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Creating Safer, Stronger Businesses and Communities (304) 586-2913 info@asapwv.com Winfield | Fairmont www.asapwv.com Appalachian Signals and Products (ASAP) was founded in 2001 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Jarrell. The company’s motto—combining old-fashioned principles with cutting- edge technology—continues with their son, Adam, who, along with his parents, has expanded the company to two locations that provide and maintain systems in 33 school dis- tricts, numerous businesses and the largest hospital system in the state. ASAP has provided fire alarms, secu- rity cameras, intercoms and access control, nurse call and burglar alarm systems across West Virginia and has also started expansion efforts into southern Pennsylvania. Supporting Career Readiness and Workforce Development (304) 777-2248 534 Ashebrooke Square Morgantown, WV 26508 forgebz.com 2019 West Virginia Governors School for Entrepreneurship Hardy County, WV 78 WEST VIRGINIA EXECUTIVE Forge Business Solutions is proud to partner with local chambers of commerce and school districts on a collaboration initiative called Career Readiness West Virginia. The model brings economic stakeholders, in- cluding private and public industry, government, nonprofits, trades and contractors, together in an effort to form lasting and impactful partner- ships with a focus on career readiness and workforce development. Fayette, Hardy, Monongalia and Wayne coun- ties were selected. The initiative in- cludes workplace tours, career explora- tion, speaker bureaus and more. Phase two of Career Readiness West Virginia will include 16 additional counties.