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Jeff Prillaman
Works at Cisco Systems, Inc.
Attended UVA, Darden School Of Business,
Lives in Martinsville, Va
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It is all LOCAL... in the end
--In response to so much demagoguery and mean spirited commentary in the social media channels as a result of the RNC and DNC conventions.  Despite all of the condescending rhetoric, I and my conservative friends are not ashamed or morally compromised in an...
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Loss of a Giant
My friend Lloyd Arriola passed away this weekend and I'm not able to deal with it yet.  I've read the hundreds of glowing tributes and condolences online as I ponder this looming void in my future.  Lloyd and I became friends through the Lasker Summer Music...
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Blame game
Violence is not new. The cameras are... The solution to America's violence problem is rooted in unity, honesty, leadership and cultural change... Hope and change... Transparency... Focus and peace follow. We must have Shared grief of course... But also shar...
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Stop them...
How about this.  We stop worrying about stopping anyone. And start focusing on listening to the people. The name of the game is liberalism versus conservatism. Freedom vs autocracy. Integrity vs corruption. Populism is a powerful force to be reckoned with a...
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Hope and World Wide Change
At the beginning of WWII we weren't sure how to win. We believed, we came together, and we fought and the world was changed.  Such is the way of things.   Believe, come together and fight for your beliefs and principles. This is not optional. Progress is on...
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Passion. need more or less?
“Twentieth-century peoples have erected so many psychological barriers against strong emotion, and have invested those defenses with so much of the energy derived from forbidden impulse, that they can no longer remember what it feels like to be inundated by...
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Voice of the People
The Voice of the People is not unified, never was, and never will be...It is not represented in the media, nor on FB or any poll... When we consider Trump vs Hilary vs Gary Johnson vs whomever... THAT is when we are using our voice. When we vote we use our ...
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What difference does it really make?
I watched a good bit of the news coverage this morning regarding the release of the Benghazi "report"... Terrorist attack... 4 brave Americans died... Lots of folks to blame... Obama and Hilary lied to the American people and to the families about who did w...
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To sing together, you must breathe together -- said the Choir Director
It is with great excitement that I announce my return to "the chair" leading a great choir in worship on Sunday mornings.  Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in Martinsville VA has a beautiful facility, but its strength is clearly in the hearts of its members...
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Are you helping?
Helping involves actively seeking to assist both where asked and ideally where not asked.  True help comes as a blessing, from friends.. family... unsolicited advocacy, support and above all ACTION.. not rhetoric.  If you aren't actively pursuing the same g...
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Rhapsody in Bluegrass : Annie Moses Band
Interpreting music from a fantastically wide range of American cultural traditions... These fine artists put on one of the best "crossover" appeal shows in the business.  Showmanship,  professionalism and engaging story telling mark the pinnacles of their e...
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Cisco Solutions Architect, Tenor, Arts Administrator
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  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Managing Solutions Architect, 2010 - present
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Martinsville, Va
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Richmond, VA - Flemington, NJ - Ridgeway, VA - Maplewood, NJ - Princeton, NJ - Bernardsville, NJ - Denver, CO
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VaTenor: I write and think deeply about: music, ministry, politics, leadership, technology & family. I am a Professional Tenor, Cisco Solutions Architect, Arts Advocate, Minister, Father
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Music and people are at the center of my soul. Executive director and founder of the Da Capo Institute, professional tenor, husband, teacher, coach, father of 4, a solutions architect for Cisco Systems, and a dedicated minister of music in ALL of his life.  --- For more on Jeff
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Amazed by God's Grace & Blessings, Tenor, Virginian, Father of 4 great kids, Know some SERIOUSLY talented people...
Education
  • UVA, Darden School Of Business,
    Business Management, 2004 - 2007
  • Juilliard School,
    Vocal performance, 1992 - 1994
  • Westminster Choir College,
    Vocal Performance, 1988 - 1992
  • Drewry Mason High School
    Diploma with honors, 1984 - 1988
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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Motivate Your Son to Use Pornography
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Porn training doesn't happen by volition. It happens by default if parents aren't attuned to the kind of home they've created.

A new bivocationalism
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A new generation of ministers is taking a hard look at how to expand their witness in both the church and the public square. By Bill Leonard

24 Charts Of Leadership Styles Around The World
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Rick Warren's 'The Daniel Plan' Details Biblical Approach to a Healthy L...
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Five Best Practices To Get ROI From Video Solutions
blogs.cisco.com

In my experience helping customers implement video solutions, their goals are usually to increase efficiencies, reduce expenses and even gen

Intergenerational Conversations: The Best of Both Worlds
www.linkedin.com

This past August, I received an email from Roy Freed. Roy wanted to meet me to discuss ideas I had shared on edge.org on the topic of techno

Four decades of failed school reform
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Erika Dietz was overwhelmed when she started teaching English at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria two years ago. Not because the 24-y

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us about Innovation and Competition
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On a recent trip to Italy I had the opportunity to visit both Florence and Rome, and to see the work of some of history’s greatest artists,

Peyton Manning Would Make an Even Better CEO
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As I write this, Peyton Manning is simply the best quarterback right now – maybe ever.Peyton has been flawless so far this season. He and hi

A conservative case for gay marriage
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Theodore Olson has entered the fray over Virginia’s ban on gay marriage. Olson, a powerhouse Republican lawyer who helped keep Al Gore out o

Benefits of Business Blogging | Social Media Today
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Combine “web” with “log” and you get “blog.” It’s a funny word, but serious business. This post is about blogging for business—with a purpos

Death Spiral
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Anyone who understands how the economy works knows that Washington's intractable ruling class operates with the arrogant belief that its sup

Time to Hang Up on Voice Mail
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This legacy system is a drag on organizational productivity.

Don’t Take the Wrong Paths to Power
www.linkedin.com

Forget the common good – it’s your own good that matters. Seek power, seize it, and hoard it. If you have to bruise egos along the way, so w

Obama at United Nations: The World Is Safer—or It Isn’t - The Foundry: C...
blog.heritage.org

President Obama's audience at the United Nations General Assembly might be excused for finding his foreign policy address confusing.

How I Hire: Keep Takers Away from Customers
www.linkedin.com

Earlier this summer, Adam Grant sent me a copy of his book, Give and Take. I read it in one night, and realized that Adam might have solved

Make LinkedIn Help You Find A Job - In Photos: 7 Ways to Make LinkedIn H...
www.forbes.com

Career experts agree that LinkedIn is an essential job search tool. Not only can you instantly get the word out to hundreds, if not thousand

4 ways artistry can become idolatry
theresurgence.com

Conversely, Israel had a different sort of relationship with God that came through mediation with prophets, priests and kings (foreshadows o

New York architecture: Five buildings to see
www.timeout.com

We asked Martin Filler, author of the Makers of Modern Architecture series, for his take on the lesser-known gems of New York architecture.

Best biscuits in area. Hands down. Also, the muffins are fantastic.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
Best hot dogs on the planet... and I love the Grilled Chicken Chef Salad too... Love this place.. x10
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
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My family went there for a large group dinner after my brother in law's funeral and we all felt it was excellent. They were able to accommodate our party of 15 quite easily and professionally. Our waiter James was attentive and his team of servers did a great job. Quality of the food was excellent indeed and I highly recommend the mushroom soup as an appetizer along with the crab/stuffed mushrooms.. Holy Wow! Beautiful restaurant but the tile floors and voices weren't a great mix for a "quite evening" affair.. pretty loud all around, but the food and service made up for it. Bravi tutti to the staff and owner for a fabulous meal and experience all around.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago