Membership Information

Purpose of Isle of Wight Business Development Group:

1. To provide business networking opportunities for businesses within the local context of Isle of Wight County.
2. To develop a positive business environment within our community through leadership, professionalism and education.
3. To enhance the quality of life within our community by encouraging good practices and holding one another accountable for such practices

Service Area

" Isle of Wight Business Development Group proudly serves residents and businesses in Smithfield, Windsor, Franklin, Suffolk, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Chesapeake, Surry, Southampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Williamsburg, Richmond, and the entire Tidewater & Hampton Roads region. "

How to join our group

1. Attend 1 or 2 of our meetings. Contact any member and join us at one of our regularly scheduled meetings. We meet every Tuesday at the Smithfield Bakery in Downtown Smithfield, VA: Smithfield Gourmet Bakery & Cafe 218 Main Street Smithfield VA
2. Read our policies and consult with the membership to determine if you are a good fit with the group
3. Complete the membership application
4. Return the application by your 3rd meeting and turn it in to the membership committee.

Larry Saint

President Larry Saint

Financial Advisor, MetLife - (757) 382-4100 ext.4183

Fred Walls

Treasurer Fred Walls

Owner, Walls Insurance Agency - (757) 357-4456

Greg Schaale

Web Manager Greg Schaale

Owner, Greg Schaale Design, LLC - (757) 784-3332

Clarence Hucks

Member Clarence Hucks

Manager, Southern States /
Tidewater Petroleum -(757) 242-4188

Gary Gray

Member Gary Gray

Owner, G&L Printing & Copy Center - (757) 238-2135

Leigh Abbott

Member Leigh Abbott

Owner, Church Lion (Business Consultants) - (757) 279-2102

Ian Brim

Member Ian Brim

Brim & Associates, CPAs - Certified Public Accountants - (757) 542-4411



Rickt B. Wamble

Member Ricky B. Wamble

Financial Professional Associate,
Mid-Atlantic Financial Group
(757) 603-1790