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Dixon Hughes Goodman Welcomes Janice Kong as DHG Private Equity Tax Director

March 23rd, 2017

Tysons, Va, March 23, 2017 – Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG), a top 20 public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Janice Kong has joined the firm as a Private Equity tax director. She will work out of the firm’s Tysons, Virginia office and will lead cross functional teams who execute tax due […]

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Michael D. Pierce Joins Vandeventer Black’s Norfolk Office

March 22nd, 2017

Norfolk, VA (March 21, 2017) – Vandeventer Black LLP welcomes new associate Michael. D. Pierce to the Norfolk office where he will initially join the Labor & Employment and Workers’ Compensation legal team. As part of the professional training program established by the Firm, Pierce will rotate within its various legal departments. “We are very […]

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PBMARES’ ARTIFICE FORENSIC FINANCIAL SERVICES DIVISON DIRECTOR LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT CORPORATE MONITORS

March 20th, 2017

FAIRFAX, VA (3/17/17) – John Hanson, CPA, CFE, CCEP, Director of Artifice Forensic Financial Services – a division of PBMares, LLP – has launched the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors (IAICM) and will serve as the organization’s Chairman & President. “Corporate Monitoring is something I am very passionate about and there was no association dedicated to […]

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Business Briefs – Week of March 13-17

March 17th, 2017

Chamber Virginia Slips In National Business Rankings Daily News Record Blueprint Virginia regional rollout in Harrisonburg (video) WHSV Group of 25 who will vet requests for GO Virginia money includes Richmond region’s most influential RTD GO Virginia’s regional councils named Daily Press   Bills we’re watching Mark Webb column: Dominion still offers the best deal […]

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Many VA Chamber Members are Highlighted in March Issue of Virginia Business Magazine’s Feature of Most Influential Virginians

March 16th, 2017

http://www.virginiabusiness.com/news/article/most-influential-virginians-2017

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PBMares, LLP Staff Promotions

March 14th, 2017

PBMares is proud to recognize the following staff who recently earned their CPA license: Jennifer Sciandra, CPA and a Staff Accountant with PBMares, obtained her CPA license.  She graduated from Misericordia University with a BA in Accounting and with a Masters in Business Administration. Corey French, CPA and a Staff Accountant with PBMares, obtained his CPA license. He […]

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Business Briefs – Week of March 6-10

March 10th, 2017

Chamber State Chamber seeks input Bedford Bulletin GO Virginia to create Roanoke-Blacksburg-Lynchburg economic council Roanoke Times Martin-Lawson named chamber volunteer of the year Daily Progress Twelve of 20 local legislators reported gifts in the period RTD Long-serving leader of Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce to retire Virginia Business   Bills we’re watching Virginia’s Rainy Day […]

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Business Briefs – Week of February 27-March 3

March 10th, 2017

Chamber FERC gets pipeline comments The Inter-Mountain Virginia Becomes Latest State to Pass Rare Coin Sales Tax Exemption Coin Week Mike Petters speaks at NGA Winter meeting (video) Most Influential Virginians 2017 Virginia Business Magazine   Bills we’re watching Deal reached on state economic development reform RTD Va. legislators send governor bill to encourage charters […]

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Sama Bilbao y León column: Little nuclear reactors could be a big boon for Virginia

March 7th, 2017        Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium

The following op-ed appeared in the Richmond Times Dispatch. Click here to view the full article on their website. by Sama Bilbao y León Virginia would be the perfect place to develop pint-size nuclear reactors for use around the world. These very small modular reactors — known as vSMRs — would avoid the kinds of problems […]

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Sama Bilbao y León column: Little nuclear reactors could be a big boon for Virginia

March 7th, 2017        Sama Bilbao y León        Richmond Times-Dispatch

Read the full column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch at http://www.richmond.com/opinion/their-opinion/guest-columnists/sama-bilbao-y-le-n-column-little-nuclear-reactors-could/article_463df37d-1970-533e-b6e7-0d6ed93d7fac.html …With our large nuclear infrastructure and know-how, Virginia would be ideal for the development of very small nuclear reactors, for both military and commercial use. AREVA and BWX Technologies, both among the world’s leading nuclear suppliers, have key facilities in Virginia. Newport News Shipbuilding, the builder […]

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