Business briefcase

Posted: November 5, 2012

Long & Foster Webber & Associates’ top lister for October was Jim Thomson.

The top salesperson was Susan Raburn, and the top producer was Erik Erdal.

On Nov. 15, the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber will join Creekside Insurance and Hottle & Willis PC to present “Understanding Health Care Reform: The Impact on Your Business and Your Employees.”

The event will include scenarios of people in different situations and the effects of health-care reform impacts them.

The event will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Winchester from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and will include breakfast.

Visit to register or call 540-662-4118.

Jerry Bauer of Lighthouse Legacy Planning LLC attended the Dave Ramsey EntreLeadership Conference last month in Nashville, Tenn.

The attending Dave Ramsey “ELPs” — Endorsed Local Providers — learned effective strategies for building healthy relationships with clients and as growing a strong business. Bauer is the ELP for investments in this area.

Bauer began Lighthouse Legacy Planning LLC in 2004, offering financial and estate planning. He has been a financial adviser for more than 40 years.

Call 540-868-1655 or visit The firm’s offices are in Stephens City and Chantilly.

Briefcase submissions may be emailed to Janice Sanders at, faxed to 540-667-1649, or sent to 2 N. Kent St., Winchester, Va. 22601. The deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday. Head-shot photos may be sent by email, but group photos cannot be published.