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Eleanor Thornton receives the Humanitarian and Outstanding Asthma Community Service Award recognition by the Association of Asthma EducatorsEleanor (Ellie) Thornton is awarded the 2017 Humanitarian and Outstanding Asthma Community Service Award by the Association of Asthma Educators (AAE).  The award honors an AAE member with a longstanding commitment to asthma-related services and programming in communities whose needs are not being met by the traditional healthcare delivery system. Over the years, Ellie has led and supported asthma-related programming and services for children and...
    Dear Colleagues, Join me for APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta where we will be presenting our scientific research. APHA’s Annual Meeting serves as the home for public health professionals to convene, learn, network and engage with peers. More than 1,000 cutting-edge scientific sessions will be presented. The meeting also includes an exhibit hall with more than 600 booths of products, services and information, as well as countless networking opportunities. As lead author, I am proud to announce that our abstracts have been accepted for presentation as...
The Annual SBAIC reception will be held on June 28, 2017 at The City Club of Washington following the USAID Small Business Conference. The City Club is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. at 555 13th Street, NW (within walking distance of the Ronald Reagan Building). This business membership club is renowned for its diverse and dynamic membership, business affiliations, and fine dining experiences. Historically, the SBAIC reception is very well attended, and provides SBAIC members with a great opportunity to expand their networking relationships with USAID staff, SBAIC members, and other...
Visionary Consulting Partners participated in this year’s NIH Small Business Industry Day held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Natcher Conference Center.  The theme of this year’s Small Business Industry Day was “Make Every Connection Count”. This was an outreach event aimed at bringing together representatives from small businesses to network with NIH acquisition and program offices. There were guest speakers, panels, workshops, and Government and industry sponsored booths.Additional information on the event can be found hereClick here to view the AgendaLearn more about how easy it is...
Visionary Consulting Partners was pleased to participate in this year’s U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) National Small Business Week - held April 30-May 6, 2017.  Since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and also its small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week, the SBA takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories...
Michael D. Thornton, Sr., Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC participated in the Veteran Institute for Procurement (VIP) International Program - held between March 14th-16th at The Bolger Center in Potomac, Maryland. This program is designed to enhance the Veteran business owners’ understanding of the various steps and processes associated with government contracting. Aside from providing a priceless networking opportunity for Veteran small business owners, The Veterans Institute for Procurement (VIP) will help over two hundred (200) Veteran owned small...
In celebration of Black History Month, Mike and Eleanor (Ellie) Thornton were invited by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to speak on the topic of “The Crisis in Black Education,” at the 2017 African American Heritage Month event held at the Eisenhower Conference Center as part of an initiative sponsored by the SBA Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Civil Rights, and also the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).Learn more about the SBA Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Civil RightsLearn more about the Association for the Study of African...
The V3 Program has been recognized as one of his most important employment initiatives in the Commonwealth of Virginia and is supported by a Private/Public Sector Partnership and Inter-Agency Council made up of State and Industry Representatives.  The overall goal of the Virginia Values Veterans Program is to empower Virginia's employers to recapitalize an aging workforce by creating their own Veteran Talent Acquisition and Retention Support Program based upon industry best practices and proven recruiting methods.On February 7th, 2017, 1:00pm EST, Visionary Consulting Partners conducted...
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS)
Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC (Visionary) recently concluded our work to support the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS). Our work with the SLVHCS - a significant focus of Project Legacy - assisted with the design and implementation of a new healthcare delivery system that will replace the current VA Health Care System that was damaged by flooding from Hurricane Katrina. Our company has experienced remarkable growth over the past eight years – which is reflected in our strategic business portfolio that includes a New...
United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Child Waiting Room Servics
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) recently awarded Visionary Consulting Partners, LLC a contract to provide Child Waiting Room Services for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia (USAO-DC).  The award supports the DOJ’s ongoing commitment to protect federal crime victims and provide services in accordance with the Victims’ Right and Restitution Act (VRRA).  Visionary will provide specific support to children who come to the USAO-DC as victims or witnesses to a crime, are present to attend meetings with a prosecutor or USAO-DC staff, are scheduled to...


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