CHANCE WILSON

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CHANCE WILSON

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A native of Buffalo, New York with over 18 years of experience as a small business and venture strategist and founder of Binchmark. Binchmark is an award-winning project development company founded in 2003 that is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Binchmark been known as the development hub. Through Binchmark, Chance has worked with professionals from various industries that include healthcare, entertainment, restaurants to government consulting, commercial real estate and more.

Since the inception of Binchmark, multiple projects and brands have been created under Binchmark. Some of the most known brands include Binchmark Stream, Greater24, GoResearch.Me, and the Yes Affordable Housing Campaign. GoResearch.Me pioneered the development of a dynamic credentialing process for public figures, speakers and industry specialists for their personal use and business endeavors locally and abroad.

Chance is active as a public speaker and have presented through seminars on operational business strategies, cultural relations, and leadership practices. Chance has conducted multiple television and online interviews on social developments with executives to known figures such as TV/Film star Tommy Davidson, NASCAR’s Jeffrey Earnhardt, NBC’s Al Roker to the former Philippine President, Fidel V. Ramos and more. Through a short time in the political arena, Chance has been the campaign strategist for Councilwoman Wooten, who has historically become the first African American woman to serve on the Virginia Beach City council for two consecutive terms.

Developments I’ve led have won multiple awards and have been recognized for their business innovation and contribution to the community. Overcoming project challenges and diversifying planning strategies along the way is what has contributed to a diverse career.

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PASSIONS

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CAREER

Binchmark is an award-winning project development company that was founded in 2003 by Chance Wilson and is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Binchmark focuses on three key areas of Communications & Media, Business To Business Services and Project Development.

Since the inception of Binchmark, multiple social impact brands and projects have been created under Binchmark that include the following:

• Binchmark Stream
A New Media & Production Platform

• Yes Affordable Housing
An Educational Housing Project Feature Campaign

• GoResearch.Me
A Dynamic Professionals Credentialing Platform

• The Greater24 Network
TV Show & Media Production, Social Engagement Initiatives

• Recommit America
A Cultural Realtions & Training Initiative

Some of the most known brands include the Greater24 Network that has produced content for television and online streaming on progressive social developments. GoResearch.Me has launched a development process that focuses on dynamic credentialing of public figures, speakers, and industry specialists for their personal and business use.

Through Binchmark’s business to business services, Binchmark has been able to service clients in various industries that include the following:

• Finance
• Real Estate
• Restaurants
• Healthcare
• Nonprofit Organizations
• Public Speaking
• Politics
• Government Consultants

Binchmark’s business to business services offers services that include the following:

• Strategic Planning
• Service Monetization
• Concept Development
• Sales Training
• Media Development
• Fundraising
• Corporate Branding
• Social Engagement
• Public Realtions Advisement

To learn more about Binchmark, its brands and business to business services, please visit www.Binchmark.Co.

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2017 | Awarded the Community Media Leadership Award for Greater24's development and social impact by the Creating Unity In Our Community (CUOC). The CUOC is a national movement of transformational leaders that promotes cooperation, harmony and peace by building trust in relationships, removing constraints, resolving conflicts and empowering people across racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups in every city across the United States of America.

2015 | Front page article write up in the Virginian Pilot's Beacon Sunday newspaper for "AIM" speech given at the 3rd Annual I’m Powerful Girls Conference by She'Matters GIRLS, INC.

2015 | Interviewed for the development of Greater24 on WVEC 13 NEWS Channel 3.

2014 | Greater24 received a full article in the Elizabeth City, NC Daily Advance Newspaper for building awareness for the people and area businesses and their efforts to support community development. Quotes were taken from the Mayor of Elizabeth City and the president of the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce on the positive impact to the city. Article Reference: The Daily Advance

2013 | The PAOB was featured in a community development news segment by WVEC Channel 13 News for its development of the Envision Youth School Supply Give-A-Way Event that distributed over 500 school supply bags to families in need.

2013‍‍‍ | The PAOB was featured in Coastal Virginia' s 2013 annual publication for the Best of Hampton Roads edition.

2013 | The PAOB was recognized by the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce as an ECACC 2013 Sustaining Sponsor.

2013 | Awarded the 2012 Community Move-Maker Award from the Teens With a Purpose organization. Binchmark Marketing & Agency Services (BMA) won the 2012 Community Move-Maker Award for the development of a special cause support initiative called BMA Project GIVE that provided various development and news media coverage services to increase awareness and support for charitable causes. This award was presented by the head of economic development for the city of Virginia Beach at the TWP annual gala that was held at the Westin Hotel with special guest, NBC’s Today Show, Al Roker.

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2018 | Moderator for iHeart Media's first annual small business awards and ceremony.

2017 | Co-Host for the 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (Tidewater‍ ‍‍Affiliate). An event at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront event with over 5,000 attendees.

2017 | Host for the 2017 Ping Pong For Charity Event fighting brain disease with former NBA player, Christian Laettner. This organization has raised over $500,000 to fight brain diseases.

2016 | Keynote speaker for Greater24 Talks on - that was presented by ADT to invited professionals, sales staff and company managers.

2016 | Keynote speaker for Greater24 Talks on - that was presented by Green Run Collegiate High School to their students.

2015 | Keynote speaker at 3rd Annual I’m Powerful Girls Conference presented by She'Matters GIRLS, INC.

2014 | Moderated the ‘Community Day Event’, a run/walk event was dedicated to kids going back to school with a twist. This event held outdoor seminars and demonstrations on healthy eating, tips on exercising to sports. Community businesses and families came together to put on this festival like event and filled the parking lot of a mall. Event supporters included GEM Fitness, North State Law Enforcement, Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce, Neruim/Lauire Shepard, Girls Empowerment, Lowes, Firehouse Subs, Sonya's Grill, PNC, Magic Elite All-Stars, Albermarle Regional Health Services, eyecarecenter, Museum of the Albemarle, U.S. Cellular, Wynner's Circle, Plexus, Southgate Mall, EMG Technology and others.

2013 | Hosted the 2013 Dancing with the Chesapeake Sister Cities Stars at the Chesapeake Conference Center. The Dancing with the Chesapeake Sister Cities Stars event is an annual event to support the growth of the Chesapeake Sister Cities (CSC) organization. CSC works to build international relations for greater communities globally and stronger business development. Proceeds from the event went to Montero Medical Missions for continued development of medical missions. This event was sponsored by the City of Chesapeake, WEBTEKS, Capital One, PAOB Press Network (PPN), WHRO, Professional Association of Businesses (PAOB), COX Communications, Chesapeake Conference Center, ESI, Damuth Trane, UACS, NTS, frontrange, bmcsoftware, TEKsystems, CDW-G, Coastal Karaoke, Quality MusicCenter, Women Who Wine, and SLAIT Consulting.

2013 | Guest speaker for the ADVANCE Small Business Workshop Series Tour with dates in Elizabeth City, NC and Virginia Beach, Virginia. This comprehensive workshop series offered strategies and solutions to overcoming today's challenging business issues. These events were sponsored by the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce, The Hampton Inn Hotel, College of The Albemarle Small Business Center, and others.

2012 | Guest speaker for 'The Business of Arts' Conference at Old Dominion University for the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads leading a seminar on "Marketing The Arts In A High Tech World."

2011 | Guest speaker for the national small business organization called JC+1 at Ruth Chris in the Virginia Beach Town Center. Chance spoke about "The Power of Your Business, Attracting Clients, and Repositioning in Today’s Times."

2011 | Guest speaker at Harvest Outreach Ministries Annual Convention at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. Chance was asked to speak about what women should look for in men.

2011 | Guest speaker at the “SALT” New Year’s Goal Setting Seminar held at Little Grove Baptist Church in Suffolk, Virginia. Chance spoke about the hidden elements of successful goal setting.

2010 | Guest Speaker for the Teens With a Purpose Teen Forum which encouraged youth to take a closer look at the decisions they are making today which will affect and influence their future.

2010 | Guest speaker for The Local Marketing Expo (LMX) at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. LMX 2010 was a one day conference of education and tips to help businesses evolve in the world of marketing. Keynote speakers for this event included Maurice Jones, President and Publisher of the Virginian Pilot, Norfolk, VA, Sharon Frazier, VP of Sales for Cox Media, Atlanta, GA and Kurt Noer, CEO of Customer Magnetism, Virginia Beach, VA. The event was also attended by a representative of GOOGLE. Sponsors for this event included Pilot Media, Cox, Customer Magnetism, Hampton Roads LIVE, The Multi-Media News Network, Admobile, Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, Executive Lifestyle Magazine, Retail Alliance and Inside Business.

2010 | Moderated the UMC Community Appreciation Day Event. This event recognized UMC members and friends who volunteer in the community-at-large. This event brought citywide neighbors together and celebrated those who freely serve. The guests included Virginia Beach Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr.; AARP; For Kids; Lee’s Friends; Lions Club; VBCERT (Community Emergency Response Team); Volunteer Hampton Roads and Widowed Persons.

2010 | Moderated The 5th Chamber Play at the Virginia Beach Sandler Center for the Performing Arts which told the story of the attempt on the life of Pastor Aaron Wheeler by a group of gang members.

2010 | Guest Speaker for the Stop Gang Violence Campout held at the New Hope Baptist Church which encouraged youth not to join and participate in gang activity.

2009 | Guest Speaker at the ULHR Empowerment Summit at the Hampton Convention. Chance spoke about understanding marketing to new entrepreneurs and business owners.

2009 | Guest speaker for the Money Wise Self-Empowerment Seminar with Kelvin Boston, a PBS Television Money Wise Host and Award Winning Author. Chance's Topic: Understanding marketing and becoming successful.

2009 | Guest speaker for the Stop Organization’s Youth In Crisis Program. (Chance's Topic: As a kid you are a KING). Feedback from this topic deemed Chance as one of the best speakers that spoke to the children of this organization.

2008 | Guest lecturer at the 2008 East Coast Ministries Conference held at the Founder's Inn in Virginia Beach. Conducted two seminars on 'Understanding the Power of Marketing for Kingdom Living'.

Christian Laettner
A retired American basketball player whose Hall of Fame career for the Duke Blue Devils is widely regarded as one of the best in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) history. As the NCAA player of the year, Laettner was the only collegian selected for the elite "Dream Team" that dominated the 1992 Olympics; the team is enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He was drafted third overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves, then played 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for six different teams; the highlight was an All-Star Game selection in 1997 while with the Atlanta Hawks. (Ref: Wiki)

Kris Paranto
Kris Paronto - “Tanto” was part of the CIA annex security team that responded to the terrorist attack on the US Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, September 11th, 2012, helping to save over 20 lives while fighting off terrorists from the CIA Annex for over 13 hours. Mr. Paronto’s story is told in the book “13 Hours” written by Mitchell Zuckoff and his five surviving annex security team members. Mr. Paronto’s story was also told in the movie by famed Hollywood director, Micheal Bay called, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.

Tommy Davidson
Tommy Davidson is an American comedian, film and television actor best known for his characters on the TV show, In Living Color. Mr. Davison has also appeared in the films Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Strictly Business, and Juwanna Mann. Davidson provided the voice for Oscar Proud, the father in the Disney animated series The Proud Family.

Bobby Bonilla
Bobby Bonilla is a former player in Major League Baseball who played from 1986 to 2001. Bobby was World Series Champion (1997) and 3× Silver Slugger Award winner (1988, 1990, 1991). Overall, Bobby Bonilla was a six-time All-Star, and had career statistics of 2,010 hits, 287 home runs, 1,173 runs batted in, and a career .279 batting average.

Paul O'Neill
Paul O'Neill is a composer, lyricist, producer and founder of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. They have sold more than 7 million albums worldwide and they are one of the world's top acts playing to over 7 million people in more than 80 cities, selling more than $280 million worth of tickets.

Fidel V. Ramos
Fidel V. Ramos was the 12th President of the Philippines, popularly known as FVR. Ramos also served in the Cabinet of President Corazon Aquino first as chief-of-staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and also as Secretary of National Defense.

Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Chopra was the Chief Technology Officer and in this role served as an Assistant to the U.S. President and Associate Director for Technology in the Office of Science & Technology Policy. He previously served as Virginia’s fourth Secretary of Technology.

Doug Williams
Doug Williams is the first African-American quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He led the Washington Redskins to their victory in Super Bowl XXII, were he was awarded MVP. Doug is currently the head coach at Grambling State University.

Godfrey
An American comedian and actor who has appeared on BET, VH1, Comedy Central, and feature films, such as Zoolander, Soul Plane, Original Gangstas, Zoolander, and Johnson Family Vacation. He was also a spokesperson for 7 Up during the popular '7up yours' advertising campaign. (Ref: Wiki)

Valorie Burton
Burton has been featured on the TODAY Show and the Dr. Oz Show and has made regular appearances on CNN and HLN. She has written for Oprah Magazine, Essence Magazine, and many others. (Ref: Wiki)‍‍‍

Jeffrey Earnhardt
Jeffrey Earnhardt is the only 4th-generation professional athlete and fourth generation NASCAR Driver. The Earnhardt family has a long racing history. Jeff is the son of Kerry Earnhardt and the Grandson of 7-Time Sprint Cup Champion, Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Bill McCartney
Bill McCartney is a former American football player and coach. He is also the founder of the Promise Keepers men's ministry. Promise Keepers successfully held an assembly of 1.4 million men on the United States National Mall in Washington D.C.

Al Roker
Al Roker is a nine-time Emmy winner, weather anchor and host on NBC's Today Show. He is also the host of Wake Up with Al which airs daily on The Weather Channel.

Angela Winbush
Angela Winbush is a songwriter, producer & singer. She was part of the popular R&B duo Rene & Angela with hits "Smile" and "My First Love". Angela was formerly married to legendary singer Ron Isley and she is also an advocate for women's health as she has successfully overcome her own battle with stage 3 ovarian cancer.

William Young
William Young is the New York Times Best Selling Author of The Shack. The book was originally intended as a book for his six children in order to put down his perspectives on God and on the inner healing Young had experienced as an adult.

Dr. Guy Bluford
Dr. Guy Bluford was the first African-American astronaut to travel in space on the space shuttle Challenger in 1983. Dr. Bluford participated in four Space Shuttle flights between 1983 and 1992.

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