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contents Vol. 32


VirginiaBusiness.com AUGUST 2017


No. 8 VIRGINIA BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS LLC


President & Publisher Bernard A. Niemeier Editor Robert C. Powell III


Managing Editor Paula C. Squires Senior Editor Jessica Sabbath


Special Projects Editor Veronica Garabelli Intern Siona Peterous


Contributing Writers Robert Burke Richard Foster Tim Loughran Stephenie Overman Gary Robertson Tim Thornton Joan Tupponce


Art Director Adrienne R. Watson Contributing Illustrator Matt Brown


Contributing Photographers Rick DeBerry Stephen Gosling P. Kevin Morley Don Petersen Mark Rhodes Shandell Taylor


Production Manager Kevin L. Dick Circulation Manager Karen Chenault Accounting Manager Stephen P. Fishel


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SPECIAL REPORT: Virginia CFO Awards


71 Money matters Virginia CFOs offer their wish lists for Congress.


by Gary Robertson with profile stories by Joan Tupponce


LARGE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: SEAN BARDEN


Mary Washington Healthcare


77 Reorganization process improved profitability.


SMALL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS:


SYLVIA HAINES Hampton Roads Chamber


79 CFO holds herself to high standards.


LARGE PRIVATE COMPANIES:


JAMES CROWDER HHHunt Corp.


81 Real estate CFO seen as a ‘straight shooter.’


SMALL PRIVATE COMPANIES:


VALERIE WILKINSON The ESG Cos.


83 Writing skills helped CFO make the case for arena.


PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANIES:


WAYNE REHBERGER Engility


85 He guided the process of integrating two firms.


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An expensive piece of history


Steve Case puts Merrywood on the market for $49.5 million. by Paula C. Squires


COLLEGE PROFILE: UNIVERSITY OF MARY WASHINGTON


96 Keeping pace by Robert Burke


departments 6 Letters to the Editor 7 Events calendar 9 Our View


100 Index 101 Preview


10 Regional Views


with change UMW equips students with new skills while developing more revenue streams.


REAL ESTATE


89 A retail evolution


Brick-and-mortar retail is struggling, but don’t write the obit yet.


by Richard Foster 93 People first


At HHHunt, President Dan Schmitt leads an employee- focused culture that he says is fueling the company’s growth. by Joan Tupponce


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