Our members are business owners and professionals from a broad variety of companies and industries. We share in common the belief that business success is enhanced by the relationships we build.
Our focus is promoting the development of professional relationships and business success among our members and facilitating new relationships among our respective clients, prospects and strategic partners.
We meet the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30pm. All WHIMBY meetings are held at The Westwood Club on 6200 W. Club Lane in Richmond, Virginia.
If you would like to check us out, please arrange to attend one of our upcoming meetings as a guest of one of our members. See our member list for someone you know. A guest fee of $10 covers light refreshments and two drinks.
Membership is not restricted by geography, business focus, race, creed or gender and we do not limit membership due to overlapping professions or industries or services. New WHIMBY members are invited and sponsored by a current member.
Our meetings and programs are possible through the support of our sponsors. WHIMBY sponsors are existing members that get a focused 5 minute presentation and generously cover the expenses for the room and bar.
David Dye is a consultant/coach who advises individuals, business owners and employees on a wide range of tax-advantaged issues including: taxes, IRA and 401k plans, employee stock options, tax deferral, college financial aid, college savings plans, education savings accounts (ESA), retirement planning, estate planning, employee benefits and insurance.
Dave has 46 years of experience in tax planning, emphasizing implementation and follow-up. Tax and Business Solutions was formed on this insight in 1988 to offer Client Planning and Implementation utilizing a multi-disciplined approach, tools for solutions, and after-tax results.
His career includes significant experience as Senior Manager of Taxation at KPMG and Director of Tax Operations for Touche, Ross and Company in Richmond, Virginia.
For more information, contact David at 804-745-4242 or visit TBS online at www.taxbizsol.com.
I am a Senior Mortgage Loan Officer with PrimeLending. PrimeLending is one of the top ten mortgage lenders in the Nation and also has been voted as one of the top 2 places in the Nation to work. Through PrimeLending, I can offer over 400 products to get the mortgage done and with my many years of lending experience, I can help you avoid any “pitfalls” or complexities that you may have experienced previously.
I specialize in First Time Homebuyers, Renovation loans and Self Employed Borrowers.
For more information, contact Mona at 804-977-7279 or visit the PrimeLending online at https://lo.primelending.com/mona.neely/.
This month, David Saunders, Founder and Chief Idea Officer of Madison + Main will be our Guest Speaker. Madison+Main is a branding, marketing, and PR agency in Richmond, Virginia that gets results for emerging companies and challenger brands.
Dave is a nationally recognized brand and marketing expert who frequently speaks to businesses and civic organizations about the power of social media, inbound marketing, and why “Bold Brands Win.” You won’t want to miss his usual excellent marketing message delivered with unbridled enthusiasm, humor and practical advice for creative problem solving.
"WHIMBY is easily one of my favorite networking groups in Richmond. The ability to build relationships, socialize, and tap into each others connections make it a valuable part of my business development activities."
"The atmosphere at WHIMBY meetings is unlike any other networking group in town. I appreciate the friendly, professional members and their desire to help our business. They make it easy to want to help them in return."
"The connections I've made at WHIMBY make a genuine difference in my annual sales numbers, not to mention the friendships that have formed after a few years of membership."
Check out pictures from our recent meetings and events!