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Thu. 2 Jul, 2020

How To Protect & Grow the Value of Your Business During a Pandemic

Thu. 2 Jul, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The coronavirus recession is unlike anything business owners have experienced before, with many businesses plunged into crisis and extreme uncertainty overnight. Unfortunately, many businesses won’t survive this crisis, but for the ones that do, there are always opportunities in crisis.

In this webinar, Ashley Micciche, a certified business exit planner and CEO of True North Retirement Advisors, will help business owners understand the value of their business today, as well as how to take advantage of the abundance of opportunities that exist for business owners to protect and grow their business value.

We’ll cover:

  • How to value your business in less than 10 minutes
  • A simple and easy way to protect your business, your employees, and your key stakeholders if you decease or become disabled
  • Why the combination of low valuations and favorable taxes make now an ideal time for family businesses to transfer ownership to the next
  • generation, and why this opportunity may soon evaporate
  • How a strategic acquisition can accelerate your future growth




Presented by Ashley Micciche
Ashley Micciche is the CEO of True North Retirement Advisors, an independent financial advisory firm managing over $250 million in client assets, and located just outside of Portland, Oregon. Ashley specializes in designing, building, and implementing custom-designed exit plans to help her business owner clients secure their final and most important business decision - the exit from their business.

Wed. 8 Jul, 2020

Fireworks in July: Changes in State and Federal Employment Laws

Wed. 8 Jul, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Make sure your business is aware of, and prepared for, significant changes in state and federal employment laws. Whether it is employment discrimination, a non-compete agreement or a wage payment, there are many substantive changes in Virginia and on the national level that take effect July 1, 2020. 

Join Hunter Byrnes and Steven Gould of Byrnes Gould Law for an interactive webinar on the changes and how you can prepare for them as an employer.



Featured Presenters:

Hunter Byrnes is a partner and co-founder of Byrnes Gould Law in Danville.  The firm focuses on business issues, including employment law and commercial litigation, and strives to build relationships with its clients to better anticipate the ever-changing needs of the business world.  He regularly advises employers and employees on statutes and regulations, contracts, human resources, unemployment, employee handbooks, and best practices.  Hunter previously served as General Counsel and Vice-President of Infinity Global after working for the law firms of Hunton & Williams and Clement Wheatley.  He is licensed by the Virginia and North Carolina State Bars and regularly appears in State and Federal courts in both states.  Hunter received his law degree from the University of Virginia and is a proud member of the Board of Directors for the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce.

Steven Gould is a principal with the Danville firm Byrnes Gould Law and focuses his practice on employment law, estate planning, civil litigation, and assisting clients who interact with Virginia’s state agencies and regulatory boards.  He is a former member and vice chairman of the Danville School Board and is currently a member of the Longwood University Board of Visitors.  He is an active member of Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Law Foundation and on the Pro Bono Committee of the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Access to Justice Commission.  Prior to attending law school, Steven – a Danville native – served for five years as a policy adviser in the Office of the Governor in Richmond, where he focused his work on economic and workforce development, agriculture, housing, and executive clemency.  He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia School of Law.

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