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October 12, 2022

Bluegreen Shenandoah Crossing Resort, Gordonsville, VA


The 7th annual Quad County Business Summit will bring together businesses from the counties of Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange, and others from Central Virginia for a half-day of networking opportunities.  The Summit will also include a keynote speaker, local business owner panel discussion with Q&A, and the Annual QuadTank, a winner take all pitch competition. 


Kelli Palmer currently serves as WillowTree’s Chief Diversity Officer.  Prior to WillowTree, Palmer was CFA Institute’s Head of Global Inclusion & Diversity and Corporate Citizenship. In this role, Palmer led the strategic direction of CFA’s internal initiatives to improve the organization’s ability to recruit, retain, and promote an inclusive, diverse, and culturally competent employee base.  Palmer focuses on the organization's culture to ensure success and to maintain/attract a high-quality workforce.

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Kelli Palmer

Chief Diversity Officer
WillowTree ®


Wesley Chiles

Owner - Chiles Enterprises

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Wesley Chiles, leads his business and community with heart and passion for people. He has created a values-based company that relies heavily on core values, and lives by those values as exemplified in his daily life.  In April, Chiles Enterprises celebrated 20 years and their goal is to become the #1 employer in Louisa County by measure of team culture, work environment, and opportunity for advancement.

André Xavier
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Owner - C'ville Travel, C'ville Tours, C'ville Transportation, and Casa X Publishing.

Co-Owner -Virginia Hop on Tours, Patch Brewing Co., and C'ville 3D.

André Xavier is a successful serial entrepreneur and author.  He is an an expert in the tourism industry and the co-owner of Patch Brewing Company, and the Founding President of Route 231.

Katherine Morris
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Co-Owner -

 Performance Signs & Wraps

Katherine is proud to lead the talented team at Performance Signs.  With her at the helm, Performance has been recognized for its rapid growth at the state level, for remaining at the forefront of industry and for setting high standards of environmental consciousness.  When not branding business and municipality fleets or manufacturing highway signs, she and Robbie enjoy traveling adventures with their four children.


The highly anticipated QuadTank is a highlight of the Quad County Business Summit. Up to four finalists compete for the winner take all grand prize.


2022 Agenda
October 12, 2022
8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration, Coffee, and Sponsor & Resource Fair
9:00 am - 9:10 am - Welcome Address
9:10 am - 9:40 am - Keynote Speaker: Kelli Palmer, WillowTree
9:40 am - 9:45 am - Break
9:45 am - 10:30 am - Local Business Owners Panel Discussion and Q&A
10:30 am - 11:00 am - Networking and Lunch Pick-up
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - QuadTank Pitch Competition & Lunch
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm - QuadTank Judge Deliberation & Networking
12:20 pm - 12:30 pm - Announcement of 2022 QuadTank Winner & Summit Concludes


Sponsorship Opportunities

The 2022 Quad County Business Summit will feature the 4th Annual QuadTank pitch competition.  With your generous sponsorship we are able to take our programing to the next level, offering entrepreneurs in the five counties a funding opportunity they would not have otherwise.  Your sponsorship will assist in providing prize money to the winner of the QuadTank.  All sponsorship levels will be recognized as contributors to the prize.

Gold Sponsors

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First Citizens Bank helps personal, business, commercial and wealth clients build financial strength that lasts. 


Community is our name and we live it each day by exceeding expectations. More creative solutions. More focus. More support. Greater compassion. It's the best part about being a true local bank. We can get things done, strengthen businesses and drive this community to its fullest potential. Anything is possible when we work together.


Serving our customers safely with clean and reliable energy.

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REC is a member-owned utility that provides electric service to nearly 170,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Seventh Wall has been performing IT services since 2004. Our name was QuickFix until 2022. "Quick Fix" had not described what we do for a long time. We have been operating as a proactive, cybersecurity & IT management company for years.  

Silver Sponsor

Located on over 1,000 acres of rolling hillside and lush pasture lands that encompass a scenic 60-acre lake, Shenandoah Crossing® is the perfect place to stay for those who love the outdoors. 

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Building and retaining great teams has always been core to our mission. Human-centered design is not only how we build great digital products, but how we’ve built our business.

Bronze Sponsor

CIC’s mission is to strengthen our community and contribute to economic development by fueling the success of under-resourced entrepreneurs through education, mentoring, financing, and networking.


The Madison County Chamber of Commerce acts as a voice for businesses before Town, County, and State government. It also seeks new businesses consistent with the goals of the county providing demographic and economic statistics. The Chamber also sponsors business-related educational and business/school cooperative programs along with seeking grants that assist in these programs and in the economic growth of the business community. The Chamber promotes both Civic and Commercial activities that stimulate business and tourism. Their purpose is to serve both members and community.

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The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce is comprised of businesses of all sizes in the community. We provide networking and marketing opportunities, education, and other benefits, while working toward ensuring the economic vitality of our community.


The Greene County Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to advancing the economic vitality and quality of life in the Greene County area so that the entire community shall prosper.


The Orange County Chamber of Commerce serves to promote business, enhance the economic environment, support community development, and act as a catalyst for improving the overall quality of life for our community and region.


The Mission of the Fluvanna County Chamber of Commerce is to support Fluvanna County businesses and promote their success through networking opportunities, educational programs and business advocacy.

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The Economic Development Authority of Fluvanna County (EDA) seeks to foster commerce, employment and affordable housing, in furtherance of sustainable safety, health, welfare, convenience and prosperity of the community and its residents.  


Promotional Items Sponsors


 Xpress Copy & Graphics is the 2021 QCBS Cinch Bag sponsor. Xpress Copy & Graphics can help with all of your marketing needs.

 Xpress Copy & Graphics is the 2021 QCBS Cinch Bag sponsor. Xpress Copy & Graphics can help with all of your marketing needs.


 Firefly Fiber Broadband  is the 2022 QCBS lanyard sponsor. They promise to deliver high-speed internet to Central Virginia residents, so they can work and live with full access to modern technology, ensuring a better quality of life.


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