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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...

Brad Uhl Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on February 22, 2018

During his fourth year studying economics at the University of Virginia, Brad began working at a local editorial design company. Within this role, Brad built his experience in branding. Years later and looking for a change in occupation, Brad met Brandon Wooten. Brandon worked as a freelance designer and was...

Marga Odahowski Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on February 1, 2018

Moving to Charlottesville after attending a local Dream Conference, Marga Odahowski served on the University of Virginia’s faculty as an Assistant Director for Health and Promotion as well as the Director of studies for the UVA’s International Residential College.  After 24 years of working for UVA,...

Yvonne Cunningham Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Entrepreneur Profile on January 31, 2018

Yvonne Cunningham, owner of Nona's Italian Cucina, began to fall in love with the art of food when she spent seven years in Naples, Italy. Within her local community, Yvonne met a grandmother who only spoke Italian; however, they were able to communicate through food. Through this relationship,...

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