Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia announces the addition of regional business leader Deborah L. Petrine, CEO/Chair of Commonwealth Care-Roanoke, into the Southwest Virginia Business Hall. This year’s program will be presented by American National Bank. Petrine’s many business and community contributions will be recognized at the 30th annual Business Hall of Fame (BHF) event on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. on YouTube Live. She will join 61 other individuals who have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.
This will be the first all-virtual event in the program’s history. This year’s must-attend virtual business event – recognizes leaders of the free enterprise system who serve as business role models for our region’s youth – also will honor Entrepreneur of the Year, Kevin Bloomfield of Bloomfield Partners. Kevin Bloomfield is a member of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center‘s Board of Directors.
About Bloomfield Partners
Bloomfield Partners, LLC was launched in 2014 to provide growth capital to software and innovation companies. We are a value-added investor who looks to be actively engaged with our portfolio companies. We have a patient, long-term investment philosophy that is not exclusively driven by the size of our investment return, but by making decisions that are in the long-term best interest of the founding entrepreneurs and their shareholders. Our managing partner is Kevin Bloomfield.
Kevin is a serial entrepreneur who is passionate about building healthy cultures, exceptional teams, and great products all while obsessing about customers. Prior to founding Bloomfield Partners, Kevin was CEO of NetVentures where he helped to build a fast-growing, disruptive cloud-based Operations & Fund Accounting software platform for progressive non-profit organizations. He led the company’s growth from an early-stage startup with just a handful of customers to the market leader with over 500 customers that processed over two billion dollars of customer transactions. In 2014, his company was acquired by the private equity firm Pamlico Capital.