Daniel Ashworth—Industrial Health & Safety Group Leader at BWXT Nuclear Operations Group-Lynchburg.

Ashworth was named to the 2016 40 under 40 Rising Stars of Safety by the National Safety Council.

Ashworth is an adjunct faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University and is completing his Ph.D. in Safety Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the President of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Star Valley Chapter and as a mentor in Central Virginia’s Engineering Mentor Program.

Victor Clarke—Owner of Clarke, Inc. Clarke contributed a case study to Insiders Know-How: Running Your Own Business. The book is a compilation of practical business advice from 15 authors around the world. Clarke’s case study highlights how small business owners do not react quickly enough to changing consumer buying behavior.

Blake Gederberg—Lynch’s Landing Events Manager. For the past five years, Gederberg has been working to plan, promote and execute events in Central Virginia. He has worked with the Berglund Center in Roanoke, as an independent events producer, and with Lynchburg’s own indie music festival, Lynchstock. Blake is also the co-owner and marketing director at Speakertree on Fifth Street.

Rex Geveden—President and Chief Executive Officer of BWXT. Geveden stepped into this new role on January 1, following the retirement announcement from former CEO Peyton S. (Sandy) Baker. Baker is serving as a special advisor until his retirement in May. Geveden joined BWXT as Chief Operating Officer in 2015.

Previously, he was Executive Vice President at Teledyne Technologies. He also spent 17 years at NASA.

Geveden holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in physics from Murray State University.

Steve Lloyd—Owner of Lloyd Concrete Services. In the January 2017 issue of Concrete Construction, Lloyd was named as one of the 2017 Most Influential People in Concrete Construction. Lloyd started the company in 1986. He has projects mostly in the Lynchburg area but also works in 28 states.

Mark Maslow—President and Founder of Southern Landscape Group. Maslow is the recipient of the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ prestigious Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award recognizes a young entrepreneur who has demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and initiative and serves as a shining example to students in pursuit of a landscape industry career. Maslow will be recognized at the NALP’s National Collegiate Landscape Competition opening ceremony on March 16.

J. Paul Motley—VP of Operations at GoMeasure3D. Motley recently moved into this new role after graduating from Liberty University in May 2016 with a B.S. in Business Administration. Motley has experience in metrology, inspection, 3d digitizing, design and automation industries.