Meet the ’19 SBA Finalists! Women Giving Back

by Andrea Winey

Congratulations to Women Giving Back for being a finalist this year for the 25th Anniversary of the Loudoun Small Business Awards! View the full list of finalists here. These awards will be held on November 8, 2019 at The National Conference Center. Register Here! Women Giving Back is a finalist for Nonprofit of the Year. Post submitted […]

Meet Your Public Policy ’19 Committee Chair: Stacey Metcalfe

by Andrea Winey

Public Policy Committee Sets Its Plan for 2019 In 2019, Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Stacey Metcalfe took them helm as the Chair of the 2019 Public Policy Committee.  This vital Chamber committee is not only responsible for sifting through the hundreds of legislative actions that may affect our business community, but is the tip of the […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: KeyLyme

by Andrea Winey

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: Flow Yoga

by Andrea Winey

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 […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: Women Giving Back

by Andrea Winey

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 Winey

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 […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: The Organizing Mentors

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Lisa Geraci Rigoni of The Organizing Mentors, 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? The concept of The Organizing Mentors began in 2008 under the brand Leave It To Lisa. We lived […]

Small Business Finalist Spotlight: GloveStix

by Andrea Winey

Thanks to Krista Woods of GloveStix LLC! 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? GloveStix were invented out of necessity 2 years ago. As a mom of 3 athletic children I was tired of dealing […]

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, […]

Are smart cities walking a tightrope between utopia and chaos?

by Andrea Winey

Written by Vanessa Wagner, Loudoun County Economic DevelopmentTo see other articles by Vanessa, click here The Loudoun Technology Coalition received a great response from the community regarding last month’s event, “How Smart Cities Will Make Your Business Smarter”. Over 60 attendees met for a discussion featuring speakers from Amazon Web Services and 22 Capital Partners. The topic focused on […]