Corey Holeman

Corey Holeman has 20 years of business management, entrepreneurial and executive experience in a variety of fields. His business pursuits include the areas of Financial Management, Restaurant Services, Management Consulting, and Event Planning. Corey's early career in the investing industry culminated with him serving as the Portfolio Manager of 5 funds at The Vanguard Group, totaling in $5 billion in assets. Corey's financial expertise led him to a position of CFO with a management company which owned and operated 25 restaurants. Corey & his wife Courtney later branched out on their own and grew from 1 to 6 restaurants over a 5 year period. In 2008, Corey helped lead the turnaround of National Conferencing, a federal contracting firm which has ranked #2 on the Inc 500's list of the fastest growing companies in 2013. As a small angel investor, Corey continues to feed his entrepreneurial passion by consulting and investing in business across several fields, including health care, technology, and food distribution companies. Corey is committed to the growth of small minority owned businesses through operational excellence and financial prudence. Mr. Holeman received his Bachelors Degree in Finance from James Madison University, and holds an MBA from Penn State University. Corey has received numerous awards and recognitions for leadership positions and excellence throughout his career. He is a proud member of First Mount Zion Baptist Church. Mr. Holeman remains very active in other community and professional leadership roles including the following: Board Member, VA Small Business Finance Authority Vice President, Bethesda Field Office Black McDonalds Operator Association Board Member and Investment Committee Chair of the Ira Dorsey Scholarship Endowment Fund (501c3 for Alpha Phi Fraternity) Corey participates in athletic pursuits including triathlons, marathons, and other active sports. He is at his best when spending time with his wife and fellow business partner Courtney, and his kids Jordan and Jalen. 

Register Today

*Pre-order your meal from your favorite participating Black-owned restaurant. 
*Join us on our Zoom event
*Listen, learn, connect and celebrate our local Black business community! 

Date: Saturday, February 27,2021
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Zoom Interactive Online Experience

To participate in the Community Brunch:
1. Register your household.
2. Pre-Order meals from your favorite Black-owned restaurant.
3. Join us VIRTUALLY for fun, laughter and the business of food! You will receive the meeting link after you register for the event. 

Members: $15 per household Community at large: $20 per household. Register Here


11:00 a.m.
Welcome/ Get Started
Sheila Dixon & Corey Holeman
11:30 a.m.
Understanding the Food Chain
Steven Jones
To Eat or Not to Eat? Breaking Down Your Relationship with Food
Tambra Ray Stevenson
12:30 p.m.
Politics & Food
Derrick Wood
1:30 p.m.
Building an Empire in the Food Industry
Warren Thompson

FAQ's & Tips
1. Please contact the restaurants for delivery in your area. 
2. We recommend ordering from restaurants a day in advance of the online event.
3. NVBCC is not held responsible nor liable for food delivery from any of the restaurants listed.
4. General registration is required for the event. Proceeds benefit work of the chamber's future programming efforts.
5. If you do not want to order food, we welcome you to register for interactive participation.
6. If you know of black owned restaurants or caterers, let us know and we can add them to our current list.

8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 450
Tysons Corner, VA, 22182, US

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