Nearly 350 business and community leaders were in attendance at the Annual Meeting presented by Central Virginia Sports held February 27. The event played off the theme of “Growing Together. Succeeding Together."
The Annual Meeting highlighted accomplishments and embraced new core values to advance the region forward with its program of work. These core values are Agile, Accountable, Beyond the Business Card, Bold, Integrity, Champion Free Enterprise and Southern Hospitality. View 2018 Annual Report/2019 Business Plan
The F. M. “Dink” Cloyd award for service to the Alliance was presented to Ed Craighill, Boxley, and the George Taylor Stewart III award for community service was given to Joan Foster, Beacon of Hope and former City of Lynchburg Mayor.
Terri Gibson, Daly Seven was recognized as the Ambassador of the Year and Geoff Kershner, Academy Center for the Arts was honored with the YP to Watch award.
The Alliance also recognized A. G. Jefferson and Wells Fargo Advisors (formerly Wheat First Securities) who are celebrating their 50th
anniversary as Alliance members in 2019.