Success Stories

Rural Communities Rally across Southwest Virginia

By Andrew Barnes As a part of an ongoing effort to diversify and invigorate the economy of Southwest Virginia, an organization devoted to community and small business development has focused successfully in recent years on a program designed to encourage investment in and promotion of the unique cultural and outdoor […]

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Don Green- Successful Entrepreneur

“We have to take risks in life, but the biggest risk of all is not taking one.”- Don Green Don ‘Husky’ Green, CEO of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, knows what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur. Green has 38 years of experience in banking, half that time as bank […]

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MountainRose Vineyard

“Entrepreneurs must learn their strengths and weaknesses, they must think things through”- Suzanne Lawson MountainRose Vineyard Inc., the first vineyard in Wise County Virginia, is a family owned and operated business. Deeper than the satisfying tastes of its wine lies the secrets of MountainRose Vineyard’s soil. Suzanne and David Lawson, […]

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