CC Robinson & Associates, LLC

CC Robinson & Associates, LLC

  Email:[email protected]   Address: PO Box 232304 Centreville,VA - 20120, USA

CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, partners entrepreneurs and leaders with experienced professionals. Associates represent different backgrounds - corporations, military, federal government, nonprofits, education - and use their experiences to provide services as mentors, coaches, consultants, and trainers, through individual coaching and mentoring sessions; roundtable meetings; on-line courses; mastermind advisories. Those who are making transitions to second or encore careers will find CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, of motivational value and support.

CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, encourages synergistic partnerships between entrepreneurs and leaders and experienced professionals who value collaboration, resourcefulness, and enthusiasm; are success-oriented and strategy-focused; and welcome accountability. Associates represent different backgrounds - corporations, military, federal government, nonprofits, education - and use their experiences to provide services as mentors, coaches, consultants, and trainers. Offerings provided by Associates match the different stages of business and leadership development of our clientele, ranging from individual coaching and mentoring sessions to roundtable meetings to on-line courses to mastermind advisories. Those who are making transitions to second or encore careers will find CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, of motivational value and support in their move forward.

Make Way for Joy in Your Work and Life - Apr 09, 2022

Joy plays an important role, according to researchers, in both work and life. When people have joy - the emotion of well-being, success, delight - they are more empathic and productive, and welcome change as an opportunity and possibility. Keeping joy in one's business and personal lives is attainable and worth the effort. Resources are included at the end of the article.

From Awareness to Action: Ideas for Entrepreneurs - May 14, 2022

Despite the challenges of the past two years, entrepreneurs have worked steadfastly, using a variety of strategies and pivoting with each new corona-variant, to sustain and grow their businesses. Through an intriguing analogy, awareness comes from a different perspective that can, in turn, lead to measurable action steps using a variety of resources and support systems. A few minutes with your in

Stress to Serenity: How are you managing? - Jun 03, 2022

Recognizing increases in mental and emotional issues, including the rise of depression from 8.5% pre-pandemic to 32.8%, everyone must be aware of their stressors and engage in actions to move them to the other end of the scale: serenity. Learn what Dulles Chamber members use to manage their stress.

The Boldness behind Promotion - Apr 27, 2023

A look at boldness, an emotion that plays a role when one is promoting his/her business, projects, charitable work, etc. A companion discussion session is provided during Lunch & Launch on Friday, April 24, 12-1:00 pm, on Zoom: "Be Bold! Be the CEO You Were Meant to Be".

Courage: Banish the Inner Saboteurs - May 08, 2023

Embodying the emotion of courage is a must for entrepreneurs and thought leaders. Increase awareness and develop a plan to combat the inner saboteurs that challenge your abilities and wreak havoc on your confidence. Lunch & Launch: May 12, 12-1:00 pm. Zoom link:

Your Voice – Expressing Your Expertise Cost - $0

Venue - CC Robinson & Associates Virtual, PO Box 232304 Centreville VA 20120

Timing - January 20, 2022 @ 07:00 PM to January 20, 2022 @ 08:30 PM

TKO Your Gremlins, Saboteurs, and Imposter Syndrome! Cost - $0

Venue - Entrepreneur Community Roundtable, PO Box 23234 Centreville VA 20120

Timing - February 17, 2022 @ 07:00 PM to February 17, 2022 @ 08:30 PM

You Can Positivize Bragging: How To Help Yourself Brag More to Succeed More Cost - $0

Venue - Zoom,

Timing - February 25, 2022 @ 12:00 PM to February 25, 2022 @ 01:00 PM

Why a Mastermind Group Is for You Cost - $0

Venue - Entrepreneur Community Roundtable,

Timing - March 17, 2022 @ 07:00 PM to March 17, 2022 @ 08:30 PM

De-stress and Re-set: Entrepreneurs Can't Afford Not To Cost - $0

Venue - CC Robinson & Associates: Lunch & Launch Series, Zoom:

Timing - March 25, 2022 @ 12:00 PM to March 25, 2022 @ 01:00 PM

Keeping Your Dream Alive! Cost - $0

Venue - Lunch & Launch, sponsored by CC Robinson & Associates,

Timing - October 22, 2023 @ 12:00 PM to October 22, 2023 @ 01:00 PM

360 Entrepreneur Review: How Do You Measure Up with Clients Cost - $0

Venue - Entrepreneur Community Roundtable, sponsored by CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, Zoom -

Timing - May 19, 2022 @ 07:00 PM to May 19, 2022 @ 08:30 PM

SurveyMonkey: Promotion and Feedback for You Cost - $0

Venue - Lunch & Launch, sponsored by CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, Zoom:

Timing - May 27, 2022 @ 12:00 PM to May 27, 2022 @ 01:00 PM

Stress Management Through Nutrition and Self-care Cost - $0

Venue - Zoom,

Timing - June 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM to June 16, 2022 @ 10:00 AM

Improvisation for Entrepreneurs Cost - $0

Venue - Zoom, Meeting ID: 836 2205 0362 Passcode: 495096

Timing - October 20, 2022 @ 07:00 PM to October 20, 2022 @ 08:30 PM

Courage: Banish the Inner Saboteurs Cost - $0

Venue - Sponsored by CC Robinson & Associates, LLC,

Timing - May 12, 2023 @ 12:00 PM to May 12, 2023 @ 01:00 PM

Your Words * Your Voice * Cost - $0

Venue - Zoom,

Timing - August 17, 2023 @ 07:00 PM to August 17, 2023 @ 08:30 PM

Name Title Phone Bio
Natalie Critchley Digital Marketer, Travel Blogger 703-830-1780

Natalie  Critchley brings her experiencess from sales and business development to the forefront as she developed her own business and works with other entrepreneurs as a consultant, trainer, and coach. She uses her first-hand experiences with networking, videotaping, and digital marketing as she works with aspiring and new business owners. Her insights into relationship building with clients, influencers, and promoters brings partnership and synergy to new levels.

Natelie is currently developing a blog site to bring together her love of travel and beer as Cheif Travel Officer of Travel Is Brewtiful. In 2020, Natalie earned her first level as a beer cicerone. Her enthusiasm and energy are welcomed additions for Chamber activities and Dulles Leadshare.

Patty Maples Transition Coaching for Career and Life 703-830-1780

Patty Maples is a professionally trained Coach with 25 years of Federal human capital expertise, holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Resolution, and is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Patty uses her education and experiences to work with and coach first-time and mid-level women managers through individual and group coaching sessions.

Patty possesses an extraordinary human capital background in public service, having worked in multiple Federal agencies, including the Executive Office of the President, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health, and as an independent entrepreneur. She believes people should live their lives with purpose and passion, and loves serving others through coaching, leadership development, and quality of life improvement. She helps individuals identify and meet their goals and resolve differences before they become disputes.

Recent experiences have afforded Patty unique insights into the nonprofit world as President of the Board of Directors for Berryville Main Street and expanded skills as lead developer of a women's entrepreneurial group. The latter, with the onset of 2020 restrictions, challenged Patty to enhance her strategies in virtual networking and business development. The result has led to increased use of social media to share strategies and provide webinars.


Kari Uman Professional Coach, Consultant, Trainer, Facilitator 703-830-1780

Kari Uman specializes in helping newly promoted female leaders or women who want to become senior leaders transition in their new positions with increased presence, political savvy, and confidence in order to be more effective leaders. She also helps people figure out what their life's purpose is and manage their transitions to new positions and stages of life through a framework that deepens one’s spiritual growth.

As an accomplished executive coach, organizational and change management consultant, trainer and facilitator, Kari has provided coaching and consulting expertise in corporations, federal agencies, non-profits, universities, and the Intelligence Community. She has recently expanded her knowledge and skills through Veritas Culture (2021), earning certification in culture facilitation, which focuses on diversity and inclusion; 
leadership solutions; and organizational health. Other certifications include Professional Certified Coach (International Coaching Federation), Leadership Coaching (Georgetown University), and Organizational Development (Georgetown University).

Jan Whiteley Business Writer 703-830-1780

Jan Whiteley is well-known for her lingistic expertise with the written word.  She is the go-to person for those who want to brainstorm key words and phrases that support their business efforts or for those who want feedback on their written materials. Jan's insights are known for helping entrepreneurs turn the corner when feeling trapped and stuck.

JoAnn Sheffield Empowerment Coach and Psychotherapist 703-830-1780

JoAnn Sheffield, LCSW-C, LCAC, has an expansive resume that reflects her experiences in business, education, therapy, and, most recently, coaching.  She currenlty manages her own business as a licensed clinical social worker in Maryland. JoAnn has a master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and is finalizing requirements for certication through the International Coaching Federation. Her expanded business "Empowerment Coaching with JoAnn Sheffield" ( specializes in women's empowerment, communication, executive level leadership, and business coaching. JoAnn believes that her clients deserve Empowerment. Freedom. Fulfillment.

Kelly Knox Training Coordinator 703-830-1780

Kelly Knox has a strong background in Human Resources Management, having earned a master's degree from Marymount College with additional work in "Knowledge and Learning in Organizations." Kelly currently works as a human resources assistant and trainer in the DC metro area. It was when she was experiencing her own transition in careers that Kelly realized the power of coaching to help her "focus on my next step in my career." Clients benefit from Kelly's experiences and skills in coaching, sales, grassroots organizations, and the field of human resources. She has a unique understanding of how people need assistance and support with challenges, choices, and changes.


Carol C. Robinson Leader, Coach, Facilitator 703-830-1780

Carol C. Robinson, Ed.D, PCC, began her encore career of coaching following a fulfilling career in education. The very skills and experiences that she developed as a teacher, principal, and accountability specialist have provided strong foundations for to her new endeavors. Carol is currently providing services as a mentor-coach for aspiring and beginning entrepreneurs; as a mentor-facilitator for experienced entrepreneurs; and as an educator for leadership development through coursework and small group sessions. As a life-long learner, Carol uses her strengths to synthesize theory, experience, and reflection to formulate offerings that elevate knowledge and awareness, reinforce positive development, and boost motivation. Clients include leaders of schools and nonprofit organizations, employees in career transitions, and entrepreneurs who want to be in the 25% sustainability range after 5 years. Carol founded CC Robinson & Associates, LLC, as a collective of like-minded colleagues who want to partner, collaborate, and engage with clients in all stages of business and leadership development.