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Jessica Hogan Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on September 19, 2018

     Jessica Hogan is the proud owner of FARMacy, a superfood smoothie delivery business that operates in Charlottesville, with the new addition of a Mexican Fusion food truck. Prior to starting FARMacy, Jessica went to nutrition school, where she graduated and realized that she wanted to help make...

PJ Harris Volunteer Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on September 19, 2018

PJ Harris is a “Double Hoo” from UVA, a former Associate at Woods Rogers PLC, current Founder /COO of Totem Systems, a suite of software tools that support the nonprofit industry. With a law degree, PJ has been able to work with people such as Lee Goodman, the...

Scott McNutt Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in on September 4, 2018

     Scott McNutt is the owner and operator of Avico, a company that provides homeowners and small businesses with expert designs, installations, and sales services. The business specializes in smart lighting, window treatments, and various other technological integrations. With twelve years of experience in consumer electronics, Scott is...

Barbara Kessler Volunteer Profile

Posted by Waverly Davis in Volunteer Profile on September 4, 2018

Barbara Kessler is Senior Director of Community Engagement and Outreach for UVA’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies. She is a believer in connecting people with resources that might be beneficial in their journey. Her experience in teaching, coaching, program development, volunteering and human resources highlight her desire...

Engage: How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals

Posted by CIC Admin in on July 25, 2018

About the Video: Stephen Duneier is a man of many trades. Some know him as an institutional investor, others as an art installation artist, others as a drummer, the list goes on. But, how did he become such an accomplished individual? Stephen has a strategy for how to accomplish your...

Engage: The Secret to Self Motivation

Posted by CIC Admin in on July 25, 2018

 About the Video: Mel Robbins was stuck: her marriage was spiraling out of control, she was on the brink of declaring bankruptcy, and she was dealing with the shame of having failed her family. Then, she began counting backwards from 5 and making a decision. It absolutely changed her life....

Engage: Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life Changing Business

Posted by CIC Admin in on July 25, 2018

About the Book: Romi Neustadt is a former corporate grind workaholic, having worked high-paying and high-stress jobs in both PR and law. However, she realized she wasn’t happy working too many hours around someone else’s schedule. So, she decided to risk it all, quitting her job...

Engage: Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

Posted by CIC Admin in on July 25, 2018

About the Video: Steve Jobs, the late founder and CEO of Apple, was one of the great minds of our generation. His name is synonymous with success but that wasn’t always the case. In this 2005 Stanford commencement address, Steve recounts both his failures and the successes he ultimately...

Engage: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Posted by CIC Admin in on July 25, 2018

Welcome to Engage! A monthly article introducing fresh insight on the entrepreneur experience through articles, books, documentaries, and other resources. We hope you enjoy! About the Book: Although women have held fifty percent of the college diplomas in America for over thirty years, men still hold the majority of leadership...

Phillip Riese Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on July 12, 2018

Phillip Riese is the owner of Unlocked History Escape Rooms, an escape room experience that lets you explore local history through themed puzzles and riddles. Phillip came up with the idea to bring escape rooms to Charlottesville while living abroad in Germany where they were already growing in popularity. Knowing...

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