chamber Releases 2018 Public Policy Positions

by Andrea Lucas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Eric Johnson, Government Relations Manager ejohnson@loudounchamber.org  //  571.209.9024 Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun Chamber’s 2018 Public Policy Positions was released this week. The document can be found here. As the Chamber enters its 50th year, advocating in the public policy arena continues to be a key focus for the Chamber. Many of […]

MEDIA ALERT: Loudoun Chamber To Host Board of Supervisors Leaders

by Andrea Lucas

January 04, 2018 Contact: Eric C. Johnson O (571) 209-9024 EJohnson@LoudounChamber.org Loudoun Chamber To Host Board of Supervisors Leaders Chamber to Hold First PolicyMaker Series Event of 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Alert: Loudoun Chamber PolicyMaker Series: Board of Supervisors Breakfast WHAT: PolicyMaker Series: Board of Supervisors Breakfast WHO: Chair Phyllis Randall, Vice-Chair Ralph Buona, […]