Virtual: Young Professionals ExeConnect

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How to Shift Your Business to Current Market Conditions

Join us for a casual conversation with other young professionals regionally as we hear from one of our community leaders and Loudoun’s Top Entrepreneur of the Year for 2020, Tony Stafford, Owner of Ford’s Fish Shack. You will walk away with tips for how to shift your business to current market conditions and leverage change to your advantage. Tony will dive into the lessons he learned from 2020 and how his business emerged stronger in 2021.

Featured Speaker: Tony Stafford, Owner, Ford’s Fish Shack

Tony opened Ford’s Fish Shack in 2010 in Ashburn, Virginia. Three years later, he opened his second location in South Riding and in 2017 he opened his third restaurant in Lansdowne. With over 25 years of experience, he has worked in all types of foodservice operations, from business catering to resorts, country clubs, large restaurant groups and small boutique restaurants, and even brew pubs. Ford’s has won numerous awards over the years, including best seafood restaurant and has even taken their lobster rolls to NYC for a national lobster roll competition. Recently Ford’s started a catering division and a food truck. Ford’s is always helping local charities and giving back to the community.

This “ExeConnect” is part of a series sponsored by the Young Professionals Committee. Interested in learning more about the Loudoun Young Professionals? Click here

Speaker

Tony Stafford

Owner, Ford's Fish Shack

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

SIGNATURE SPONSOR  $2,500
Exclusive | Only One Available

  • Logo recognition on all marketing materials
  • Company Logo featured in post-event email sent
    to all attendees with information and content about the event
  • One team of two for Cornhole Tournament
  • Four tickets to each of the six events

 

 

 

 

PLATINUM SPONSORS  $1,500
Four Available
  • Logo recognition on all marketing materials
  • Company Logo featured in post-event email sent
    to all attendees with information and content about the event
  • Two tickets to each of the six events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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