Business Ledger

Gaylin Sommers

Modern Woodmen

Gaylin A. Sommers, a representative for Modern Woodmen of America, is one of a small percentage of life insurance agents worldwide to achieve membership in the Million Dollar Round Table this year.

Founded in 1927, Million Dollar Round Table is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.

Sommers’ office is located at 107A S. Timberway, Broadway. Information: 540-896-7571.

Celebrating Patsy Cline

Teresa Wright, of Stephens City, has been hired as manager of the Patsy Cline Historic House located at 608 S. Kent St., Winchester.

The world-famous singer lived in the house from 1948 to 1957.

Wright previously worked for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation as development coordinator. She also was a manager of the Old Court House Civil War Museum in Winchester. She will oversee the daily operations of the historic house as well as other duties such as membership and coordination of volunteers.

The house is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Information: CPC President Karen Helm at CelebratingPatsyCline@gmail.com.

Edward Jones

Bret Hrbek, a financial adviser with Edward Jones in Front Royal, was one of 52 advisers chosen from among the firm’s 15,000 to meet with legislators in Washington, D.C.

Hrbek is a member of the firm’s Grassroots Task Force, a group dedicated to voicing concerns of individual investors to local, state and national lawmakers. While meeting with legislators, Hrbek discussed the firm’s support of the Senior Safe Act and proposed federal legislation that would better protect senior investors from financial exploitation.

SOS Consulting

Susan Schall, owner of SOS Consulting LLC, has become an authorized partner with Wiley’s Workplace Learning Solutions Group, a network of trainers, consultants, facilitators and coaches for the Everything DiSC and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team to organizations worldwide.

SOS Consulting has completed JumpStart, the official Wiley business-building and training session. SOS Consulting will use this advanced knowledge to help clients improve workplace relationships and achieve organizational effectiveness.

SOS Consulting is located at 160 Boulder View Lane, Front Royal. Schall can be reached at 540-636-1418.