CONNECT   LEARN   PROSPER

WHEN /

November 17, 2020

WHERE /

Virtual

ABOUT THE EVENT /

The 5th annual Quad County Business Summit brought together businesses from the counties of Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Orange, and others from Central Virginia for a half-day of networking and educational programs. You can view the sessions on demand below.

SPEAKERS /

Sandy Dubay

Plantium PR

Keynote Speaker

Sandy Dubay is the CEO and Founder of Platinum PR, as well as a publicist, marketing consultant, public speaker, spokesperson, and public relations team leader.

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Hope Lawrence

Hudson Henry Baking Company

Business Success Story

Hope Lawrence is the founder of the Hudson Henry Baking Co. We are a small-batch granola company in Palmyra, Virginia. Our Hudson Henry Granola is light, crisp, and delicious! 

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Jonathan Brabrand

Managing Director

Transact Capital Partners

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Jonathan Brabrand is a Managing Director at Transact Capital Partners. Jonathan is passionate about helping businesses prosper and maximize value to their employees, customers, communities, and owners.

Marc
Willson

Managing Director

The Willson Group

Marc brings 35 years of experience helping retail, restaurant and tourism-related small businesses refine and promote their concepts to the public. n 1975, Marc started his retail career as co-owner of the largest distributor of Earth Shoes in the U.S.

Dan Fellows &
Elizabeth Vagnoni

The Fellows Group

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TFG, INC is a one-stop-shop for creative marketing solutions. We create customized marketing strategies for clients, based on their goals, then help them with a few things or everything.

Sam
Kessler

Vice President

Community Bank of
the Chesapeake

Sam Kessler has served for 13 years as Commercial Loan Officer for the Central Virginia region. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Shepherd University and is a graduate of the Virginia Bankers Association Banking School.

David
Deaton

CEO and Founder

Deaton Group

David Deaton has more than two decades of experience transforming organizations through strategic planning, market research, and effective execution.

Richard
Seweryniak

Associate Professory

Piedmont Virginia

Community College

Richard Seweryniak is a computer scientist and keynote speaker with international teaching expertise and more than twenty years personnel management. He teaches in the PVCC Cyber Security Training program. 

 

The 2020 Quad County Business Summit will featureed the 2nd annual QuadTank. The grand prize winner was Scott Harris of Reliable Rides, LLC. Reliable Rides is an on-demand transportation company. Learn more about Reliable Rides here.

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Keynote Address

Thriving in the Time of COVID:

How Small Businesses Can Leverage the Relationships

and Resources Available in The Community to Succeed

by Sandy Dubay, Platinum PR

Business Success Story

Hudson Henry Baking Co

by Hope Lawrence

Breakout Sessions:

Preparing for Uncertainty:

How to Pivot to Success

by David Deaton, Deaton Group

Communicating with your Customer in an Online World

by Dan Fellows and Elizabeth Vagnoni, The Fellows Group

This is NOT Business as Usual:

Retail and Restaurant in the 4th Quarter 2020

by Marc Willson, The Willson Group

Cybersecurity for Your Small Business

by Richard Seweryniak, PVCC

Prepare Well to Exit Well

by Jonathan Brabrand, Transact Capital Partners

 

Gold Sponsors

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Headquartered in Richmond, VA, we invest in the communities where we live and work, and strive to protect our natural resources while delivering safe, reliable energy to our customers.

Platinum PR was founded in 2002 by Sandy Sponaugle so that she could help economic development and tourism-based organizations get more exposure, leads, and new business. 

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Platinum PR was founded in 2002 by Sandy Sponaugle so that she could help economic development and tourism-based organizations get more exposure, leads, and new business. 

Platinum PR was founded in 2002 by Sandy Sponaugle so that she could help economic development and tourism-based organizations get more exposure, leads, and new business. 

REC is a member-owned utility that provides electric service to nearly 170,000 connections in portions of 22 Virginia counties. REC connects members and communities with safe, reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions.

Silver Sponsor

 The ODA encourages community involvement and economic growth, develops strong partnerships, and promotes the town of Orange.

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QCBS TEAM

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