Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia

BBB  Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia works to ensure an ethical marketplace trust.  The BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing Market Place trust. This trust, as seen by the BBB, is found through two primary factors – integrity and performance.  All BBB accredited businesses have agreed to live our Standards of Trust.  Our Standards of Trust are a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, and best practices focused on how business should treat the public – fairly and honestly in all circumstances.


President

Title: President
Name: Jennifer Benton
Firm: Virginia Credit Union
Firm Website:  https://www.vacu.org/

Financial Partnership Manager, Jennifer Benton, is an industry expert with many years of successful financial services and business development experience. As a Financial Partnership Manager, Jennifer partners with Virginia Credit Union’s Select Employee Groups, State Agencies, Local Governments, and Communities for the State of Virginia. Based in Richmond VA, Virginia Credit Union is one of the 55 largest credit unions in the country. Chartered in 1928 with over 250,000 members and more than $3 billion assets. As a cooperative, Virginia Credit Union operates solely for the benefit of its members, not outside stockholders. Earnings of the cooperative are returned to members through helpful services, attractive rates, lower fees, and financial education. Virginia Credit Union’s vision is to be the members’ trusted provider of financial services, helping them achieve greater success.

A native to Virginia Beach, Jennifer’s experience includes more than 20 years of financial services, management, business development, marketing, and customer service knowledge. Jennifer has been a Notary Public for the State of Virginia. Possessed her Life, Health, and Annuities license and Real Estate License for the State of Virginia. Jennifer is an active participant in the community showing support through organizations such as Executive Women International, National Association of Women Business Owners, FeedMore, Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce, Johnston Willis Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond.


Cater Nation

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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

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 www.dom.com.


Cherry Bekaert LLP

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For over 60 years, Cherry Bekaert LLP has provided high-quality financial and management services to a diverse and successful client base. As an innovative and highly professional certified public accounting and consulting firm, Cherry Bekaert LLP serves as a valued advisor to over 25,000 clients by providing guidance on important operational and individual matters.

Currently ranked among the top 30 accounting firms in the nation, Cherry Bekaert LLP is uniquely positioned to impart quality, cost-effective and practical advice to clients that include multinational corporations, private businesses, non-profit organizations, governmental entities, emerging or start-up firms and successful individuals.

Whether your needs are accounting, audit, tax, or consulting related, Cherry Bekaert LLP is the Firm of Choice in the Southeast. We offer the extensive service opportunities normally associated with national firms, coupled with the service continuity, value-based fee structure and personal relationships inherent in a local firm.

As one of the largest regional CPA firms headquartered in the Southeast, Cherry Bekaert LLP’s resource network stretches across six states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, and nationally and internationally through our alliance with Baker Tilly International Limited, an association of independent accounting and consulting firms.

Industry Concentrations

Service Capabilities

  • Financial Institutions Group
  • Global Solutions Group
  • Government Contractor Services Group
  • Government Services Group
    • State & Local
    • Federal
  • Healthcare & Medical Sciences Group
  • Information Technology Group
  • Manufacturing Group
  • Not-For-Profit Group
    • Colleges & Universities
  • Real Estate & Construction Group
  • Restaurant & Retail Group
  • Assurance & Accounting
  • Business Valuations
  • Compensation & Benefit Solutions
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Estate & Succession Planning
  • Financial Services
  • Internal Audit & Outsourcing
  • International Tax
  • IT Assurance
  • Litigation Support
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk Management (RADAR) Services
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Consulting
  • State & Local Tax
  • Strategic Management Services
  • Tax Planning Compliance

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 http://www.richmondfed.org.


Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc.

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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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