Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired: Virginia Industries for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired: Virginia Industries for the Blind
1102 Monticello Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-5168 (Local)
(800) 622-2155 (Toll-Free)
matt.koch@dbvi.virginia.gov
http://www.vibonline.org/

Brief Description

VIB is proud of its ISO-certified production facilities in Charlottesville and Richmond, its 12 service contract locations, and 10 Base Supply Centers across Virginia.

Hours of operation: 7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Clients served on average per year: 108 Virginians who are blind are employed at VIB and the number keeps growing.
Number of staff: 190
Staff description: Retail, Service Contracts, Manufacturing, Fulfillment,, Fiscal, Procurement, Technology, Sales, Customer Service
Geographic area served: Virginia.

Locations

397 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, VA 23227

1535 High Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Staff

Catherina Hogg, Administrative Staff Assistant, (434) 422-3006, catherina.hogg@dbvi.virginia.gov
Matt Koch, General Manager, (804) 371-3110, matt.koch@dbvi.virginia.gov
Luis Lebron, Director of Services, Luis.Lebron@vibonline.org
Van McPherson, Richmond Plant Manager, van.mcpherson@dbvi.virginia.gov
Duncan Munro, Director of Brand, duncan.munro@dbvi.virginia.gov
Chris Opichka, Quality Manager, chris.opichka@dbvi.virginia.gov
Ron Reck, Director of Shared Operations, ron.reck@dbvi.virginia.gov
Henry Street, Staff Assistant, henry.street@dbvi.virginia.gov
Patricia Thomas, Charlottesville Plant Manager, pat.thomas@dbvi.virginia.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers training, work evaluations, employment (assembly, packaging, sewing, mail-service, stores, contract services) for blind or visually impaired persons.
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