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Jay Townsend Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on November 6, 2017

32 years ago, Jay Townsend left his accounting job and decided to open a landscaping company with one employee.  Focusing on building success one job at a time, JW Townsend Landscapes has now grown to 75 employees working on a diverse number of projects throughout central Virginia.  Jay believes that...

Nicole Hawker Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on November 3, 2017

Nicole decided to start her business Cville Health and Wellness when she recognized that a community need was not being met.  Before coming to Charlottesville, Nicole lived in Tennessee where she was a partner for an organization that provided community wellness information. Living in Charlottesville, Nicole saw that there...

NoBull Burger Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Entrepreneur Profile on October 3, 2017

Growing up in the Charlottesville area, Elizabeth received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Education from the University of Virginia.  At the same time she was finishing her degree, her family wanted to take their homemade veggie burger and bring it to...

Katie White Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on October 3, 2017

Katie has been motivated to create change within her community from an early age.  As a public school teacher in Baltimore, Katie was placed in a socio-economically diverse school made up of both city and county students.  Subsequently, she moved with her family to Stoke-on-Trent, England and attended...

Charles Thacher Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on August 22, 2017

Charles Thacher moved from New York to Charlottesville eight years ago. During the 1970s, he founded and ran a consulting business and worked as an actuary. The business performed consulting work with medium sized organizations and grew to include six offices across the country. Charles sold the business in the...

Shanniki Green Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Entrepreneur Profile on July 27, 2017

Shanniki Green, a Fluvanna County Native, Author & Inspirational Speaker began her career in Event Planning in 2013, her trust in God allowed her to turn her pain into purpose. She is a proud Mother of 2 and a devout Christian. Her passion for inspiring others and her trust in the Lord...

Todd Kennedy Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Volunteer Profile on June 27, 2017

Todd Kennedy is Senior Vice President at Capital One in charge of US Card’s Machine Learning and Data Strategy. Todd joined the company in 1996 after graduating from the University of Virginia with a degree in Chemical Engineering.  During his time at Capital One, Todd has held multiple...

Michael Latsko Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Volunteer Profile on June 22, 2017

Michael was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia where he studied English and attended law school. Michael then went on to practice corporate law in New York City before moving back to Charlottesville. Since then, he has spent 20 years in...

Susan Weiner Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on June 22, 2017

Susan Weiner grew up in rural Alabama before attending Wesleyan University for her undergraduate studies. She then went on to earn her MBA at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania by working as a small business consultant at the Wharton Small Business Development Center. After completing her studies,...

Ewa Harr Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on June 22, 2017

Ewa Harr performed her undergraduate studies at the College of William and Mary before moving across the country to do her graduate work at the California Institute of Integral Studies. After this, she worked as a therapeutic playroom coordinator and earned her Marriage and Family Therapist license in California. Ewa...

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