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Antwon Brinson Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on June 21, 2018

Antwon Brinson is the owner of Culinary Concepts AB, a training program that teaches life skills through culinary arts.  Antwon has been cooking for over fifteen years, touting experience both nationally and internationally in the Caribbean. When Antwon moved to Charlottesville a year ago to become the Executive Chef...

Bryan Thomas Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Volunteer Profile on June 21, 2018

Bryan Thomas began his career in banking at United Virginia Bank in the Management Development Program.  From there, he worked as a Commercial Lender at United Virginia Bank, Central Fidelity Bank, One Valley Bank, and BB&T. He has also taught numerous classes in the Charlottesville area with...

Erik Parker Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on June 21, 2018

Eric F. Parker is an Executive Director and Wealth Advisor in the Charlottesville office of Morgan Stanley. Eric works with a select group of families to help coordinate their overall wealth management plans. His disciplined, five-step process seeks to address the key wealth management areas that are of greatest importance...

Jessica Tiller Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on May 23, 2018

After graduating Law School in 2012, Jessica Tiller moved from Raleigh, North Carolina to Charlottesville and commuted to Harrisonburg where she worked at a small law firm. Jessica sought to open her own law firm after she witnessed some traditional firms focusing on billable hours rather than client relationships and needs....

Angelic’s Kitchen & Catering Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Entrepreneur Profile on May 22, 2018

Angelic Jenkins is the owner of Angelic’s Kitchen and Catering, a family owned catering business offering southern soul food at festivals and gatherings. Angelic’s history with cooking is a long one, she grew up cooking with her mother as a child and later attended CATEC&rsquo...

Sara Clayborne Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on April 30, 2018

A dancer since childhood, Sara Clayborne graduated from the Professional Children’s School in New York City and went on to dance professionally with the New York Theatre Ballet and Richmond Ballet Training Program. In 2007 she co-founded Charlottesville Ballet with Emily Hartka. Charlottesville Ballet’s unique mission focuses...

Thicket Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Entrepreneur Profile on April 30, 2018

Rebecca Perea-Kane has always loved creating things with her hands. After college she began working for a series of designers in New York and Paris, gravitating towards jewelry design. In 2013 Becca moved to Charlottesville for graduate school at UVA and after graduating she started working for a jewelry company as...

Chris Webster Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on April 5, 2018

Chris Webster is a civil and geotechnical engineer who has worked in both the private and public sector.  For over ten years, Chris worked for a large engineering firm specializing in geotechnical projects in which he had the opportunity to travel to Burundi and Hatti.  In these travels,...

Seth Herman Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on April 5, 2018

Brought to Charlottesville for the music industry, Seth operated his own company for years.  While here, he noticed that there was a gap in the market as people desired to buy used outdoor gear but lacked an access point.  Inspired by this observation and passion for the outdoors,...

Michele Zehr Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on February 25, 2018

Michele Zehr is the founder of We2 and The Center for Earth Based Healing, which offers programs for survivors of sexual and domestic violence through the medium of ecotherapy. They offer three, free of charge, programs that work directly with survivors. Early on in her career, Michele kept following what...

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