Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Exit Plan

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Kathryn of Exit Plan: An Escape Room Adventure! Congratulations. 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? In December of 2015, our friends Bruce and Stacie Hardy invited us to go to an Escape Room […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Battery Warehouse

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Battery Warehouse, and congratulations! 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? Battery Warehouse opened its doors in 1992 as a specialty battery shop featuring batteries for cars, motorcycles and a few select electronics.  25 years […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Deidra Bird Kokel, DDS

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Deidra Bird Kokel, DDS! Congratulations. 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? Deidra Bird Kokel DDS, PC has grown tremendously over the past 20 years.  To be honest, the story of how the practice got to […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Cucinamore

by Andrea Winey

Thanks to Daniela Williams, of Cucinamore, and congratulations. 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? My name is Daniela Williams and I am the founder of Cucinamore, LLC. I was born and raised in the Italian city of […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Insight Into Action Therapy

by Andrea Winey

Thank you Cyndi Turner and Craig James, co-owners of Insight Into Action Therapy! Congratulations. 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? Cyndi:  The founding of Insight Into Action Therapy was a journey over twenty years rather than a single event. Craig and […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Automotive Quality Solutions

by Andrea Winey

Daryl Collette, owner, Automotive Quality Solutions Register Here for the Loudoun Small Business Awards, November 2, 2017 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today?  Our origins at AQS come from working with dealerships. Typically, when a used car is traded in or purchased by a dealership at an […]

Small Business Finalists Spotlight: Watermark Woods

by Andrea Winey

Julie Borneman, owner, Watermark Woods Register Here for the Loudoun Small Business Awards, November 2, 2017 1.  Tell us your story of how your company got to where it is today? We have always known we wanted some sort of a small business as well as good stewards of the land. As we volunteered with Loudoun Wildlife […]

Meet Isabel Craun, Alumni, Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)s

by Andrea Winey

To learn more about the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!), please click here. Staff contact: KC Repage, krepage@loudounchamber.org As a kid, I did not have the word “entrepreneur” in my vocabulary. I would come up with different business ideas and write them in my business idea book, which I still have today. Of course when I grew older, […]

Leveraging Conscious Capitalism

by Andrea Winey

This post originally appeared on the UnifiedLine3 website by Chris PowellJoin us on January 24th from 8-10 a.m. at the Chamber office to hear from Chris on “Aligning Your Business with Your Values” The phrase leveraging conscious capitalism speaks to the triple bottom line; doing good in business while doing good in the community.  Ideally, […]

2017 Loudoun County Community Leadership Award Finalists Announced

by Andrea Winey

Monday, December 12, 2016FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Tony HowardO (571) 209-9020thoward@loudounchamber.org Community Leadership Awards Honor Businesses, Community Leaders for Their Contributions to Support Loudoun’s Citizens and Strengthen their Quality of Life Lansdowne, VA – The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce today announced the finalists for the 2017 Loudoun Community Leadership Awards, which honor the businesses and […]