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  • Conversations that Matter: Maria Shriver and Rob Lowe Discuss Long Term Care

    In the “Conversations that Matter” video below, Maria Shriver and longtime friend, actor Rob Lowe, sit down to discuss the impact of aging in America and the importance of raising awareness around the need for long term care planning. Maria and Rob share personal caregiving experiences and encourage viewers to have “the talk” with family and […]

  • Reflecting on an Incredible 2014

    As we transition into the New Year, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on all the wonderful things that took place here at The Main Street Group in 2014.     New Advisors We had the privilege of welcoming three new LPL Financial Advisors to our team. Steve Prestyly is new to The Main Street Group, but has been affiliated with LPL […]

  • I Just Choose Great People and Shine in their Shadows

    I am an avid LinkedIn follower and an admirer of Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic airline.  In his December 27, 2014 post to LinkedIn, he talked about his philosophy on hiring. “It’s no secret that I wasn’t the most academic student. Dyslexia held me back from focusing on school work and […]

  • The Main Street Group Announces New President

    Steven Crawford, former President, now CEO of The Main Street Group in Glen Allen, passes the presidential reigns down to longtime client and employee, Carol Beth Buchanan. “I knew it was time for her to be President when my clients began calling me to schedule time with Carol Beth,” says Crawford. “When she joined us […]

  • Big Idea 2015: No Excuses

    In this series of posts, influencers and members predict the ideas and trends that will shape 2015. Predictions and Trends 2015 I’m not really much on predictions, but there is a trend I’d like to see in 2015: No Excuses. Far too few people realize the power they hold for their life and their career. […]

  • Annual Holiday Party, 2014

    We couldn’t have asked for a more incredible evening! A very special thank you to Robin Starr and your amazing staff at Richmond SPCA for hosting us, and thank you to all of our clients, business partners, and friends who came out to celebrate this wonderful holiday season with us. We appreciate you!

  • Congratulations, Carol Beth!

    It is my great privilege to announce that I have asked our current Chief Operating Officer, Carol Beth Buchanan (affectionately known as CB to most of us) to succeed me as President of The Main Street Group and she has accepted this new position. I am surely not leaving, but it is time for me […]

  • Thanksgiving Closing

    Offices of The Main Street Group will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Financial markets will also be closed. Happy Thanksgiving from The Main Street Group Family to yours!    

  • Enlightened Perspective

    Wisdom from a Master If you will take the time to read these, I promise you’ll come away with an enlightened perspective. The subjects, written by Andy Rooney, a man who had the gift of saying so much with so few words, affect us all on a daily basis.  Enjoy! I’ve learned…. That the best […]