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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
As permitted in the Development Agreement for the Arena, the City of Virginia Beach has granted a 60-day extension to the Outside Closing Date, extending it from September 7 to November 6.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
The 2017 Leading Ladies article highlights local female professionals who are breaking the mold - and the glass ceiling - through successful careers, community engagement and family values. Andrea joined The ESG Companies in 1984 and became President and CEO in 2014.
Friday, July 28, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
Valerie is the 2017 Virginia CFO Award recipient for Small Private Companies, and the second ESG employee to win the award (Andrea Kilmer won in the same category in 2009). ESG is one of only two companies with two winners since the awards began.
Friday, June 16, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
Virginia Business magazine held its twelfth annual statewide CFO competition, receiving some 50 nominations, including ESG’s Valerie Wilkinson who was selected as CFO of the year for the small private company division.
Monday, June 5, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
The Virginia Beach Arena team is aiming to finalize financing for the facility sooner than the September 7 deadline. A groundbreaking to launch infrastructure and then arena construction will follow.
Friday, June 2, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
So confident is the Arena Team that a loan closing is imminent, the Virginia Beach developer has given its contractor, architects and management firm the green light to move forward on detailed designs for an 18,000 seat capacity entertainment and sports arena on 19th Street.
Monday, May 15, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
The Virginia Beach Hotel Association through a party at the Resort and Conference Center on Shore Drive on May 10th to celebrate the Virginia Beach Arena and the approaching loan closing and ground breaking.
Monday, March 20, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
"Every CFO Should be as Smart, Loyal and Instinctive as Valerie Wilkinson" says Andrea Kilmer.
Monday, March 20, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
A major step came on March 15 when Mayor Will Sessoms announced to 1,300 people at the Hampton Roads Chamber’s annual State of the City event that City Council had approved a loan commitment letter for the Arena project.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Virginia Beach, VA
The quest to bring an 18,000 seat capacity entertainment and sports arena to Hampton Roads has passed a major milestone. Mayor Will Sessoms announced the City's approval of the arena financing plan during the annual State of the City address.