Health Services Company, Care 4U, Receives First Enterprise Center Nano-Loan Funding


Shenita Rich, owner of "Care4u Home Care, received funds from the Northern Neck Nano Loan Program to grow her business. Care4U is a client of the UMW-SBDC Warsaw Office and a resident of the Northern Neck Enterprise Center (NNEC). The NNEC is a business incubation center established to help accelerate small company success in collaboration with the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development. According to Ms. Rich, “Care4U Home Care will offer personal care to clients in the comfort of their own homes.” Some of the services offered will include but are not limited to help with activities of daily light housekeeping, transportation to and from appointments, and preparing light meals. The UMW SBDC helped Ms. Rich complete and submit information to the Virginia Department of Licensure that, once approved, will allow her to provide the in-home services throughout the Northern Neck community. The Northern Neck Enterprise Center is part of an overall strategy of the … [Read more...]

Jamie Richardson Shares HR Best Practices with UMW VOBER


Director of Human Resources at Corps Solutions, Jamie Richardson, shared critical lessons with members of the UMW Veteran Owned Business Executive Roundtable at the December meeting. "Managers today are less involved in the work of their employees. Companies need a plan to identify, develop, and continuously engage their employees." The Veteran Owned Business Executive Roundtable at the UMW Center for Economic Development is a peer advisory group that engages business owners for purposes of learning new approaches and solutions to business problems and challenges. Learn more at . … [Read more...]