3 Questions with George Hodson, CEO of Veritas Vineyard & Winery

3 Questions with George Hodson, CEO of Veritas Vineyard & Winery

George Hodson moved back to Virginia to take part in the family business in 2012. Since then, he's grown a wonderful passion for the wine industry and the Blue Ridge region of Virginia. Now CEO of Veritas Vineyard & Winery, we sat down with him over a glass of wine to hear his refreshing take...
July 18, 2018 — Graham McNeely
3 Questions with Rob Long, Co-Owner of River City Roll

3 Questions with Rob Long, Co-Owner of River City Roll

After five years with BB&T Capital Markets, Rob Long saw an opportunity to bring a boutique bowling alley to his hometown of Richmond, VA. Rob liked the concept of opening a venue with a focus on great food and drink with a backdrop of crashing pins and the energy associated with a bowling alley. “I...
July 13, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Chris Tsui, Owner of EAT Restaurant Partners

3 Questions with Chris Tsui, Owner of EAT Restaurant Partners

If you're at all familiar with the booming Richmond restaurant scene, you know about Chris Tsui's ever-growing portfolio of acclaimed dining spots. Starting with Osaka Sushi and Steak in 2005, Chris's group is now responsible for eight restaurants with more on the way. We're big fans of how he's making Richmond a more vibrant and...
June 29, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Tayloe Dameron, Owner of Upper Shirley Vineyards

3 Questions with Tayloe Dameron, Owner of Upper Shirley Vineyards

After serving as a lieutenant in the Army’s 8th Infantry Division and then spending twenty years in finance (mostly in Manhattan), Tayloe Dameron and his wife Suzy moved back to Virginia to start Upper Shirley Vineyards. Just 30 minutes outside of Richmond on a bend in the James River, their historic home and equestrian farm...
June 25, 2018 — Jason Deitz
Meet Our Friend: Marco Ferrabue of Canclini

Meet Our Friend: Marco Ferrabue of Canclini

Marco Ferrabue is a textile expert for Italian luxury mill, Canclini, where they produce some of the finest fabrics in the world, including the incredibly soft cotton for our Norfield Print. Throughout his career, Marco has been involved in textile production from fiber to finished product. Marco first began his career in textile production where...
June 01, 2018 — Cailyn Nikolis
3 Questions with David Muhlenfeld, Creative Director + Brand Songwriter

3 Questions with David Muhlenfeld, Creative Director + Brand Songwriter

Since launching his first music-driven campaign for FreeCreditReport.com in 2007, David Muhlenfeld has created dozens of music-driven spots for clients including Coca-Cola & Walmart, Comcast/Xfinity, Sabra, Norwegian Cruise Line, and most notably, Oreo. His “Wonderfilled” songs have been recorded by artists including Adam Lambert, Owl City, Kacey Musgraves, Tegan & Sara, Chromeo, Lights and Yelle,...
May 25, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Tom Roberts, Venture Capital Investor

3 Questions with Tom Roberts, Venture Capital Investor

Tom Roberts is a founding member of venture capital fund Harbert Growth Partners, which provides growth capital to emerging entrepreneurial leaders. He's spent the last 20+ years as a principal in creating and investing in new businesses and as an advisor to entrepreneurs and corporate executives on operating growth, financing and exit strategies. We caught...
May 18, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Andy Stefanovich, Corporate Curator / Advisor / Investor

3 Questions with Andy Stefanovich, Corporate Curator / Advisor / Investor

You may recognize Andy Stefanovich from his regular appearances on CNBC or in Fast Company. He's earned a reputation as a thought leader capable of inspiring innovation from the inside out and has helped big brands, such as Coca-Cola, Disney, General Electric and Procter & Gamble. Andy still saves time for impacting local nonprofits and...
May 10, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Ben Pfinsgraff, Co-Founder of Common House

3 Questions with Ben Pfinsgraff, Co-Founder of Common House

After graduating from the University of Maryland, Ben Pfinsgraff was drafted by the Phillies and spent three years with the organization before joining a hedge fund, getting his MBA at Darden School and then working as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank. In 2015 he co-founded Common House in Charlottesville as a contemporary social club—not...
May 03, 2018 — Jason Deitz
3 Questions with Startup Virginia's Chief Programming Officer, Richard Wintsch

3 Questions with Startup Virginia's Chief Programming Officer, Richard Wintsch

Richard Wintsch began his career in private banking for JP Morgan before making his move to Richmond, where he spent 14 years at ChamberRVA. He spent that time pioneering and launching multiple leadership programs designed to attract and retain emerging leaders in the Richmond region, and was recognized as one of Richmond’s Top 40 under...
April 27, 2018 — Jason Deitz