Monica Rokicki is passionate about architecture and every story she shared from growing up in Chicago to her company, Better Building Works, shows this. As the owner, she currently holds various building performing certificates, serves as a Board Member of the Greater Virginia Green Building Council, and is Immediate Past chair for the ten-state USGBC Southeast Regional Committee.
Bart Smith, the Director of the Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center (RRSBDC), has an impressive resume that ranges from UPS Store owner to town councilman to flight instructor. He has held a lot of positions, all of which allow him to effectively advise businesses in Southwest Virginia. He works with Tom Tanner and Christina Garnett in the Chamber of Commerce in downtown Roanoke.
Kimberly Eakin has an impressive story with great experiences that need to be shared. She is a retired Army Sergeant, a former member of the All Army Pistol Team, a Certified Specialist of wine, and an author.
Landon Moore, or as some may know him as Coach Moore, is a Roanoke native and the owner of Soccer Shots in Roanoke, Star City Soccer Academy, and the founder of Star City Soccer Foundation. He has devoted his life to his favorite sport, which he teaches to children as young as two years old.