Current Members

Krista Black, TOPDOG Legal Mktg LLC    

Office: 304-720-1856   Rm: 122

Linda Bodie,     Element FCU

Office: 304-720-1406  Rm: 108

Shanda Brandon, Real Estate Agent


Shannah Breckenridge, Accurate Books & Payroll

Gene Brooks, BrooAlexa

Office: 304-720-1413 Rm: 105

Salim Brown, Poetik Inspirationz

Brian Canterbury, Bohemian LLC    

Office: 304-720-1409  Rm: 107

Avon Cobourne, Primerica

Octavia Cordon, Aspire Achievement Project

Duane Davis, Havah Ministries


Mavery Davis

Tony Gilliam, Photographer

Kimberly Hambrick, Westat

Gary Hampton, Nescorp

Office: 304-720-1415   Rm: 106

Bob Hardy, Hey You Guys LLC


Jon Matthews, Matthews Media

George Montgomery, Edgewood Consulting


Charlotte Moore, Mary Kay


Tess Myers, Generations Saved

Brandon Nida, New WV (WV Coops)

Office: 304-720-1412   Rm: 109

Adrinne O’Neill, Vivian Vernell

Kodak Oshun, Singer/Rapper

Ryan Owens

Jon Price, Ultimate Software

Jim Probst, Citizen’s Climate Lobby

Morgan Robinson, Palante Technology Coop


Tim Sayre, Kanawha IT Security

Trevon Taylor, Recording Artist

Rex Thaxton, MicroCAD Training & Consulting

Fred Tyson, New Birth Construction, LLC

Office: 304-720-1404   Rm: 104

Stephen Tolley, Music City Visuals

Ginnie Varnado


Charmaine Wilson, USDA/DST Sorority

Kevin Young, 4Ever Young Fotos LLC

Corey Zinn, Create WV


Creative Communities Network, Inc.

Create WV


Stephen Mychal Tolley

Music City Visuals

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Kimberly Hambrick


Member Spotlight


When asked how some of our current and past members use the facility, here is what they had to say...

"I use the EDC to access the computer in what I consider quiet time."

-Ginnie Varnado

"I provide accounting, bookkeeping and tax services. I use this amazing building to meet clients, conduct workshops, and provide financial literacy and entrepreneurship classes to young people ages 6 to 18."

-Mavery Davis, CPA

"The EDC gives me the opportunity to have a modern workspace equipped with Wi-Fi and printer and helps me to successfully network and conduct my business activities in international sales and exports."

-Ibrahim Mitias, Stoneza, Inc.

"We use the capture studio any time a client requests headshots with a plain backdrop or indoor session. We also love using it for holiday mini sessions (Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter, etc.)."

-Jeremey & Kathleen Burns, Burns Exposures

"I am a management, marketing and technology consultant working in social media, websites and videos. Through my companies Bohemian and Everywhere Local we help businesses grow."

-Brian Canterbury, Bohemian LLC

"I work for the WVSU Upward Bound Program. The Economic Development Center is utilized as a site for various services, particularly after school tutoring recruitment and parent informational meetings, to support participants living closer to the EDC than the main campus."  

-Tiffany Plear, WVSU Upward Bound

"I use the facility to meet face to face with vendors, clients and partners. I also will schedule some shared office or conference room time when I have a teleconference or video meeting and I need a quiet professional place to log in."

-Josh Dunn, Community Care of WV

"I use the facility to record local artist and to do photoshoots and video. I run the Almost Heaven artist showcase out of the building. I also have a associates degree in music production." 

-Stephen Mychal Tolley, Owner, Music City Visuals

"TOPDOG Legal Marketing has an office space at the WVSU-EDC to provide local work space free from the distractions of technology. TOPDOG is also looking forward to using the fresh, modern meeting space and media production facilities."

-Krista Black, J.D.,CEO TOPDOG Legal Marketing

"I use the EDC to teach skincare classes and how to prepare the self employed business. Your facility is a great place because it is handicapped accessible."

-Charlotte Moore, Mary Kay Independent Consultant

1506 Kanawha Blvd. West

Charleston, WV 25387


Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm

Additional Parking:  Charleston Orthopedic building located at

1532 Kanawha Blvd. W

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