Connect, Learn, and Grow Your Business

1st and 3rd Business Builders is a group of business people in the Roanoke, Virginia area committed to helping each other grow our businesses through the passing of qualified referrals.

Member Spotlight

Jason Bialek

Mortgage Lender

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Jason was born in the D.C area but grew up in Roanoke, VA. He is a graduate of Cave Spring High School and Radford University with a degree in finance. He has dedicated the last 12 years of his career to the mortgage industry and takes pride in helping people achieve home ownership...


Member Directory

Our members come from a diverse collection of industries. We intentionally limit our membership to one member per classification to avoid direct competition as we work together to grow our businesses.

michael thomas

Michael R. Thomas

Thomas Insurance & Financial Service

Tammy Swader

Lawrence Transportation Systems, Inc

David Musyt

Cobb Technologies

Actively engage with driven professionals


We meet the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month for about 90 minutes. Meetings consist of a flexible agenda, including open networking a 60-second presentation by each member and a 10-minute in-depth presentation by one member.

Attend one of our meetings

We welcome guests, who may attend two meetings before deciding whether or not to join. Contact our facilitator or a current member to learn more.