Professional Biography:  Is the founding principal of Porchlight Hospitality.  Prior to founding Porchlight, Wade co-founded StrongPoint Holdings, which today is one of Virginia’s premier independent merchant services firms. With StrongPoint, Wade learned to lead a sensitive logistics network into every corner of Virginia, no matter how remote.   Wade learned just about everything he knows about leadership, management and security from when he served as a Platoon Commander in the U.S. Marine Corps; Wade served two combat deployments to Iraq and was personally decorated twice for valor;  He also a recipient of the Purple Heart.   Wade is active in his community and has served on the boards of the Shenandoah Memorial Hospital Foundation, theVirginia War Memorial Foundation, theShenandoah Free Clinic, and Belle Grove Plantation.  Wade has a B.A. from theUniversity of South Carolina and an M.B.A from Virginia Tech’s Pamplin School of