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A native of Buffalo, New York with over 19 years of experience as a small business and venture strategist and founder and CEO of Binchmark, LLC. Binchmark is an award-winning project development company headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Binchmark has 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 its inception, multiple projects and brands have been created under Binchmark. Some of the most known brands include Binchmark Stream, Greater24, and Recommit America to build stronger cultural relations.
Chance is active as a public speaker and has presented 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 led by Chance have won multiple awards and have been recognized for their business innovation and contributions to the community. Overcoming project challenges and diversifying planning strategies along the way is what has contributed to a diverse career.
TOP PAST INTERVIEWS
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.
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)
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 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 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 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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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.