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So thankful for your sponsorship of our FIRST LEGO League rookie team. We are still in shock that our team took 1st place in regionals at JMU in November 2017. They have worked hard, but more importantly learned a ton along the way. We have many people asking us about next year and wanting to start a team. Our hope is to keep the enthusiasm going and help start some more teams for next year! Thank you, SVTC!

Cynthia Groulx Mutscheller FIRST LEGO League Coach

As a technology user and training coordinator, I find the SVTC luncheons a great source of information and networking.  I have developed contracts with businesses and trainers as a result of conversations at the meetings.  SVTC helps me to serve the needs of my customers and clients.

Mary SullivanBlue Ridge Community College

ComSonics relies on local educational facilities to provide us with employees. We certainly hire a good number of them and they are quite specialized in the sort of training we require. I think our connection with the Tech Council has helped establish connections with these educational facilities, such as Blue Ridge Community College and Massanutten Technical Center. Through my connection with Nick Swayne, a fellow member, I’ve been able to connect with the engineering students and curriculum at JMU. I was able to participate as a judge in several events, connect with other judges, review many of the engineering projects students put on, and get an insight into what students are learning and focusing on.

Dick ShimpComSonics

Doing business in the Valley is very important to grep Innovation. We often do businesses outside of this region, there’s a lot of work we do in other states and spread across the country. Because we prefer to give our business to locals — and source our talent locally, if we can —we find our active participation with the tech council to be very helpful in finding vendors, talent, skills, and services that are available here, so we don’t have to go outside of the Valley to find these resources.

Ron Perrygrep Innovation

SVTC membership has been an invaluable asset to Cadence over the years.  As a growing company in this area, our ability to leverage the many available networking activities continues to be an integral part of our on-going success.  Cadence has also benefited from recognition by the SVTC as the High Tech Company at the annual Tech Nite awards event. Networking is a significant part of the Tech Council. Through the SVTC, we met Sonaray, who also happened to be within the same industrial park as our company. Now we have lights in our facility that are brighter and more cost efficient because of our relationship with them. It just goes to show you that the connections you make through the Tech Council can lead to real business.

Chip HarvillCadence, Inc.

While absolutely any company has its ups and downs, the last year was especially tumultuous for us. Thankfully, with these advisors onboard we were able to patch it up and carry on!

Isabelle HughesAugusta County - Economic Development

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ComSonics is an electronic telecommunications firm headquartered locally in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We are the global leader in proactive plant maintenance solutions, ensuring cable plant integrity through innovative products as well as electronic and fiber optic repair services.

Harrisonburg

Dick Shimp

ComSonics

ComSonics

City

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Cadence is a full-service contract manufacturer and leading supplier of advanced products, technologies and services to medical device, life science, and industrial companies worldwide. When it comes to new product design and development, we strive to be the partner of choice.

Staunton

Chip Harvill

Cadence, Inc

City

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Member Spotlight

The Harrisonburg MSA is a hub for technology development. Employers are quickly discovering the tremendous assets available in the Harrisonburg area. Ideally situated two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, the Shenandoah Valley offers a great quality of life...

Harrisonburg

Brian Shull

Harrisonburg City

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The JMU College of Business is a learning community committed to excellence in preparing students to be engaged, principled business professionals and leaders; advancing scholarship in business disciplines; and enhancing organizational performance through our outreach activities.

Harrisonburg

Mary Gowan

JMU College of Business

JMU College of Business logo

City

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JMU's Outreach & Engagement is part of Academic Affairs. Outreach and Engagement offers credit and non-credit programs as well as targeted one-time courses, certificate programs, and complete degree programs at a distance. The mission of Outreach & Engagement is to serve as a catalyst...

Harrisonburg

Carol Fleming

JMU Outreach & Engagement

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City

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Member Spotlight

PBMares is a mid-Atlantic top 100 Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm focused on serving the audit, tax, accounting and consulting needs of companies and individuals across Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC including Hampton Roads, Shenandoah Valley...

Harrisonburg

Ed Yoder

PBMares, LLP

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City

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Lumos Networks is a telecommunications service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide leading-edge data, broadband, voice and IP services to carrier, business and residential customers over a dense 5,800 route-mile fiber network.

Waynesboro

James Nester

Lumos Networks

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Steven Toyota will take care of all automobile needs. Whether it be sales, service, parts, or just to make a friend! Come see us today!

Waynesboro

Ryan Sodikoff

Steven Toyota

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Rockingham Group Insurance is a property & casualty insurance company providing coverage for homes, autos, farms, and businesses. Headquartered in Harrisonburg, Virginia we are eligible to write business in all fifty states. For almost 150 years, we've been ensuring the people...

Harrisonburg

Karen Bowman

Rockingham Insurance

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City

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The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) creates technology-based economic development strategies to accelerate innovation, imagination and the next generation of technology and technology companies. Created in 1985, CIT, a non-profit corporation...

Herndon

Kevin May

Center for Innovative Technology

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City

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Member Spotlight

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a large legal firm centered in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. WAW provides full legal services with client-oriented teams in Business, Health Care, Tax, Intellectual Property, Education and Local Government, Employment and Employee Benefits, and Litigation.

Harrisonburg

John Wiita

Wharton Aldhizer Weaver PLC

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City

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Serco Inc. is the North American division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our customers deliver vital services more efficiently...

Harrisonburg

Michael Goertzen

Serco Inc.

Serco logo

City

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REO Logistics is a family of companies based in the Mid-Atlantic region that delivers a full range of global logistics services. With our business assets based in Virginia and West Virginia, we design and manage full-service contract logistics services, including transportation, storage, distribution...

Waynesboro

Rebecca Polan

Solutions Place logo

REO Logistics

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

ComSonics is an electronic telecommunications firm headquartered locally in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We are the global leader in proactive plant maintenance solutions, ensuring cable plant integrity through innovative products as well as electronic and fiber optic repair services.

Harrisonburg

Dick Shimp

ComSonics

ComSonics

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

JMU's Outreach & Engagement is part of Academic Affairs. Outreach and Engagement offers credit and non-credit programs as well as targeted one-time courses, certificate programs, and complete degree programs at a distance. The mission of Outreach & Engagement is to serve as a catalyst...

Harrisonburg

Carol Fleming

JMU Outreach
& Engagement

Outreach and Engagement logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

The Harrisonburg MSA is a hub for technology development. Employers are quickly discovering the tremendous assets available in the Harrisonburg area. Ideally situated two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, the Shenandoah Valley offers a great quality of life...

Harrisonburg

Brian Shull

Harrisonburg City

City of Harrisonburg Seal - transp.

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a large legal firm centered in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. WAW provides full legal services with client-oriented teams in Business, Health Care, Tax, Intellectual Property, Education and Local Government, Employment and Employee Benefits, and Litigation.

Harrisonburg

John Wiita

Wharton Aldhizer
Weaver PLC

WAW logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Steven Toyota will take care of all automobile needs. Whether it be sales, service, parts, or just to make a friend! Come see us today!

Harrisonburg

Ryan Sodikoff

Steven Toyota

Steven Toyota Logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

PBMares is a mid-Atlantic top 100 Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm focused on serving the audit, tax, accounting and consulting needs of companies and individuals across Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC including Hampton Roads, Shenandoah Valley...

Harrisonburg

Ed Yoder

PBMares, LLP

PBMares, LLC logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Lumos Networks is a telecommunications service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide leading-edge data, broadband, voice and IP services to carrier, business and residential customers over a dense 5,800 route-mile fiber network.

Waynesboro

James Nester

Lumos Networks

Lumos logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

The JMU College of Business is a learning community committed to excellence in preparing students to be engaged, principled business professionals and leaders; advancing scholarship in business disciplines; and enhancing organizational performance through our outreach activities.

Harrisonburg

Mary Gowan

JMU College of
Business

JMU College of Business logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) creates technology-based economic development strategies to accelerate innovation, imagination and the next generation of technology and technology companies. Created in 1985, CIT, a non-profit corporation...

Herndon

Kevin May

Center for Innovative
Technology

CIT logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Rockingham Group Insurance is a property & casualty insurance company providing coverage for homes, autos, farms, and businesses. Headquartered in Harrisonburg, Virginia we are eligible to write business in all fifty states. For almost 150 years, we've been ensuring the people and companies...

Harrisonburg

Karen Bowman

Rockingham
Insurance

Rockingham Insurance Logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Serco Inc. is the North American division of Serco Group, plc, one of the world’s leading service companies. Serco serves Federal, state and local governments, along with the Canadian government and commercial customers. We help our customers deliver vital services more efficiently...

Harrisonburg

Michael Goertzen

Serco Inc.

Serco logo

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

Cadence is a full-service contract manufacturer and leading supplier of advanced products, technologies and services to medical device, life science, and industrial companies worldwide. When it comes to new product design and development, we strive to be the partner of choice.

Staunton

Chip Harvill

Cadence, Inc

City

Primary Contact

Member Spotlight

REO Logistics is a family of companies based in the Mid-Atlantic region that delivers a full range of global logistics services. With our business assets based in Virginia and West Virginia, we design and manage full-service contract logistics services, including transportation, storage, distribution...

Waynesboro

Rebecca Polan

REO Logistics

Solutions Place logo

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