Month: January 2016

Top of Virginia Regional Chamber to Host “The Greater Good Awards”

January 29th, 2016

The Top of Virginia Regional Chamber will host “The Greater Good Awards” on Friday, January 29th, 2016 from 5:30 – 9:00 PM at the Best Western Lee-Jackson Inn & Conference Center. The purpose of the “Greater Good Awards” is to celebrate outstanding individuals and businesses for the contributions they make to the quality of life and economic stability […]


Tom Palmer Elected Chairman of Virginia Chamber of Commerce

January 27th, 2016

RICHMOND – The Virginia Chamber of Commerce elected Tom Palmer of Wells Fargo & Company to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the Chamber’s annual meeting January 27 in Richmond. Palmer served as first vice chair of the board in 2015. He succeeds 2015 Chairman Stacy Mendler, COO of Alion Science and […]


Shentel Community Connections Program Makes a Difference in 2015

January 26th, 2016

  Philanthropic program reaches out to communities served by the company Edinburg, VA – In the spirit of deepening the connection between Shentel and the communities the company serves, the Shentel Community Connections Program (CCP) collected food, donated some elbow grease, picked up trash, and brought smiles to families, the elderly and veterans during the […]


Alion to Support Air Force Spectrum Management under $15M Contract

January 14th, 2016        Alion Science and Technology

Engineering and Operational Solutions Firm to Assist in Developing and Implementing Strategic Plans to Ensure Air Force Access to Critical Wireless Frequencies McLean, VA – January 13, 2016 – With the ever-increasing demand for radio-frequency bandwidth from the commercial wireless industry, one of the Air Force’s greatest challenges is preventing potentially dangerous interference for U.S. […]


Zantech IT Services, Inc. Names Dr. Greg Hanson as its new Chief Operating Officer

January 11th, 2016

Zantech IT Services, Inc. has named Dr. Greg Hanson as its new Chief Operating Officer effective January 11, 2016. Dr. Hanson succeeds current COO Dr. C. Allan Foy who is retiring. Dr. Foy, who has served as COO since joining the company in 2008, will remain involved with the company in the capacity of Senior […]


DHG Financial Services Welcomes Regulatory Compliance Leaders Michelle Nuckols and Ann Barrar

January 7th, 2016

DHG Financial Services Welcomes Regulatory Compliance Leaders Michelle Nuckols and Ann Barrar Richmond, Va. – DHG is pleased to announce Michelle Nuckols, Senior Manager, and Ann Barrar, Senior Consultant, joined the DHG Financial Services practice. Based in Richmond, Va., Nuckols and Barrar bring significant credentials in regulatory compliance to assist financial services companies with evolving […]


2015 State of the Commonwealth Report

January 6th, 2016

This is the 1st State of the Commonwealth Report. It is jointly sponsored by the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University and the Virginia Chamber Foundation. While the report represents the work of many people connected in various ways to the university, it does not constitute an of cial viewpoint of Old Dominion or its […]


Vandeventer Black LLP names new Partners

January 5th, 2016

Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce that Norfolk-based attorneys Anthony J. Mazzeo, and Dustin M. Paul have been made Partner.   Mazzeo predominantly concentrates in government contracts, ship repair, international business, and maritime law. He is a former Navy Judge Advocate attorney and is licensed in Virginia, Washington D.C. and Florida.  Paul focuses his practice […]


Shentel to Acquire W. Va. Cable Company, Colane Cable TV, Inc.

January 4th, 2016

Deal includes the purchase of all assets and transition of Colane customers, employees  Edinburg, VA. – January 4, 2015 – Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (NASDAQ: SHEN) today announced an agreement to purchase Colane Cable TV for $2.4 million.  Colane Cable TV is a video, Internet and home phone provider located in southwestern West Virginia. Colane […]


Roanoke Times editorial: Why workforce training money is a “game-changer”

January 4th, 2016        Editorial Board        The Roanoke Times

In his proposed budget that the legislature will vote on this session, Gov. Terry McAuliffe ramps up spending on workforce development programs from $5 million to $24.6 million — a figure state community college officials have called “a game-changer.” When political candidates talk about the need for more education funding, this isn’t what they usually […]