2017 Pike County Chamber of Commerce Annual Excellence Award nominations are CLOSED.
Congratulations to this year's Excellence Award Winners!!!
2017 Business of the Year
Piggly Wiggly of Troy
2017 Excellence in Hospitality, Leisure,& Retail Services
Sips on the Square
2017 Excellence in Health & Human Services
Elite Physical Therapy
2017 Excellence in Manufacturing, Industrial & Logistic Services
2017 Excellence in Commercial & Professional Business Services
2017 Excellence in Philanthropy through Nonprofit
Pike Liberal Arts School
2017 Excellence in Customer Service
Jeffery G. Nichols
CSCS*D, TSAF-F*D · Co-owner Virginia High Performance
2XU Exercise Physiologist · Former Navy SEAL
Mr. Nichols is currently the program manager of Virginia High Performance LLC (VHP) and Exercise Physiologist for 2XU North America LLC. Nichols oversees all the strength and conditioning, recovery, and athlete assessments for Virginia High Performance. Nichols is a senior manager for product development, evaluation, and research for 2XU, the world’s leader in technical performance compression garments. Nichols has been a credentialed strength coach for 16 years working with athletes of all ages in amateur and professional athletics.
Jeff began his career as a graduate assistant at Troy University under Richard Schaughnessy CSCS*D and later as an assistant managing 14 Varsity sports. After Troy, Jeff joined the Navy and spent eleven years as a Navy SEAL. Aside from serving as a SEAL while on active duty, Jeff also worked under Mark D. Stephenson CSCS*D at Navel Special Warfare (NSW). Working as his active duty department head within the Human Performance Department, Jeff oversaw product development, product assessment, program assessment, and operator delegate within Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for Human Performance.
After honorable discharge from Naval service Jeff became the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Virginia High Performance LLC in Virginia Beach. VHP is a fully operational performance and training center focused on youth athletic teams and clubs in the Hampton Roads area. VHP is also home to the No Fail Mission (NFM); a training program designed and created by Jeff and co-owner of VHP, Alex Oliver. The NFM trains and assists with rehabilitation of wounded Veterans of the US Armed Forces. Jeff regularly travels and consults in the US, Canada, and Australia for amateur and professional teams.
Nichols earned his double Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and Chemistry from Troy University in 2002 and previously earned his Associates at Indian Hills Community College. Jeff holds certifications from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator (TSAC-F) both with distinction.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Table Host Sponsors
KW Plastics / KW Plastics Recycling
Mosley Industrial Supply
The Witherington Group
Whaley Pecan Company
Thank you to our Government Partners!
City of Brundidge
City of Troy
Pike County Commission
Town of Banks
Town of Goshen