2018 CORE ADVANCE:  Business Intensive for Technology Leaders

A six-day program to help emerging technology leaders drive organizational success by accelerating their business intelligence. 

  1. AM modules focus on Relationship Intelligence.  
  2. Lunch & Learns, led by experienced experts, will offer participants opportunities to enrich their business savvy and broaden participants’ regional networks.    
  3. PM modules focus on Executive Know-How.

Faculty include regional experts:  Paula Wilder, WilderWeber Leadership Group; Jeff Smith, Voltage Leadership; David Danco, Corvesta; David Catalano, CEO, Ozmo; Amy Ankrum, CEO, Qualtrax; Mike Abbott, Cambria Development; Greg Reiter, CFO/COO, Torc Robotics;  John Schott, COO, Dom-Met.

ICF Certified Coaches include:  Jeff Smith, Kathy Baske-Young and Janet Crawford.

Applications for the 2018 Cadre will open January 28 and close February 28

2018 Calendar (2nd Fridays):

  • March 8 - Orientation Breakfast
  • Spring Modules:  April 12, May 10, June 14
  • Fall Modules:  September 13, October 11, November 8

For details, visit:  The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council


RBTC CEO and Executive Round Tables


Provide a forum where smart, thoughtful and dedicated peers at the senior executive level gain new insights into strategic issues that are impacting their ability to adapt and transform their organizations for growth and success.


Round Table conversations are marked by challenging, rigorous, confidential business-focused, frank and empathetic comments that improve senior executive decision-making.   

For more information, contact Paula Wilder, Ken Ferris at Brookwood Management or Heather Baum Fay at The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council.


Diagnostic Tools

Five on-line surveys help leaders focus on sustainable advantage.

  • Strategic Focus examines an organization's marketplace readiness.
  • Organization Vitality focuses on the organization's engagement in six critical dimensions of Marketplace Responsiveness.
  • Leadership Dimensions focuses on behaviors in six key categories that are essential to leadership effectiveness--customized for specific industry sectors.
  • Change Leadership assesses the viability of existing organizational processes and performance in creating and sustaining needed change.
  • Winning Cultures pinpoints areas of strength and opportunity when seeking to develop a healthier organizational culture.

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