Previous Member Spotlights

Marne Power
Influence Ecology
612-310-4809

What We Do

I am accountable for Business Development in Central Virginia for a business education company. We teach ambitious professionals a unique education specializing in transactional competence. In addition, I lead free workshops in Richmond about our education. The next workshop in Richmond will be Monday September 18th, 6:00 to 8:30pm at Stratford University in Short Pump. Here is the link to register https://www.influenceecology.com/workshop-richmond/

Referrals Wanted

Our programs are for ambitions professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs or mid-level managers. I would like to meet people who are accountable for a sales staff (e.g. Real Estate Brokers, Insurance Brokers, etc.), or work with entrepreneurs/small business owners (e.g. Bankers, CPA’s, etc.).

My Take On Pro

I find Pro to be a wonderful venue to practice, learn and connect. Practice articulating my offer in the marketplace, learn about the art of networking, and connect with other professionals committed to expanding their businesses and resources.

Andrea Starr
Imprint
804-823-2891

What We Do

Imprint’s mission is to “provide relief for at risk and impoverished youth in our community”. Imprint is committed to making a difference in their lives by providing supplemental food and exposing language through books

Referrals Wanted

By partnering together, we have a larger voice to spread awareness, provide support, and offer hope. Would you like to volunteer for one of our events, donate for an auction or be a sponsor?

My Take On Pro

For me, the best part of being a member of the PRO family are the other members that I have had the privilege to meet, as well as the personal relationships that I’ve established. I truly cherish the support and friendships that I have gained from PRO

Lisa Goodall
American Cancer Society
804-397-9922

What We Do

Business development and outreach. I recruit, train, and mentor leadership volunteers to perform at optimal levels for the organization. I promote events through media outlets and consistently identify trends and market opportunities to facilitate growth

Referrals Wanted

Great referrals for me are businesses that are looking for an opportunity to be out in the community. Also, I am looking to meet individuals who focus heavily on personal development. That would be a great connection for me as well.

My Take On Pro

Just wanted to share that for me being a member of PRO has been a game changer! What I love most about it is the family atmosphere. I feel that I have not only gained networking partners, but some wonderful friends as well. PRO opened up a whole new wo

Scott Glass
Liz Moore & Associates
804-837-1754

What We Do

Honesty, integrity, and compassion are my greatest values, and I promise to utilize these same values in assisting you with your real estate needs. Whether buying, selling, or looking for an investment opportunity.

Referrals Wanted

I am always looking to add more value to the service I provide my clients. I would like to meet reputable contractors, mortgage loan officers, appraisers, stagers, and other professionals with whom I can build relationships and exchange referrals.

My Take On Pro

More than any other networking group, PRO is about building relationships with strategic partners throughout the entire organization- not just your own group. Those r

Matt Escobar
Matt Escobar State Farm Insurance
804-745-2886

What We Do

My team takes the stress and confusion out of insurance. We offer all types of both personal and commercial insurance. Personally as a car enthusiast, I specialize in luxury, antique and specialty vehicles.

Referrals Wanted

I am looking to connect with members of car clubs, specialty automotive shops and suppliers and the owners of luxury, antique and specialty vehicles.

My Take On Pro

PRO Richmond has been great. I am in my second year and it is unlike any other group I have been a part of. They are low pressure but at the same time push you to get out of your comfort zone and everybody truly wants to see your business excel.

Karen Larsen
HR Tabs
804-405-5003

What We Do

I deliver the “why” of employment compliance coupled with the “how” of best practices to help small and mid-size employers fulfill the complex requirements of Federal and State employment laws. The objectives are two-fold. First, to tailor and implement p

Referrals Wanted

CPAs, Financial Advisors, Business Lawyers, Commercial Insurance Agents, General Contractors, Plumbing, Heating & Air Companies, Veterinarians & Animal Hospitals, Dentists, Retail Businesses

My Take On Pro

As a PRO Richmond Member I am growing my professional network in an atmosphere of trust, mutual support and encouragement among the Members. Clearly, the shared objective of all Members is to help one another be successful.

Nicola McCloskey
Home Loan Zone
804-714-4451

What We Do

With over 12 years in the industry, I pride myself on relieving my clients of the stress of home buying or refinancing. As a Mortgage Broker, I shop a variety of lenders to ensure the best loan program and most competitive rate for my clients.

Referrals Wanted

Realtors are my best source of referrals. I work hard to put the home buyer financing together and get the deal to the closing table as quickly as possible. If you know realtors who would be willing to sit down and have a chat, I would love to meet with t

My Take On Pro

Margarita Barbosa
Pathways
804-862-1104 x322

What We Do

Non-profit community development corporation

Referrals Wanted

Businesses, hotels, restaurants, clubs, banks … and virtually any entity that is willing to support our mission as a donor, a volunteer, an event sponsor or an advocate to promote youth education and workforce development in Virginia.

My Take On Pro

Bill Thurston
A C Glass
804-262-0216

What We Do

Flat glass and mirrors for both residential and commercial applications.

Referrals Wanted

Residential contractors who do bathroom and kitchen renovations, commercial building and property managers, plus homeowners who need window or door glass, exercise room mirrors, table tops or shower enclosures.

My Take On Pro

Christin Bonomonte
The Main Street Group
804-270-4470

What We Do

Financial Advisor

Referrals Wanted

Individuals who are starting a new phase in life – buying a home, getting married, having children, transitioning to a new job, or planning for retirement. Also, I specialize in small business clients – particularly restaurants and breweries.

My Take On Pro

Roger Pell
Top-Of-Mind Communications, LLC
804-513-2679

What We Do

Freelance Writer & Blogger, Researcher & Writer of Newsletters, Website Content

Referrals Wanted

B2B Business Owners, Professional Practice Principals, Not-for-Profit Decision Makers and Website Developers. Any and all may need a researcher and writer of compelling newsletters, blogs and website content. That’s my “stock-in-trade”.

My Take On Pro