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Ms. Eleanor “Ellie” Thornton served on the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Corporate Executive Council, which was comprised of a select group of business leaders who worked to expand awareness of the Prevent Cancer Foundation and its life saving messages of cancer prevention and early detection. She remains committed to the Foundation as an advisor, and connector.The Prevent Cancer Foundation is the only U.S. nonprofit solely focused on the prevention and early detection of cancer. Since its founding in 1985, the Foundation's four pillars have been research, education, community outreach...
MASON ENTERPRISE CENTER- FAIRFAX LUNCH & LEARN:HOW TO MITIGATE RISKS WHEN WORKING ABROAD
On August 30th, the Mason Enterprise Center-Fairfax held a Lunch and Learn titled, "How to Mitigate Risks," presented by Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC President...
Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC, Co-owner and Chief Executive Officer, Eleanor Thornton was cited as a lead author in an abstract titled - Adapting and implementing an evidence-based asthma counseling intervention for resource-poor populations - published in the Journal of Asthma. In response to the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, Eleanor Thornton and colleagues led a significant research effort to improve lives among residents living in the city’s poorest and most impacted neighborhoods. The research effort was supported by Head-off Environmental...
VISIONARY ATTENDS THE VETERAN'S INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES CONFERENCE
In conjunction with celebrating Veteran's Day, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) hosted the Veteran's International Small Business Opportunities Conference (VISBOC). The conference was designed and provided to bring Veteran Entrepreneurs together with leadership of the USAID, Virginia PTAP, Federal Agencies, in the spirit of information sharing, networking and business development in support of the missions of agencies supported by Veteran businesses worldwide. Visionary was...
VISIONARY'S CEO ELEANOR "ELLIE" THORNTON SELECTED AS MEMBER OF PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION'S CORPORATE COUNCIL
Ms. Ellie Thornton is a member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Corporate Executive Council, which is comprised of a select group of business leaders. Its mission is to expand awareness of the Prevent Cancer Foundation and its life saving messages of cancer prevention and early detection. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is the only U.S. nonprofit solely focused on the prevention and early detection of cancer. Since its founding in 1985, the Foundation has invested over $140million in support of cancer prevention research, education, outreach and advocacy programs nationwide, and...
ELEANOR THORNTON SUBMITS ABSTRACT TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION (APHA) IN PREPARATION FOR THE 143th APHA ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPOSITION CONFERENCE
Drawing from her 20 plus years working in asthma case management and developing training curriculums that have positively impacted patient outcomes,and also led to counselors becoming board certified asthma educations (AE-C) - Eleanor Thornton, M.S., MCHES, AE-C, along with Claire Hayes, MPH, CHES, AE-C and Suzanne Kennedy, PhD, submitted an abstract (#334867) and was selected to present their cutting edge scientific research at the 143th APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition Conference in Chicago, IL (October 31st-Novermber 4th) – Session 3183: Public Health Leadership and Education Models (ID=...
VISIONARY PARTICIPATES IN THE PREVENT CANCER 5K WALK/RUN
In keeping with our goal to promote optimal health while transforming lives, Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC was proud to participate in the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 5k Walk/Run that took place on Sunday October 4th 2015 at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals. The 2015 5k Walk/Run is an unofficial 5k route that took participants around the beautiful Capitol Riverfront area with a start/finish inside Nationals Park.The overall mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation is saving lives through cancer prevention and early detection. The Foundation focuses its resources on...
VISIONARY HOSTS POLEBERRY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FROM WATERFORD, IRELAND
On April 23rd, Visionary Consulting Partners hosted three (3) aspiring high school entrepreneurs from Ireland. The students were recipients of the highly regarded Poleberry Scholarship established by serial entrepreneur and Mason alum Martin Dunphy to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship for high school students from Waterford, Ireland. Eleanor Thornton, President and CEO, met with the Poleberry Scholars to discuss the virtues of entrepreneurship and emphasized how persistence and fortitude promotes successful entrepreneurial outcomes followed by a tour of the Fairfax-...
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Visionary Graduates from Inaugural Class of the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative
Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC was selected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Emerging Leaders (formerly e200) Executive-level Intensive Entrepreneurship Training Initiative for Small Business Owners across the Country. This Initiative provides federal training that specifically focuses on Executives of businesses that are poised for growth in historically challenged communities. The SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative provides Executives with the necessary organizational framework, resource network, and motivation that is required to build...