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Ambassador Spotlight: Chris Wright

Name: Chris Wright

Organization & Title: Foster Fuels, Regional Sales Representative

How long have you been with your organization? 4 1/2 years

What is you favorite part of your job? Meeting and greeting potential clients and figuring out how to help someone accomplish their goals.

What is your favorite part of being an Ambassador? Being able to represent Foster Fuels at the Alliance in a positive light in the community. Also the camaraderie of the ambassadors.

How has Alliance membership benefitted your business? It allows Foster Fuels the ability to stay at the forefront of the customers' mind. I get many potential leads through the visibility of being a part of the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance.

What is your single best piece of advice to new members, so they can take full advantage of their membership? Go to the networking events on a regular basis. Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your business.

Do you have any advice for someone who is considering becoming an Alliance member? Use the full resources of the Alliance - networking, events, the staff, and more.

Do you have a memorable experience while serving as an ambassador? The friendships I have gained by far.

What is one thing that others wouldn’t necessarily know? I love to cook, grill, and BBQ in particular.

What could you give a presentation on or talk about for hours without any preparation? Cooking BBQ - all kinds.

When I'm not at work I like to? Spend time with family and friends.

Favorite vacay spot? The beach or being around water - it is soothing. I went to Gatlinburg recently and enjoyed the large creek outside our back door.

What's a fun thing you like to do in the Lynchburg Region? Spending time at Smith Mountain Lake boating and fishing with friends.



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