Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
2022 MCCC Business of the Year
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WHY JOIN T H E CHAMBER ?
We advocate for the business community to improve the qualities necessary for success in the areas of business climate, education, healthcare & wellness, technology & innovation, transportation, and workforce development.
NETWORKING Build and strengthen your business
COMMUNITY Do business with people you know, like, and trust to create a strong, local economy that creates a greater quality of life.
network with almost 700 members and programs designed to help build your business and attract new clients.
LEARNING Get a competitive edge with training opportunities and business resources.
GROWTH The Chamber works hard to bring more business and customers to you!
The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce provides access and community for all members.
VISIBILITY Stand out. Be noticed as an active member of your community with increased exposure through our publications and directories.
DISCOUNTS Increase your purchasing power
through member-only discounts and perks.
VOICE We work to inform, educate, and advocate on your behalf. Gain a say in what happens through your Chamber’s advocacy efforts.
CREDIBILITY Raise your reputation through Chambe r membership
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Welcome/Chamber - 6 County& Towns - 28 Education - 34 Table of Contents: Leadership NRV - 46 Law Enforcement - 48 Membership Directory - 50
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The Chamber formed a 501(3)(c) Charitable Foundation in 2012 whose mission is to provide support for the charitable, educational, and scientific undertakings of the Chamber. Our Foundation enables the Chamber and its members to create opportunities for tax-deductible contributions to those areas addressed previously. Our Teacher of the Year fund was launched in 2012 with the intent of providing a financial reward for teachers in our community. Each year, we have given the Teacher of the Year a gift of $1,000 and additional gifts. Educational programs are being designed based on the need to advance the professional and personal development of business owners and their employees throughout Montgomery County. For funding, scholarship, and ongoing development, fundraisers are conducted throughout the year. We are moving into the 12th year of our annual BOCCE Ball Tournament, which helps raise funds for the Foundation. Ask the Chamber of Commerce how you can help advance the foundation and its programs by emailing our President and CEO, Steve Baffuto, at firstname.lastname@example.org today!
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Welcome The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
210 Laurel Street Suite B Christiansburg, VA 24073 540-382-3020 https://www.montgomerycc.org
About the Chamber The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to promote a positive environment for the growth and operation of business and education of our members. With over 650 members, the Chamber serves Blacksburg, Chirstiansburg, Riner, Shawsville, and areas throughout the New River Valley.
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Meet the Board
2023 Officers Chair - Robyn Jones, JOBA Studios
Vice-Chair - James Cabler, Carter Bank and Trust Treasurer - Reid Broughton, SandsAnderson PLC Membership Chair - Terry Vangelos, VIP Rental Properties Member-at-Large - Devin Tobin, LewisGale Hospital Montgomery Past-Chair - Mark Woolwine, Brown Edwards 2023 MCCC Board of Directors
Kevin Byrd, New River Valley Regional Commission Deanna Dickerson, Freedom First Credit Union Emily Gibson, Virginia Tech Bif Johnson, Hurt & Proffitt Kelly Kendrick, First Bank and Trust Logan Kessinger, Hampton Inn Samantha Livesay, Onward NRV Jenn Majdanik, BAE Systems Craig Meadows, Montgomery County Todd Robertson, Stateson Homes Joseph Rogers, Quest Floorcare Whitney Stokes, VCOM Scott Wallace, Corning Marianne Washington, Movement Mortgage Amy Webb, Pregnancy Resource Center
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AWord from the Chamber CEO, Steve Baffuto
It is quite unbelievable that I have been with the Chamber a little over a year now. In that time, I began as the staff member with the least amount of experience and now, I have the most experience amongst our staff. However, this hasn’t slowed down our productivity. In fact, we are busier now than ever before. In one of my favorite Leadership books titled “Good to Great”, author Jim Collins describes how executives ignite their companies from good to great. Collins details the importance of the first step, which is having the right people on the bus. The second step is figuring out how to take it someplace great. Months ago, when I was faced with two vacancies in key positions, I knew I had to hire the right people because the success of the Chamber depended on it. With the Board’s full support, we acted immediately. The first vacant position within the Chamber was the
Membership Director. We received resumes from several excellent candidates. Two of which really stood out from the rest. Ultimately, we decided on Marisa Smith. Marissa’s positive personality, sales experience and friendly demeanor made her the right person for the job. However, before Marissa’s first day I was faced with another vacancy in Marketing. Our regular Chamber staff of four was now down to just two. However, this provided another opportunity to hire the “right people” as Collins noted. Fortunately, we again received several good candidates for the job when posted. We decided on Scott Whyte. His vast marketing knowledge and a graduate from Virginia Tech in Communication made him the right person for the job. The third person on the Chamber staff is Rachel Lucas. Rachel started a few months after I did in 2022 and recently went from part time to full time. As the Program Coordinator she handles organizing events and will eventually take over accounts receivable and payable. With Rachel’s banking experience, this should be an easy transition into a new role. Now that the right people are on the “bus” as Collin’s states, it’s time to take the Chamber to somewhere great. Just in the short time this team has been together (October 2022), I have seen great success. Our staff has produced three large events and have numerous upcoming events on the calendar. Our largest event was the 2022 Annual Dinner with over 400 attendees. We have experienced great turnout and support at our events thanks to our loyal members. Regarding our members, there has been significant growth in membership and helpful changes made through marketing materials. Membership has increased from 577 in October 2022 to 621 as of March 2023 and the Monday Morning Message and Tuesday Newsletters were redesigned to improve clear communication for our membership. We continue to offer high quality programs and resources to help our members network and develop skills to grow and succeed. I’m a true believer that the success of a business depends on the people within. With the right people in place, I know we will reach our goals and much more!
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Meet the Staff Steve Baffuto - President/CEO Steve handles overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Chamber. He has been on staff as President/CEO since December 2021. In his time with the Chamber, membership has grown by 150 members. Rachel Lucas - Programs and Events Coordinator Rachel oversees organizing and coordinating the events and programs that the Chamber puts on. She often serves as a point of contact for members when they set up their ribbon cuttings. Marissa Smith - Membership Director Marissa is often the first person that a business will speak to when joining the Chamber. She oversees guiding future
members through the onboarding process of the Chamber. She also enjoys connecting members with others so that their businesses can grow. Scott Whyte - Communications and Marketing Coordinator Scott is in charge of planning, producing, and executing all of the Chamber’s marketing efforts. He also sends out the Monday Morning Message and the Weekly Newsletter.
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2023 Ambassadors The Montgomery County
Chamber of Commerce cannot possibly implement all the programming and events created on our own. We are very fortunate to have a team of ambassadors that volunteer to help us with events, programming, and helping welcome new members to the chamber. The individuals on the
ambassador committee really serve as the Chamber’s lifeline. You will often find members of our ambassador team presenting certificates to businesses at ribbon cuttings. Next time you see one, please say hi to them!
Chris Angiletta Stephanie Blankenship
Victoria Deal Abbie Gill Victoria Harmon Ben Jackson Jesse Johnson Logan Kessinger Meghan Kuczmarski Anita Lilly Spencer Lowry
Leslie Roberson Kristina Rose Jessica Taylor Tiffany Vaden Amy Webb Valerie Wheeler Tessa Wright
Hunter Bowler Chase Brinson Dawn Bryant Stephanie Byers Tiffany Couch Laura Davis Alison Davitt
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Chamber Com mitees Business Awards and Recognition Committee - This committee is one of the most prestigious groups outside the Board and should be held to a high level of trust and integrity. The team is comprised of up to 15 members who are previous winners (2020, 2021 and 2022), possible appointed members, and a staff member. The role of staff is to advise and support, not influence. The 2023 committee will examine the recommendations of the 2022 team and make the necessary revisions to improve the process. This group will also create the committee members’ code of conduct. The Ambassador Team - The Ambassador Team is comprised of a unique group of volunteers. These volunteers must apply for a seat on the team and have their supervisor’s written support to participate. They are interviewed and reviewed against criteria. This committee serves the Chamber through membership, recruitment, and retention and program support with volunteer activities to best guide members and staff. The Business Resource Development Committee - As referenced in the MCCC vision, mission, and reflective of the core value statements, the Chamber is a member-driven organization created to support our members and the business community’s needs. This Committee is responsible for ensuring resources are available for our members to grow and prosper. This Committee is comprised of 20 members who are interested in building the local economy. The Talent & Education Committee - This committee meets to leverage work in the local community and region. Multiple groups are working to address talent in this region, and the goals and objectives below target this community. This Board believes that education and educational efforts support the local talent pipeline. The Leadership New River Valley Committee - This program has been built to be self-sustaining under the Chamber of Commerce. This Board believes that Leadership New River Valley (aka Leadership NRV) belongs to the Chamber and alumni. Leadership NRV will be managed and facilitated by a Board member, up to four deans annually, and alumni subject matter experts. This group will meet the second Wednesday of each month from 9:00-10:00 a.m. The Legislative Committee - This Board believes that the Chamber serves as the voice of the business community. The Legislative Committee is responsible for advocating and establishing sound policy to help the business community. The Chamber supports these initiatives for the betterment of our economy. The Infrastructure Committee - This committee, which can host up to 24 MCCC members, to serve our community’s infrastructure. Infrastructure is defined as public systems, services, and facilities of a community that is necessary for economic activity, including power and water supplies, public transportation, telecommunications, and roads. *If you’re interested in joining a committee, please email Steve Baffuto at email@example.com
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The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Chamber Accelerate Sales Executives Groups (CASE) were created to help members’ network and grow their businesses. A CASE group is a business referral network that promotes interaction, networking and relationship building. As a CASE group member, you will have the opportunity to develop sources and contacts that can help generate sales for your business.
CASE Groups provide a direct networking opportunity through weekly group meetings for Chamber members to generate referrals, build relationships, and share best practices. The chamber currently has four active CASE groups with around 80 total members, with our newest group just formed in January 2023. In 2022, the three CASE groups generated a total of $4.5 million in closed referred business. Who can join this amazing networking program? Any chamber member, organization or company with an active Montgomery County Chamber membership qualifies to join a CASE group at no additional charge. CASE members must be active, positive contributors to their group, committed to attending weekly. Seats are limited to one member of each industry, per CASE group. A waitlist is available for full groups or industry filled spots.
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When Does CASE Meet? CASE Group 1 - Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:00 AM CASE Group 2 - Wednesdays 8:30 - 9:30 AM CASE Group 3 - Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM CASE Group 4 - Thursdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM Go to Montgomerycc.org to fill out your CASE Application today!
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The Chamber is proud to assist its members in hosting ribbon cutting celebrations. The Chamber promotes these events to the local communities and invite local officials to attend to ensure the members have a great turnout. So far in 2023, we have seen an average turnout of over 60 people per ribbon cutting!
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Annual Golf Tournament Every year, The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce hosts a golf tournament. This event is a fan favorite. Each year over 150 golfers gather to compete for fun prizes, bragging rights, and networking. Once the golfing is completed, we celebrate our golfers with a Business After Hours.
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This year, The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Women’s Leadership Conference. With over 200 women in attendance, this conference had expert presenters that covered topics related to the theme of New Normal, New You: Balanced Body, Brain, and Brand. The conference also gave out 4 awards to local women who heavily impacted the business community in Montgomery County. The winners were: 2023 Spirit Award: Jenna Phillips Community Builder Award: Amy Webb
Emerging Business Woman of the Year: Lauren Dudley Businesswoman Leader of the Year: Logan Kessinger
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Business Showcase In 2022, The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce hosted the Buy Local Business Showcase for the first time since 2019. Over 80 businesses took part in showcasing their offerings to our community. During the event raffle prizes were given out to
lucky attendees. The Chamber is excited to host this event again at the Inn at Virginia Tech in 2023!
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Annual Dinner The 2022 Annual Dinner and Awards were held at the Inn at Virginia Tech in front of over 400 guests. During this meeting we discussed how the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce has impacted the bussiness community. The Chamber also gave recongition to members who went above and beyond in mutiple categories.
Virginia Tech Hall of Famer, Mike Burnup, served as the Master of Ceromony for this event. His energy helped make this event a huge success. The 2023 Annual Dinner will be held on December 7th, 2023 at The Inn at Virginia Tech. The Chamber looks forward to hosting this dinner again!
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AwardWin ners 2022 Award Winners Chamber Volunteer of the Year - Chris Angiletta, New York Life Large Non-Profit of the Year - Mountain View Humane Society Small Non-Profit of the Year - Montgomery Museum of Art and History Non-Profit Leader of the Year - Andy Golusky, NRV Cares Outstanding Community Service Indivusal of the Year - Meghan Kuczmarski, Edward Jones O utstanding Community Service Organization of the Year - New River Valley Regional Commission New Member of the Year - Clouded Spaces Window Cleaning Green/Sustainable Business of the Year - Montgomery Regional Solid Waste Authori ty Technology Business of the Year - Automation Creations, Inc. Minority Business of the Year - Uncork-It Small Business of the Year - Paint ‘n Fun Ceramics Distinguished Government Leader of the Year - Mark Sisson, Christiansburg Police Department
Distinguished Business Leader of the Year - Terri Welch Business of the Year - Express Employment Professionals
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“A focus on economic development and growing and expanding existing businesses in our community is one element necessary for making Montgomery County a great place to live and to work. Successful and growing business es provide competitive wages for our citizens, which allows our local economy to grow and prosper. The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors continues to look at opportunities to foster economic growth.” – Craig Meadows, Administrator, Montgomery County
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M ontgomery County is nestled in the heart of the New River Valley in Southwest Virginia. The area is rich with Appalachian history and Blue Ridge heritage, excellent entrepreneurial and educational opportu nities, a global population, extraordinary healthcare and world-renowned art and performances. Your Community MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Supervisor Sherri Blevins Chair, The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors
The Board of Supervisors is dedicated to serving Montgomery County, the largest county in Southwest Virginia, including two of the largest towns in Virginia. We value our hardworking citizens and businesses in our county that help provide jobs and sustain economic development. We are committed to making Montgomery County the best place to live and work.
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Town of BLACKSBURG
N estled between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains, Blacksburg is a product of its geography as much as its history. In 1872, from its remote location atop the Eastern Divide, our pioneering forebears successfully petitioned to host the land grant college that would proudly become Virginia Tech.
Mayor Leslie Hager-Smith Town of Blacksburg
Blacksburg offers all the charms of a small town, combined with the leading-edge opportunities of a major university. Whatever your interest – sports, arts, restaurants, shopping, outdoor recreation -- we have it all. And, if you’re looking to do business in Blacksburg, we are here to help and encourage you along the way.
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#8 Most Educated Population Population in America - Dwellics Outstanding Transit System of North America – American Public Transportation Association “Solsmart Silver” Community for Advancing Solar Energy Growth - The Solar Foundation and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Top Ten Safest College Towns – SafeWise 13th Best College Town in America to Start a Career – Business Insider Top 100 Best Places to Live – Liveability.com
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Town of Christiansburg
Christiansburg is referred to as “The Place to Be”. As the fourth largest town in Virginia, Christiansburg serves as a destination for retail, recreation and specialized community events. Settled within stately views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Town is located minutes from Virginia Tech, Radford University, two major hospitals and the I-81 corridor. Proximity cultivates an environment of diverse opportunities both within the Town and regionally. History, heritage and progress are rich within the Christiansburg community, showcasing museums, monuments and architecture representing where we have been and where we are going. Accenting our vibrant historical community is a plethora of dining, shopping and leisure activities including a state-of-the art indoor aquatics facility, and a new regional park that boasts mountainous views, first-class facilities and an all abilities playground for safe access to recreational amenities. Whether you are visiting our Christiansburg Aquatic Center, Christiansburg Huckleberry Park, or simply stopping in Town for dinner, shopping or a downtown concert – we welcome you!
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As the retail hub of the New River Valley, Christiansburg has much to offer our business com munity as well as our residents and visitors. We are blessed with a great entrepreneurial spirit in the area and the local governments appreciate our relationship with our local businesses and want to support their continued growth. Our strategic location with I-81 and U.S. Routes 11 and 460 as well as the presence of the universities in the region makes us competitive with anywhere in the country, and the region’s natural beauty and incredible history only further to boost a premier quality of life here that make this “The Place to Be!” -Rany Wingfield, Town Manager
It is my hope that as you read this page, you picture yourself enjoying all that Christiansburg has to offer. During the warm weather months, you might attend our downtown concert series, our award-winning farmers market, or join your family and friends for an evening at Christiansburg Huckleberry Park. When the cold creeps in, there’s plenty of opportunity for indoor shopping, dining or a day at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center (the therapy pool won’t let you down). No matter the season, your opportunities are endless within the Town of Christiansburg. Our community offers an array of activities and amenities, but it’s the people who make Christiansburg home. We hope to see you soon!
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Education Montgomery County is home to some of the country’s leading institutions. Virginia Tech offers a competitive education with over 150 majors to choose from. Or enroll in New River Community College, offering exceptional programs in occupational, technological, and business programs. NRCC offers both associate degrees and bachelor transfer programs. We are also home to the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, also called VCOM. VCOM is a private, non-profit medical school located in Blacksburg, where students are dedicated to improving community health. Blacksburg is also home to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, established in 1978. The vet college is home to over 700 veterinary students who treat over 80 thousand animals every year.
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Insightful communities are attractive to visitors and are inviting to new residents. Good education is one important aspect that brings vitality to a community. Montgomery County Public Schools serve over 10,000 students in grades pre-k through 12 in 19 different schools and fosters a nurturing environment for learning with positive relationships and creative outputs. MCPS uses engagement, encouragement, and empowerment so every student graduates career and college ready and becomes a productive, responsible citizen. MCPS accomplishes this mission through the implementation of the model for effective instruction and a strategic plan. MCPS school district has received recognition for its exceptional performance, and places a strong emphasis on actively involving students in the learning process and establishing strong connections with them, in order to deliver effective and suitable instruction.
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Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 7,718 students that is known for its attentive relationships with the strong faculty and students. Innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life shape the beautiful 211-acre university. The University offers their students 76 bachelor’s degree programs and 28 master’s programs to choose from. Not to mention, they are recognized for six doctoral programs at the graduate level. Through its educational programs, the university aims to enhance students’ analytical and problem-solving skills, encourage creativity and critical thinking, and cultivate their leadership potential. With an average class size of 23 students, collaboration is easily made a part of the classroom structure. Radfords commitment to embracing change and regularly assessing and improving its curriculum help create adapting and caring individuals. Radford’s student-centered facilities and programs extend students’ social development. Getting involved at Radford University is a great way to feel a sense of belongingness. More than 250 student clubs and organizations will ensure students find the best fit for them. Another great way to get involved is through Fraternity and Sorority Life, comprising over 20 general fraternities and sororities. Joining can promise lifelong membership and involvement, open doors for network support, and dedicated time to philanthropic causes. With such engagement in the community, the greatest reward can be seen as connecting with members from across the world. Radford University
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Virginia Tech’s beautiful campus is located in Blacksburg, Virginia. With over 37,000 students, Virginia Tech’s vision is to develop knowledge through experience and cultivate lasting solutions to serve the community. Their competitive education offers 170 master’s and doctoral degree programs and 110 undergraduate degree programs. All members exemplify Virginia Tech’s mission of life-long success and leadership with collaboration in each program. Career and professional development advisors help hokies discover potential careers and majors, involve in internships, and tailor resumes for future opportunities. Student life exceeds at Virginia Tech, offering just about 800 student organizations to enrich the college experience.You are ensured to always be engaged and explore the 2,600 acres on campus, including 213 buildings, an airport, Lane Stadium, Cassell Coliseum, the Moss Arts Center, and an adjacent research park.
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Hokies take pride in their athletics. Virginia Tech has been atop the elite Atlantic Coast Conference in many sports and have made several NCAA tournament appearances with 22 varsity teams participating. In addition, there are 39 intramural sports, on-campus gyms, aquatic center, boxing gym, and more than 100 group exercise classes taught each week. The Virginia Tech student body plays an impactful role in creating the best atmosphere in college sports and have been made to thoughtfully improve the game day experience for all involved.
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NewRiver CommunityCollege New River Community College is a two year institution of higher learning opportunity located in Dublin with an additional satellite campus at the New River Valley Mall in Christiansburg. The comprehensive community college services 4,127 students, accepting all students. The campus offers contemporary and well-established amenities to support both vocational/technical programs and university parallel programs. NRCC offers countless types of education in different areas, consider forensic science, machine shop, natural sciences, welding, and dozens of others.
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Leadership New River Valley enhances participants’ leadership skills and encourages the application of what is learned each month in their work. This program goes one step further and provides the class with the opportunity to give back to the community through a Leadership Legacy project. In 2021, Sleep in Heavenly Peace - New River Valley has now built 450 beds. The Legacy Project works with a local non-profit to build capacity for their respective vision and mission. The class members learn about themselves, apply principles of change management, and expedite applying learned principles in a controlled environment provided by the local non-profit. The Chamber uses the Phillips Model of ROI to calculate the benefit to the non-profit and the community.
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Our community is unique! The events around the country and our community have created a strong bond among our law enforcement agencies, stronger than most in the Commonwealth and different. The common goal is serving the community. As a result of this leadership culture, our crime rates are low, and crimes are less malicious in nature. The leadership creates this culture at The Town of Blacksburg Police Department, The Town of Christiansburg Police Department, The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Virginia Tech Police Department. The leaders in these departments have high expectations and model positive leadership. They develop the core values, emphasize mission and vision daily. They hire based upon these very qualities.
Blacksburg Police Department 200 Clay St SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060 (540) 443-1400
Christiansburg Police Department 10 E. Main St., Christiansburg, VA 24073 (540) 382-3131
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office 1 E Main St, Christiansburg, VA 24073
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