Board of Coaches

Todd Miller

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Todd Miller is a seasoned real estate investor who started his real estate investment practice, Richmond Wholesale Deals, back in 2008.  Now operating as USA Homebuyers, Todd leads a cross-country team that invests in rentals, Airbnb's, and fix-and-flips.  He is also an expert in wholesaling properties, with more than a thousand deals under his belt. 


Todd started his real estate practice in pursuit of what all of us are looking for - work-life INTEGRATION.  He works on his terms - when he wants, where he wants, how he wants.  A typical day for Todd includes fulfilling his school bus drop-off and pick-up duties, having a lunch meeting with other investors, going on sales appointments, checking in on progress for his rehab projects, and then coming home to enjoy dinner with his family.


Todd graduated from Appalachian State, where as a state wrestling champion, he focused on business management and marketing.  In 2017, he married his wife and best friend. Together, they love to travel and schedule work around their family... not the other way around. Their  blended family includes five children and a 3-year old grandson.

Chris Jones

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Chris Jones is a three-time Virginia Press Association award-winning journalist and editor. He helps individuals and entrepreneurs write and publish books that inspire others to change their lives and to pursue their dreams. 

He is the founder and CEO of Chris Jones Ink, a full-service writing agency serving a variety of writing clients. His company’s niche is article and book ghostwriting, online content development and management, and editorial services management. On his podcast, Chris has interviewed people like New York Times best-selling author John David Mann,  EOFire’s Kate Erickson, Foundr Magazine CEO Nathan Chan, lifestyle entrepreneur Kimanzi Constable, Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn, and Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist Efrem Graham.

Chris has been in the writing and marketing industry for over 18 years. He has a degree in Visual Communication for The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  Chris lives in Virginia with his wife and children.

You can learn more about Chris on his website: www.ChrisJonesInk.com

Andrea Johnson

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Andrea Johnson has 10 years’ experience in sales, small business management, and as a Business Services Specialist. She has served hundreds of clients across Virginia, and remains committed to being their trusted business partner, while now supporting Business Advocates to grow to their full potential in this industry. 

Being native to Hampton Roads area, Andrea has extensive family ties, lifelong friendships and a vast professional network in the area.
Coupling her entrepreneurial drive with a strong sense of family and community, Andrea volunteers with local schools, churches and multiple business groups for bringing knowledge, and connecting people to resources to help those in need.

Andrea is the Division Director for VA of Beyond, a financial technology that provides payment processing, POS solutions, payroll, lending and other business tools and services to small and mid-sized businesses. Beyond is a rapidly growing company that offers the energy and enthusiasm of an entrepreneurial start-up combined with the confident leadership of well-respected industry veterans.
 

Scott Golightly

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Scott is an estate and business planning lawyer with Golightly Mulligan & Morgan. With more than 20 years of legal experience, Scott has dedicated his career to helping families and small businesses plan for the future and protect the well-being of their loved ones. For each of his clients, Scott ensures that: personal, family, and business goals are realized, risks and expenses are minimized, and peace of mind is achieved.


Scott takes pride in providing each of his clients with personal attention, timely assistance, clear communication, and excellent results.  Scott received his B.A. in Political Science from Christopher Newport University and his J.D. from the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.  While in law school, Scott served as the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Richmond's Law Review, was a member of the Moot Court Board, and served on the law school's Honor Council. 

Greg Lingo

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Greg Lingo is currently the Business Development Manager for EDGe Business Planning in Richmond, VA. As a Business Development Manager, Greg works with potential clients to ascertain the level of guidance their business needs and help direct resources accordingly. He participates in a number of business networking organizations to raise awareness of EDGe and its unique array of services. 


 Previously Greg worked for three Fortune 500 medical device and biopharmaceutical companies. 


Greg likes everything outdoors and enjoys cooking for family and friends. He graduated from Old Dominion University with a degree in Biology, also taking courses in Accounting and Economics. He lives in Henrico with his wife, Diane, children Ryan and Cameron, and their Boxer, Porsche.

Ben Tyree

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Benjamin S. Tyree is an associate attorney at Coates & Davenport, P.C. and devotes his practice to civil and business litigation.


Ben regularly advocates for both individual and small business clients in courts throughout the state. He advises business clients with formation of corporate entities, purchase/sale agreements, contract and lease negotiation and drafting, collections, arbitration, and complex litigation, and serves as registered agent for many corporations and LLCs.  He also represents individuals who have been injured in vehicle accidents and in premises liability matters, along with divorce, custody, and support issues.  Attention to detail and creative problem solving are the keys to helping his clients reach their goals.  


Ben is a Virginia native, attended the University of Richmond and Wake Forest University School of Law, and now lives in Richmond with his wife.

Christina Tinker

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Christina is a gifted speaker and facilitator and a passionate courage cultivator helping individuals, teams, and organizations create inclusive, innovative cultures that drive powerful business results.

Christina has traveled the world implementing corporate training programs for Dell, NetApp, National Oilwell Varco and Transocean.

Christina also spent a decade as a senior Sales Executive and top performing revenue contributor in three of the most revered technology firms in the world - IBM, Oracle, and Gartner.

Although she has received many professional awards over the years, Christina is most proud of the trusting relationships she has built with so many incredible leaders throughout her career. When asked, her clients say that it is Christina’s authentic leadership, sincere interest in their business success, and courageous spirit that set her apart.