Guest: Christine Kriz
Host: Eka Kapiotis

Christine Kriz is the Director of the Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center. Christine’s passion is to help foster small business success and assist in the growth of Virginia’s economy.  Christine has over 25 years of business and industry experience.  Her background includes Human Resources Management with Kraft Foods.  10 years in training and program development with Lord Fairfax Community College Office of Workforce Solutions, and CEO for the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber.  She was named Virginia State Star for the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network 2019.

As the director of the Small Business Development Center Christine leads a team of experienced business advisors and educators to help small businesses thrive and grow. Our team is your team!  We help people start, manage, grow, and sell their small businesses.  We exist because we love to see people succeed and achieve their dreams! If you’re willing to work hard, we can share the skills and resources you need to succeed in business! Reach out today.  Visit our website, call 540-868-7094, email

Video – 2022 May’s WomanGathering