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October 12, 2022
Bluegreen Shenandoah Crossing Resort, Gordonsville, VA
ABOUT THE EVENT /
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.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER /
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.
Chief Diversity Officer
BUSINESS OWNER PANELISTS /
Owner - Chiles Enterprises
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.