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Season 6 of the Blackletter podcast is wrapping up! Today, we take a look at the highlights of this past season, from notable guests to complex topics. Tom discusses subjects like incorporating charity into business, pivoting during the pandemic, empowering women and much more. The Blackletter guests share their advice to business owners on how… Continue reading Episode 64: S6E9 – Philanthropy, Pivoting and Improvement – Season 6 in Review
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On today’s episode, Tom Dunlap chats with Braven Greenelsh about Three Good, a platform that helps mitigate early signs of burnout in employees.   With anonymous surveys and other tools, employees get a chance to express themselves while employers get a touch on the corporate pulse. In answering questions, responding to feelers, and engaging with the platform, employees rack up… Continue reading Episode 63: S6E8 – Self-care, Global Impact
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On today’s episode, Tom Dunlap chats with Larry Sharpe about his time in the military, how he became an entrepreneur, and some of his life lessons.   Looking for guidance as a young man, Larry joined the military and learned invaluable skills he has carried over to other fields. He tells the story of how he launched his… Continue reading Episode 62: S6E7 – Move On, Fail Forward
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On today’s episode, Tom Dunlap chats with Kristina Bouweiri about how she transformed her business, Reston Limousine, during Covid.   Surviving the Pandemic    After spending thirty years building her transportation business, Kristina found herself in a dire situation a year ago. During a time in which everyone was mandated to stay at home, Kristina’s busses and limousines became obsolete overnight. Of her… Continue reading Episode 61: S6E6 – Growing Personally and Professionally
Today, Tom Dunlap chats with Ingrid Vanderveldt who was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell for many years, before becoming the founder and current CEO of Empowering a Billion Women, an organization dedicated to creating 100 billion dollars of global market impact by 2030 through empowering women entrepreneurs, leaders and advocates. Listen as they discuss women in… Continue reading Episode 60: S6E5 – Changing Minds and Businesses: Empowering a Billion Women
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Tom Dunlap is joined by special guest Sabrina Shafer, owner of the Continuum. They discuss how to prep your company to go to market digitally.  Topics for the episode include digital transformation, executing your transformation plan and advice for law firms going through a digital transformation. Launching in a Pandemic   While the past year has… Continue reading Episode 59: S6E4 – Digital Messaging for the Digital Age
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On this Episode of Blackletter, Tom Dunlap is joined by special guest Scott Harris, owner of the Catoctin Creek Distillery. This episode covers the history of the distillery as well as Harris’s work pioneering hand sanitizer production out of distilleries.  About the Company  Catoctin Creek Distilling Company is a 12 year old rye whisky distillery… Continue reading Episode 58: S6E3 – Distilleries and Disinfectants
Today, Tom Dunlap chats with Sharon Virts about building her successful government contracting business, her new book, and her recent philanthropy work.   Federal Consulting Services   At 22 years old, Sharon Virts started her own consulting company that helped government contractors find work in the federal government. She touches on the ups and downs of growing a successful business, and how she had to… Continue reading Episode 57: S6E2 – Building a Successful Business, Book, and Community
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In this episode, Tom Dunlap chats with Peter Burnett, of Burnett and Williams Firm, about his Ampersand Pantry project that collects meals from local restaurants and gives them to families in need during Covid.  The Start of Peter’s Philanthropy Work   Peter Burnett of Burnett and Williams firm in Leesburg, Virginia, has been practicing law for almost 44 years. In… Continue reading Episode 56: S6E1 – Local Cause, Big Impact

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As part of our effort to recruit, develop and retail the best and brightest attorneys, Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig offers a summer intern program for promising law school students who are looking to work as part of an innovative and incredibly successful team. With a global team of lawyers, selected candidates are able to work on high level projects in a collaborative space.

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