Cater Nation


Cater Nation is an online ordering platform for administrative, sales and other professionals with catering needs. Cater Nation was founded in October, 2009 by a group of industry veterans that invented the soup to nuts online catering platform that is so popular today.

Cater Nation’s mission is to remain the premier online catering service in the nation by providing customers with a high quality service that makes their lives easier. We also offer assistance to our catering partners within our Value Added Program.



ChamberRVA, formerly known as the The Greater Richmond Chamber, was chartered in 1867 and has been a strong and positive force in shaping the financial, educational, and civic well being of the region, serving the city of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico.

The Chamber believes the success of our business is dependent upon the success of yours. Their first priority is to provide significant value to its members and help their businesses continue grow, in every economy. ChamberRVA exists to help navigate member businesses to success by saving members money, enhancing member knowledge, giving members visibility through sponsorship and marketing opportunities, involving members in the community, and connecting members with others.

Dominion Energy, Inc.

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Dominion (NYSE: D) is one of the nation’s largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of more than 27,500 megawatts of generation, 12,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,000 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion operates the nations’ largest natural gas storage system with 942 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves 5.7 million utility and retail energy customers in 12 states.

The company, which has operations in 13 states in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Northeast regions of the U.S. and in Texas, brought in $15.1 billion in revenue in 2009, ranking it No 153 on the Forbes 500. As of December 31, 2009, Dominion had total assets of $42.6 billion.

For more information about Dominion,visit the company’s website at

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is one of twelve reserve banks across the United States that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., forms the Federal Reserve System. The Richmond Fed, as part of the nation’s central bank, helps formulate monetary policy, supervises and regulates banks, and assists with the operation of the nation’s financial and payments systems to maintain the overall stability of the financial system.

The Fifth Federal Reserve District serves Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and most of West Virginia. The Richmond Fed opened in 1914 and has branch offices in Baltimore, Maryland, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

For more information, please visit the Bank’s website at

Vice President

Title: Vice President
Name: Renee Gaines
Firm: Venture Richmond, Inc.
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Renee Gaines is the Office Administrator for Venture Richmond, Inc., a non-profit organization that engages business and community leaders in partnering with the city to enhance the vitality of the community, particularly downtown. Venture Richmond promotes the betterment of downtown through economic development, marketing, promotion, advocacy and events.  She organizes correspondences and schedules meeting for both the Board of Directors and Trustees.  She has been champion for downtown Richmond for 20 years and is proud to have been a part of its transformation.

Renee has been a member of EWI since 2019.  She is excited to serve on the EWI board of directors as the Programs Director.

A RVA native, Renee is the proud mother of Morgan and grandmother of Amaya. She enjoys reading, travel, shopping and spending time with her family.

Legal Resources


Legal Resources has been a Group Legal Plan Provider over 20 years. Today Legal Resources serves over 500 client groups nationwide. Legal Resources is the only Legal Care provider that allows employees to select a full service local law firm. Our plan pays 100% of the attorney fees for all our fully covered legal services, and our Plan includes Identity Theft Assistance. Legal Resources provides all administrative support to implement and maintain the benefit. There are no minimum participation requirements.

Confused about Legal Plans? The difference is Night & Day.

Highlights of the Legal Resources Plan include:

  • No hidden fees or waiting periods
  • Employees select their own local law firm
  • The Plan can never be used against the employer
  • More core legal services covered at 100% than any other plan
  • No cost to the employer
  • Low cost to the employee

We pride ourselves on our comprehensive coverage, attorney panel convenience, and a commitment to member satisfaction. That’s why over 500 companies have made the choice and selected Legal Resources to serve all their employees legal needs nationwide.

Employer sponsored group legal plans
Employee groups of 100 or more

Marsh & McLennan Agency

Marsh & McLennan Agency was founded in October 2000 by Jim Slabaugh, Jeff Penny, and Sabrina Holme. In 1990, Jim Slabaugh and Jeff Penny were founders of Slabaugh, Morgan, White & Associates, an employee benefits consulting firm. Sabrina Holme was a Partner in the CPA firm of Keiter, Stephens, Hurst, Gary & Shreaves.

Marsh & McLennan Agencyis about people – both our own and the clients we serve. Our employees are experienced benefit professionals, specializing in benefit design and administration, underwriting, communications and human resources. We are dedicated to providing high quality consulting advice to our clients so they can attract and retain quality employees.

Whether our clients need assistance in developing a single benefit design or the coordinated management of several programs and services, we’ll bring an “outside the box” approach to help accomplish these goals.

Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.


The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. is an economic development team representing the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, and the City of Richmond, Virginia.

The Partnership offers site location assistance and other services to domestic and foreign companies planning new or expanded facilities. It is a single point of contact to the network of private sector and state and local government professionals that supports a company’s facility location decision. The Partnership has four main work activities: Marketing and New Business Attraction, Business Retention and Expansion, Workforce Development Services, and New Small Business Formation.

The Partnership is organized as a public-private, not-for-profit corporation funded jointly by the four local governments and approximately 200 area businesses. The partnership staff has a total of more than 150 years of economic and community development experience, which ensures that inquiries are handled in a professional and timely manner.

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