Small Business Finalist Spotlight: KeyLyme

by Andrea Lucas

Congratulations to Jaclyn O’Brien, owner of KeyLyme, and congrats again! 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? It all started when my dog, Rex, and I were bit by a tick and didn’t know it.  At first, I felt a little off, but about 6 months still dealing with […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: KBF by Audi Contractors

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Jamil Audi, and congratulations again! Check out their website here. 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?  The Audi Contractors story is based on the belief that family is the most important thing in life. It’s what makes a house a home. My family decided […]

The Near Future of Drones in Loudoun and Beyond

by Andrea Lucas

Written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun County Economic Development To see other articles by Vanessa, click here Loudoun County is working to establish itself as an early adopter in the unmanned aerial systems space by attracting companies that manufacture, operate and support drones. Although the industry focus is new for many jurisdictions, Loudoun has already had almost a dozen […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Flow Yoga

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Megan Cartier at Flow Yoga, and congrats again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017. 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Fourteen years ago, I was teaching yoga to my colleagues in an AOL conference room. My following of devoted yogis grew […]

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Chris Burns, Old Ox Brewery

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Chris Burns, of Old Ox Brewery, and congratulations again! Chris Burns is nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year, and Old Ox Brewery is nominated for Rural Business of the Year. Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Car Clinic of Virginia

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Pushp & Param of Car Clinic VA! Congrats again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? The current ownership of this decade old business commenced via an acquisition in January 2015. At that time, […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: StageCoach Theatre Company

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Jerri Wiseman and Terry Smith, of StageCoach Theatre Company! Congrats again. Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Jerri Wiseman was cast in a show written and directed by Terry Smith. When Jerri heard that […]

Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist: Rusty Foster, Bow Tie Strategies

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Rusty Foster, of Bow Tie Strategies for your submission! Congrats! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017. Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Five years ago, I started Bow Tie Strategies out of my house. Bow Tie is a public relations firm […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Women Giving Back

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Nicole Morris of Women Giving Back, and congratulations again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Women Giving Back (WGB) was founded in 2007 by a group of building industry professionals as a community […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Fitness Design Solutions, LLC

by Andrea Lucas

Thanks to Jennifer Cochran, of Fitness Design Solutions, and congrats again! Register here for the Small Business Awards on November 2, 2017.  1. Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? Fitness Design Solutions, LLC is a functional fitness movement education experience offering Pilates, Yoga and Massage Therapy. I work […]