WASHINGTON, March 16, 2018Buchanan & Edwards Inc., an award-winning and fast-growing technology leader creating transformative solutions for government customers, announced today that their CEO Dennis Kelly will be a judge next week at the Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge.

The Entrepreneur Challenge gives Virginia Tech students the opportunity to develop and pitch their business ideas and receive mentoring from business experts.

“I am excited to see what this next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders will bring to the competition,” said Dennis Kelly, President and CEO of Buchanan & Edwards. “Buchanan and Edwards is always eager to mentor business professionals who show a passion for their work and the many various missions our government customers serve.”

The Top 12 teams from the Preliminary rounds will advance to the Finals where they will compete for up to $60,000 in cash and prizes including the $25,000 grand prize for the best business model.

The Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge is hosted by the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs in the Pamplin College of Business. The Challenge finals and award ceremony will take place on March 23 at The Lyric Theatre in Blacksburg, Virgina.