Entries by Ashley Lamb

Onward NRV Hosts 2nd Economic Vitality Summit

Virginia’s New River Valley – Last week, Onward NRV hosted the 2nd Economic Vitality Summit at Radford University. Economic leaders from all across the New River Valley were invited to participate and share updates and ideas on how to help the region prosper. The purpose of the summits is to promote collaboration within the NRV […]

Onward NRV Speaks at VT Local Employer Summit

Director of Business Engagement, James Cabler, recently spoke at the Virginia Tech Career and Professional Development Local Employer Summit. As part of the local employment community panel, James had the opportunity to share with over 26 companies and organizations how Onward NRV is committed to bringing and retaining talent in the community. He shared Onward […]

Onward NRV 2018-2019 Annual Report

This year Onward NRV has been working hard to build collaborative partnerships and market the assets and strengths of the NRV. With the support and investment from our 115 investors, we were able to successfully transition into executing year one of the five-year strategy, Onward 2023. Our 2018-2019 Annual Report showcases some of our key […]

Onward NRV is Hiring!

Onward NRV is looking for a highly-qualified Part-Time: Office Administrator to join the team. General Job Description The Office Administrator is a hands-on position with broad responsibilities. The position will require experience in bookkeeping as well as general office administrative skills. The Office Administrator serves both internal (employees) and external audiences (investors, partners and vendors), exhibits […]

Onward NRV Regional Video Wins Hermes Creative Award

Onward NRV received Gold Award Level from Hermes Creative Awards for the regional video showcasing the New River Valley. Hermes Creative Awards an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of […]

Onward NRV Welcomes its 2019-2021 Board of Directors and Officers

Onward NRV is excited to welcome new board directors and officers who will help continue to move onward as we work together to grow Virginia’s New River Valley! The board is made up of thought-leaders and community stakeholders that are passionate about the New River Valley. They are committed to improving the economic development landscape […]

Onward NRV Partners to Conduct “Brain Drain” Study

Virginia’s New River Valley – Onward New River Valley partnered with Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and Roanoke Regional Partnership to conduct the “Stopping the Brain Drain” study sponsored by the GO Virginia initiative. All three organizations, GO Virginia Region 2, collectively analyzed the region’s capacity for talent, strengths and challenges of developing talent, and opportunities […]

2019 Summer Investor Event Recap

Onward NRV hosted its largest investor event to date! The summer event was hosted at Eastern Divide Brewery and sponsored by Lawrence Companies, an Onward NRV investor. Amanda Miller from Lawrence Companies, shared the company’s evolution and how proud they are to be 100% employee owned since 2004. The Lawrence Companies started out as just […]

Onward NRV Welcomes Ashley Lamb

NEW RIVER VALLEY, VA – Meet the newest member of the Onward NRV staff, Director of Marketing & Communications, Ashley Lamb. Originally from Western North Carolina, Ashley received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Marketing from Kennesaw State University and then went on to complete her Master’s in Public Health at the University of Georgia. […]