• 11 APR 18
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    April 11, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    April 11, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 21 members, 2 guests Spotlighter: Doug Ward On Deck:  Ken Shall Action Points: Welcome to our NEWEST MEMBER: Gary Cobb! The Valor Awards: We are one of two leadshare groups to support a whole table or more for the event.  We drew random numbers for those who participated, and the two
    • 28 MAR 18
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    March 28, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    March 28, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 16 members, 7 guests Spotlighter: Carol Kearney On Deck:  Doug Ward Action Points: Healthy Business Challenge has a few weeks left.  Let's support our members and help ourselves with this free tool.  Visit http://www.loudounchamber.org/healthy-business-challenge/ to get started.  If you are a Solopreneur you can start here --> Loudoun Healthy Business Solopreneur For 2 or more
    • 14 MAR 18
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    March 14, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    March 14, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 19 members, 2 guests Spotlighter: Sindi Major-Martinez On Deck:  Carol Kearney Action Points: Healthy Business Challenge has a few weeks left.  Let's support our members and help ourselves with this free tool.  Visit http://www.loudounchamber.org/healthy-business-challenge/ to get started.  If you are a Solopreneur you can start here --> Loudoun Healthy Business Solopreneur For 2 or more
    • 01 MAR 18
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    February 28, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    February 28, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 17 members, 10 guests Spotlighter: Erica Gormley On Deck:  Sindi Major-Martinez Action Points: 10 Guests!!!  What a great turn out!! Almost all of the members have contributed to the coffee “slush” fund.  If you haven’t contributed or not sure if you have or not, ask Greg.   Healthy Business Challenge is now
    • 14 FEB 18
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    February 14, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    February 14, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 19 members, 5 guests Spotlighter: Helmut Herder On Deck:  Erica Gormley Action Points: Welcome to our NEWEST MEMBER: Sindi Almost all of the members have contributed to the coffee “slush” fund.  If you haven’t contributed or not sure if you have or not, ask Greg.   Healthy Business Challenge is now
    • 26 JAN 18
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    January 24, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    January 24, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 7 guests Spotlighter: Karen Parks On Deck:  Helmut Herder Action Points: Almost all of the members have contributed to the coffee “slush” fund.  If you haven’t contributed or not sure if you have or not, ask Greg.   Healthy Business Challenge is now open.  Let's support our members and help
    • 10 JAN 18
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    January 10, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    January 10, 2018 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 5 guests Spotlighter: On Deck:  Karen Parks Entrepreneurial Moment: Qualified Leads The Lead Generator must have first-hand knowledge that there is a specific need. The Lead Generator must tell the Prospect that he knows of a person/business that may be able to fill that specific need. The Lead Generator
    • 13 DEC 17
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    December 13, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    December 13, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 13 members, 5 guests Spotlighter: Jennifer Cochrane On Deck (Next Month): Michelle Rogers Action Points: 304 Leads, 159 Closed w/ money: 101 pending - Please make sure you have closed all your leads We had a wonderful charitable mixer last week and we’d like to look into doing another one in
    • 08 NOV 17
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    November 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    November 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 14 guests Spotlighter: Mark Moore On Deck (Next month): Action Points: A big welcome to our newest member Helmut Herder 296 leads, 152 closed with $, only 39 closed without $ please try to close out the pending leads on the app Toys for Tots deadline is Dec 13th.
    • 25 OCT 17
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    October 25, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    October 25, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 7 guest Spotlighter: Greg Simmons On Deck: Mark Moore Action Points: Next week we will be back at Paul Davis. We will be collecting $6 from our members to go toward the coffee fund. We will be having a LeadShare mixer in November.  Keep you eyes peeled for the
    • 11 OCT 17
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    October 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    October 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 6 guest Spotlighter: Barbara Murphy On Deck: Greg Simmons Entrepreneurial Moment:   How to dominate your 60 seconds: Use your time to solve a specific problem or use a real life moment/story Identify the prob, describe the solution, identify your target 60 seconds is about 150 words (which is
    • 27 SEP 17
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    September 27, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    September 27, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 21 members, 8 guest Spotlighter: Dr. Eric Saxton On Deck: Barbara Murphy Entrepreneurial Moment: How to get recognition for your work:  Be aware of the awards that are available.  Be involved in the community.   Go after anything that you are interested in.  Get your name out there.  Promote, promote, promote.  Put it
    • 13 SEP 17
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    September 13, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    September 13, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 19 members, 1 guest Spotlighter: Chuck Birdie On Deck: Dr. Eric Saxton Entrepreneurial Moment: Emergency Preparedness - Do you have your important documents ready to go.  Do you have water or food stored up and ready to go.  We don’t think that disasters are going to affect us, but we never can
    • 23 AUG 17
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    August 23, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    August 23, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 20 members, 3 guests Spotlighter: Lisa Brill On Deck: Chuck Birdie Entrepreneurial Moment: Acknowledge when you get a lead and follow up with your fellow members so they can follow up and know you are taking care of their customers. Action Points: Please ensure that you have downloaded your new Promoter App
    • 09 AUG 17
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    August 9, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    August 9, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 18 members, 5 guests Spotlighter: Linda Thomas On Deck: Lisa Brill Action Points: Take the time to become GREEN CERTIFIED!!!!  Please fill out the Green Business Challenge - Its FREE --> CLICK HERE Please ensure that you have downloaded your new Promoter App Add your events through the app and it will
    • 26 JUL 17
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    July 26, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 16 members, 4 guests Spotlighter: Jim Looney On Deck: Linda Thomas Action Points: Quite a light attendance today due to vacations.  I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful trip. The Potomac Promoters App is up and running again.  Please be sure to have it up and running.  If you have
    • 12 JUL 17
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    July 12, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    July 12, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 23 members, 7 guests Spotlighter: Ken Shall On Deck: Jim Looney Action Points: The Potomac Promoters App is up and running again.  Please look for directions for the app in your email. Take the time to become GREEN CERTIFIED!!!!  Please fill out the Green Business Challenge - Its FREE --> CLICK
    • 28 JUN 17
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    June 28, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    June 28, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance: 17 members, 3 guests Spotlighter: Chris Kondracki On Deck: Ken Shall Action Points: We will be staying at Mimi’s for the time being.  The group did overwhelmingly opt to stay at Mimi’s and we will keep in contact with the manager. Please fill out the Green Business Challenge - Its FREE
    • 15 JUN 17
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    June 14, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    June 14, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  20 members,  1 guest Spotlighter: Doug Ward On Deck: Chris Kondracki Action Points: Thank you to Paul Davis for letting us use their facility Welcome to our new member Michelle! We have decided to fund the App and it will be up and running soon. Please bring your $5 to Andrea
    • 24 MAY 17
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    May 24, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    May 24, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  18 members,  16 guests Spotlighter: Rachel Virk, Esq On Deck:  Doug Ward Entrepreneurial Moment: Referrals - it is more than just handing someone a card.  Its talking about a person, sending an introductory email, and following up with the prospect.     Action Points: We are re-starting our goals sheet.  This
    • 10 MAY 17
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    May 10, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  21 members, 5 guests Spotlighter: Colleen Shumaker On Deck: Rachel Virk Entrepreneurial Moment: none today 🙁   Action Points: Sign up for the Green Business Challenge and Get Green Certified. The second meeting in May will take place back at Mimi's. The first meeting in June will take place at Paul Davis
    • 26 APR 17
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    April 26, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    April 26, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  19 members, 8 guests Spotlighter: Carol Kearney On Deck: Doug Ward Action Points: Tomorrow morning 8am at the chamber offices - Get green by going green Thank you to everyone for the Valor awards   Spotlighter: Carol Kearney - What's the biggest purchase you will ever make in your life?  Your
    • 12 APR 17
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    April 12, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    April 12, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  16 members,  1 guests Spotlighter: Rich Liuzzi, Esq On Deck: Carol Kearney Entrepreneurial Moment:  Leadshare Guidelines   Members may represent only one business Only one business in a given category is permitted Members must be committed to learning about other members' businesses Members must attend regularly scheduled meetings or send a
    • 22 MAR 17
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    March 22, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  17 members,  7 guests Spotlighter: Dane David On Deck: Rachel Virk Entrepreneurial Moment -   none today   Action Points: Healthy Business Challenge ends next week.  Please help us have 100% participation. Founders Hall Inaugural Breakfast - April 2nd   Spotlighter:  Dane David - Dane David Agency - Allstate Licensed in DC
    • 08 MAR 17
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    March 8, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    March 8, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Leader: Carol Kearney Attendance:  21 members, 9 guests Spotlighter: Alan Irwin On Deck: Dane David Entrepreneurial Moment: “Giving Referrals - begins with one’s to one’s.  Get to know them on a personal level.  Find out what to look for when you are out and about.  Consciously listen to things going on around you.”   Action
    • 22 FEB 17
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    February 22, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    February 22, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 20 members,  6 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Al Stitt On Deck: Allan Irwin Entrepreneurial Moment -   Respect is Earned, Honesty is appreciated, and loyalty is gained. Action Points When you schedule a 1-2-1, it is your opportunity to get to know the person that you scheduled with. If they want to know more
    • 08 FEB 17
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    February 8, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    February 8, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 23 members,  4 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Ty Clifton On Deck: Al Stitt All 23 members are represented today! Action Points Stats were good for the month of January. Valor Awards: we have 6 committed so far. The plan is to have 10 members commit, which will cost $65 a piece. From the
    • 25 JAN 17
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    January 25, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  21 members, 20 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Jen Cochran On Deck: Tyrone Clifton What A HUGE Turnout!!!  41 People!!! Also, welcome to our newest member, Rich Liuzzi! Action Points Our next Mixer is going to be February 15th at BlackFinn.  Please invite guests to the Facebook Event!  https://www.facebook.com/events/1903696149859479/ Table for Valor: Our group
    • 11 JAN 17
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    January 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    January 11, 2017 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  19 members, 15 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Dawn Crawley On Deck: Jennifer Cochrane Welcome to our newest member, Rachel Virk! Today we had 34 businesses in attendance.  Probably the largest group we've had in a long time.  Great job inviting guests Dawn. Action Points Our year end report: 311 leads, 218 closed w
    • 14 DEC 16
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    December 14, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    December 14, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 19 members, 10 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Andrea Keith On Deck: Dawn Crawley Today is the last meeting of the year :(.  But we did have 27 people show up!!!! Action Points No more meetings this year. The next scheduled meeting falls between x-mas and New Years and we will be following the
    • 23 NOV 16
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    November 23, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  13 members, 3 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Mark Moore On Deck: Andrea Keith Smaller meeting today due to the proximity to Thanksgiving.  We swapped cards and introduced ourselves to ensure that we all know each other's businesses well enough to be our extended sales force. Action Points NEXT WEEK: Lisa will be collecting
    • 09 NOV 16
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    November 9, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    November 9, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  19 members,  7 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Erica Gormley On Deck: Mark Moore Great Turnout Today - Today we tried to mix it up a bit by switching from our usual seats. Action Points If you would like to be added to the gift/donation sheets, please let Ty know. We are re-activating our
    • 26 OCT 16
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    October 26, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    October 26, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 16 members, 7 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Greg Simmons On Deck: Mark Moore Great showing for today's meeting. Action Points We are looking to do a "Wrapping Party" again for Mobile Hope as part of our Service outing. We have decided to not meet the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Reminder that all meetings will
    • 12 OCT 16
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    October 12, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    October 12, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 17 members, 5 guests Unfortunately, today was Cheryl's last meeting, as she is moving onto bigger and better things.  We wish her the best of luck and we will miss her dearly. Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Barbara Murphy On Deck: Greg Simmons - 10/26/16 Action Points Visit the Facebook Event page for next week and INVITE
    • 28 SEP 16
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    September 28, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    September 28, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 19 members, 6 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Dr. Eric Saxton On Deck: Cheryl Goldsby - October 12th Action Points Register for the Leadshare Mixer on October 5th (it's FREE). Visit other groups, but we don't steal other members. The group decided that we will still have a meeting the day before Thanksgiving.  This may be
    • 14 SEP 16
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    September 14, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    September 14, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 12 members, 8 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Lisa Brill On Deck: Dr. Eric Saxton - September 28 Action Points Visit other groups, but we don't steal other members. Our group has fallen to 20 members, so make sure to invite people to our next meeting and hand out the Potomac Promoters cards. Spotlighter: Lisa Brill - Value
    • 24 AUG 16
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    August 24, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 13 members, 2 guests; Sid Hooper had an offer that he could not refuse and will be switching positions and will no longer be a member of Potomac Promoters. Leader: Carol Kearney (covered by Greg Simmons) Spotlighter: Linda Thomas On Deck: Lisa Brill Action Points Time is running out for the Green Business Challenge.  Please take
    • 10 AUG 16
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    August 10, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    August 10, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    What a great turn out today!  We almost had more guests than we had members!!! Attendance: 15 members, 13 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Jim Looney On Deck: Linda Thomas Action Points Feel free to email Lisa your leads and updates. Visit other groups, but we don't steal other members. Unfortunately, Roland has left the group,
    • 28 JUL 16
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    July 27, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 16 members, 3 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Chuck Birdie On Deck: Jim Looney - August 10th Action Points Who is your favorite chamber member? Invite them Who is your favorite non-chamber member? – Invite them, get them to join the chamber Spotlighters, remember to invite guests. Take the Green Business Challenge – Deadline is September. Loudoun
    • 13 JUL 16
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    July 13, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    July 13, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance: 18 members, 3 guests Leader: Carol Kearney Spotlighter: Chris Kondracki On Deck: Chuck Birdie - July 27th Action Points Linda will cover for Carol at the Leaders Meeting next month. Visit other groups, but we don't steal other members. Our group has fallen to 20 members, so make sure to invite people to our
    • 22 JUN 16
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    June 22, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    June 22, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    For starters, we would like to acknowledge the loss of our dear member Anna Costantino.  And a thank you to the members that showed up at her visitation this week, which was nearly half our group. Attendance:  Small group today and so we exchanged cards and introduced ourselves.   Guests:     Dawn Crawley also

    • 08 JUN 16
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    June 8, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  Good attendance Guests: -Bryce Morrison – Republic Title Inc., 703.916.1800; bmorrison@republictitleinc.com -Dawn Crawley – Champagne Services, housecleaning, 703.787.0300; geoffc@champagneservices.com  Action Points: -If you give a lead to someone in another Leadshare, that counts. -Call leads immediately. -Social will be the evening of the last Wednesday in June -Entrepreneurial Moment – Need a champion Spotlighter:

    • 25 MAY 16
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    May 25, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Attendance:  Good attendance.  Meeting called to order at 8:10 am Guests:  2 guests Ranna Golden – Paychex Payroll Services, 571.319.6743 Brigitte Toruno – Uno Translations and Communications, 571.333.5515 Action Points: Give more leads-doing one to ones is a great way to get your personal Schedule a meeting with Carol.  She can help you figure out

    • 11 MAY 16
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    May 11, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Guests: Chris Peters, NOVA Kitchens, Baths and Basements. 0: 703.378.7100 or C 703.586.0714. office@novakbb.com    Action Points: Leads – how they are counted so we are all consistent: if you do ongoing business with a Potomac Promoter, every time a check for services is written, that is a new lead. Example: If you buy a package of appointments

    • 27 APR 16
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    April 27, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Small meeting this week, and a perfect opportunity for us to challenge our knowledge of our teammates.  We traded business cards and introduced one another this session  This exercise underscores the need for more one on ones – let’s get those scheduled! Guests: Clark Porter, a jobseeker with an MBA in Finance Mike Scott, D’Tour Pest

    • 13 APR 16
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    April 13, 2016 – Meeting Minutes

    Guests: Champagne Cleaning Services, 703.787.0300 Sonny Cogswell, Sonny-N-Sons Painting LLC, 703.779.1343 Matthew Gaffey, Suntrust Investment Services, Inc., 703.254.6642 Stacy Maguire, Eyedea Advertising and Design, 703.444.4661. and Tony Howard!!  Action Points: Healthy Business Challenge – FREE to sign up. Quick survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Valor Awards table went very well.  Look for photos

    • 23 MAR 16
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    March 23, 2016 – Meeting Notes

    Spring Break Week – Slow day at Mimi’s Guests: Cory Laws – Details Home Services – interior remodeling and additions 661.9600 – cory@detailshomeservices.com Mike Misleh – Veatch Commercial Real Estate 471.7522 – mmisleh@veatchcommercial.com Tommy Lippard – Zip Local – Local directories, full service websites, internet videos 444.6677 – tom.lippard@ziplocal.com    Action Points: Healthy Business Challenge

    • 09 MAR 16
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    March 9, 2016 Meeting Notes

    Guests: Mark S. Rogoff, Title One Settlement Group, 240.338.0177; Mukta Kapil, Easy Funding Solutions, LLC, 571.919.7565. Congratulations.  We raised $310 for Mobile Hope in our ‘Spring Cha Ching Fling.’  I will send out receipts via email to everyone who contributed.  We exceeded our goal by $60.  Thanks to everyone who supported. Action points: -Mark is

    • 24 FEB 16
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    February 24, 2016 Meeting Notes

    Good attendance 3 guests: Andrea Keith, Orangetheory Fitness, 703.881.9110 {membership pending} Audrey Lawless, Attorney, Whitbeck, Cisneros, McElroy (family law)  703.777.1795 Craig Barnett, Fink’s Jewelers, 571.434.6540. Action Points: – Next Social is 3rd week of March at O’Faolains – Dr Eric will send particulars – Website up and running – if you have not sent Eric

    • 10 FEB 16
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    February 10, 2016 Meeting Notes

    Great attendance. New guests included: Girard Gurgick, Energy:Target Zero, 703.302.9944; Gurpreet Birgi, SaiGram Technologies, 703.309.2460; Sunny Cogswell, Sonny &Son’s Painting, LLC, 703.779.1343; Steve Searles, LEDSource.com, 571.585.4533. Ed Powderly and Roland Jarrett returned for second visits and would like to join our group. Action Points – If Susan Kerr sent you a note to provide her