We have walked the talk and all of that! The team at the VBRC is proud to have on staff military Veterans and former small business owners who are prepared to help clients navigate the entrepreneurship trail.
We get it and we will help you do the same
President & Chief Fear Conqueror
“Shoot for the moon, get the moon. Nothing else is acceptable.” Since starting with the Center in 2006, Darcella has served all the roles of the VBRC including business counselor, outreach coordinator, presenter and currently Executive Director. She has over 18 years of experience in operating nonprofits, corporate communications, government and military administration and training.
Senior Business Consultant
A results driven and pragmatic operations and sales leader, Damon is skilled at growing businesses through innovation, creativity, strong financial acumen, and flawless customer service. He uses these skills to consult and mentor business startups and acquisitions, as well as existing organizations interested in growing. He is bottom line oriented with P&L experience in 7 different industries, including restaurant, franchising, retail and long-term care pharmacy, strategic alliances, pharmaceutical and biotech, and facilities services.
Board Of Directors
Principal, RSM Federal
Entrepreneur/Early Stage Investor, One Salute
Management Consultant, Freddie Mac
Frank B. Curtis
Sheperd, Taylor, Shepherd, Taylor, Korum & Curtis, L.L.P.
CEO – Principal, P/Strata
Bob Scharff, Jr.
Owner/Managing Partner, The Todd Organization
Roderick Gilliam II
Director, Fundraising Committee Chair
Broker, The Guardian Life Insurance Company
Chief Administrative Officer – Mortgage Servicing at U.S. Bank
Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Assistant Director – New Markets & Historic Tax Credits
Environmental & Community Capital Divisi
U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation