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Company Contact Information
American Résumé Heather Boyd-Brown
Applied University Research, Inc. Todd Lowe
Barrel Cave Wines Bill Zuti
Coalbed Technology, Inc. Joe Turley 304-392-1000
Electrical & Control Solutions, LLC
Emisshield, Inc. John Olver 540-961-0999
Enertronics Engrid Lai 540-552-3052
Hall and Sons Developers, Inc. Mark Hall 540-633-6772
Hawleywood Benefits. John Hawley
Mobile Medical Diagnostic Services of New River Valley, LLC Don Mathena 540-633-6760
MS Contracting Mike Sayers 540-605-0604
New River Security Investigations, Inc. Frankie Scott 276-228-7632
RBI Builders Randy Burdette 540-639-1310
ServiceMaster Janitorial Service Adam Thompson 540-381-0757
TPG Staffing (division of The Prillaman Group, Inc.) Matt Thurman

Regional Tenants

Company Contact Information
New River/Mt. Rogers Workforce Investment Board Ronnie Martin 540-633-6764
New River Valley Development Corporation Mike Barber
New River Valley Planning District Commission Kevin Byrd 540-639-9313
Regional Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (REMSI) Joe Trigg 540-633-6738
Western Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council Robert Logan 540-267-3326
Western-14 Task Force Joe Trigg 540-633-6738
Virginia Department of Emergency Management Willie Richardson 540-831-4075/4076


American Résumé, Inc.

American Résumé, Inc., founded in 2009, is owned and operated by Heather Boyd-Browne. Heather is a résumé writer, career consultant, speaker, writer, and author. In addition to providing the New River Valley Community and surrounding areas with valuable information and material to use in all aspects of the career building process, Heather also supports our community by volunteering in local organizations such as Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley and National Association of Professional Women.

Heather's mission is to provide valuable techniques, resources, advice, and support for life in any profession. She has access to career specialists for all types of careers. She is most satisfied with her career by assisting those on their journey to find their ideal profession. "My personal goal is to help others achieve success in their desired profession", she recently stated at a speaking engagement for the New River Valley Chapter of the NAPW. You can find more about American Résumé, Inc. and Heather at

American Résumé, Inc. is expanding into a national brand and will be launching across the nation in the last half of 2014. It will provide valuable services and resources to clients nationwide and in some areas of expertise it will provide content to an international base as well.

Applied University Research, Inc.

Applied University Research, Inc.Applied University Research, Inc. (AUR, website: was founded in 1973 by Dr. Roger L. Simpson with the goal to develop unique, state-of-the-art instrumentation systems that deliver real information to understand tough fluid flow problems. Since that time, Dr. Simpson has continuously conducted cutting-edge research to develop and apply the most capable laser Doppler turbulence instrumentation systems in the world. AUR now offers to share some of this extensive experience in solving real-problems to help tackle tough flow and flow-instrumentation problems facing researchers today.

In addition to our laser instrumentation expertise, AUR has capabilities for complex flow modeling and experimental validation using proprietary turbulent flow simulation software and our mobile aerodynamic test facility. Please contact AUR’s VP for Research and Development, Todd Lowe (email:, with your water or air flow applications.

Barrel Cave Wines

Barrel Cave Wines is an online retailer of specialty wines from across the globe. Barrel Cave Wines has a website currently under construction at Please contact until the completion of the website.

Electrical & Control Solutions, LLC

Electrical & Control Solutions, LLC was formed to serve industry with electrical, automation, and control services, which include: complete system design, programming (both PLC and HMI), system modification, upgrades, custom control system panel building installation and commissioning, and several other services. Electrical & Control Solutions can be contacted at

Emisshield, Inc.

Emisshield is thin film, ceramic nanoparticle material with high emissivity and heat re-radiation capabilities. The core technology of Emisshield was originally developed by NASA to be used as the heat shield for the X-33 and X-34 Space Planes. After a license for the technology was secured from NASA, intense efforts by the Virginia Tech’s Center for Adhesion and Sealant Sciences, combined with extensive research and development, resulted in 20+ Emisshield products ready for sale in today’s market.

Emisshield products optimize heat applications by changing basic system physics and enabling positive improvements in any combustion or energy transfer. This technology can be used on existing or new materials utilized in all combustion processes including metals, refractory, ceramics and high technology fabrics. The optimization provided by Emisshield can provide significant improvement in most energy consuming, producing, or related heat systems. For further information, visit


Enertronics is working on next generation electronic products for renewable energy and utility grid applications. At its initial R & D stage, prototypes of utility scale transformer and electric vehicle fast chargers have been developed for field testing.

The Company has teamed with major utilities and equipment manufactures to continue the development and testing. For further information, please contact

Hall and Sons Developers, Inc.

Hall and Sons moved into a small office with expectations of needing more space. The developers are currently removing timber from a lot across from the Center in preparation for the start of construction of a new restaurant. In addition, they have plans for other commercial projects in the future. For futher information, please call Mark Hall at (540) 633-6772.

Hawleywood Benefits

Hawleywood Benefits recruits and trains individuals from all backgrounds to become insurance professionals. We represent one of largest and most well known names in the voluntary benefits business. Call us to schedule an informational meeting. Contact: John Hawley, Regional Sales Coordinator Cell 540-818-2590 Fax 610-885-2590 Office 540-650-3086.

Mobile Medical Diagnostic Services of New River Valley, LLC

MMDS of NRV, LLCMMDS has as its purpose to serve the community’s diagnostic needs for Mobile X-ray and EKG studies. As an extension of a national corporation, MMDS, Intl., headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, the firm currently employs mobile units which house an array of technologically advanced and patented equipment to achieve this function. The equipment in the units is highly mobile and is used to provide diagnostic procedures for patients without being removed from the familiar and comfortable surroundings of their home or nursing facility. This service eliminates the inconvenience and stress of dislocating patients from surroundings in order to have image procedures performed. Research has shown that patients, families and medical care givers alike, list the difficulties associated with dislocating patients, as a major problem. In addition to this trauma, there is the increased risk of causing additional medical complications, especially since many geriatric patients are more fragile and prone to injury. Call them at (540) 633-6760 for services!

MS Contracting

Formed in 2010, the owner of MS Contracting, Mike Sayers, saw a hole to fill in the construction industry. MSC specializes in demolition, grading, site preparation and utility installation. Being licensed, bonded and fully insured, MSC can be the main contractor for your project. For additional information, call Mike at (540) 605-0604.

New River Security Investigations

New River Security & Investigations, Inc. (NRSI), a diversified outsourcing services company based in Wytheville, Virginia, was formed in 1986 expressly for the purpose of providing a variety of quality security support and investigative services for personal, corporate, non-profit and government organizations. NRSI professionals are specifically trained in state of the art surveillance equipment to obtain and document the evidence their clients require. Their services include

  • Employee/Employment Background Investigations
  • Internal Covert Investigations
  • Vehicular Accident & Reconstruction by Court Certified Experts
  • Civil Wrong Doing, (Malpractice, Negligence, Product Liability)
  • Corporate Protection/Investigations
  • Fraud & Financial Investigations
  • Workers Compensation Investigations
  • Employee Theft
  • ID Theft & Cyber Crimes (Terrorism & Espionage)

For more information, please contact Frankie Scott at, (276) 228-7632 or visit

RBI BuildersRBI Builders

RBI Builders joined the Business Center in April 2012 and is owned and operated by Randy Burdette.  Randy is a Class A Contractor, Licensed and Insured in Virginia.  Randy studied building construction at Virginia Tech and has been building homes since 1987.  RBI's mission is to make building your dream home, remodeling, or renovating your home a pleasing experience.  The team at RBI Builders will guide you through the many steps, listen to your requests, and make sure the project meets your demands.  RBI Builders places a focus on detail to ensure quality that you can be proud of. For further information, contact Randy at (540) 639-1310 or visit

ServiceMaster Janitorial Service

Adam Thompson opened this franchise in September 2005 to provide janitorial service to businesses throughout Southwest Virginia. They currently lease storage space and will have an office by the beginning of 2006 and also have first refusal on a 125 square foot space. For further information, please call (540) 381-0757.

TPG Staffing

TPG Staffing, a division of The Prillaman Group Inc., provides human resources support to businesses through applicant flow, interviewing, reference checks, assessment, and selection of candidates for the type of positions that businesses want to fill. Additional information on TPG Staffing can be found at

Regional Tenants

REMSI, Inc.REMSI utilizescareer personnel to provide services during periods when Pulaski County squad personnel are not available. The Training Center provides training and continuing education for Emergency Medical Technicians throughout the NRV. Additionally, the Center is preparing to offer both CPR and first aid courses to local businesses and industrial facilities. For further information, contact Joe Trigg at (540) 633-6738.


The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise in four major areas: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Mitigation. When citizens face an emergency situation, they call 911. When local governments need assistance in responding to a crisis, they call VDEM. For further information, please contact Willie Richardson (540) 831-4075.



Last Revised: 12/18/13