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Bristol & Aubrey Marunde

Hosts of HGTV's Flip or Flop Vegas

Contractor and MMA fighter Bristol Marunde and his wife, real estate agent and designer Aubrey, showcase their home renovation and flipping skills on HGTV’s Flip or Flop Vegas.

Since 2009, the couple has renovated more than 150 homes in Sin City through Alter Luxury, their real estate brokerage and design+build firm in Henderson, Nevada. Each of the Marundes' flips embodies true Las Vegas style, taking the character of a home and providing a glam update designed with the perfect buyer in mind. At the Richmond Home + Garden Show, they will be talking about their time on the show, their favorite flips (and flops), and answering guests’ question about their own projects.

Appearing on the Fresh Ideas Stage:
Friday, March 2 at 3pm
Saturday, March 3 at 11am & 3pm


Travis Litchford

HVAC Service Field Supervisor – Woodfin-Your Home Team

As the HVAC Service Field Supervisor at Woodfin, Travis supervises and coordinates the operations, maintenance and service repairs for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. He also ensures work is completed according to company specifications and established safety guidelines. Travis has more than 17 years of experience in the HVAC industry.  He is a graduate of Patrick Henry High School and completed four years of trade school at Richmond Technical Center. He holds Universal EPA Certification, Nate Certifications, and a Virginia HVAC Masters License.

Appearing on the Fresh Ideas Stage:
Friday, March 2 at 1pm
Saturday, March 3 at12pm
Sunday, March 4 at 11am

Kristin Vinagro
Director of Communication at Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity

As the Director of Communications at Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity Kristin works to promote the mission of Habitat for Humanity and the Richmond Habitat ReStore to the general public through social media, email marketing, PR, attending community events and other methods of community outreach.  She has worked in the nonprofit field her entire professional life, working first for the George Washington Foundation as an Interpreter and Children's Program Leader, and then moving to Rappahannock United Way as a Nonprofit Capacity Build Coordinator, where she worked to promote partnerships and collaborations between nonprofit organizations in the Fredericksburg area.  
Since working for Richmond Habitat, Kristin has become interested in the concept of "upcycling" used furniture and materials into something beautiful and functional, keeping usable materials from the landfill.  Kristin also enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and her two cats!

Presenting "Easy & Affordable Upcycle Ideas" on the Fresh Ideas Stage:
Saturday, March 3 at 5pm
Sunday, March 4 at12pm

Gregg Holladay

Gregg Holladay
Business Development Manager – Specialty Markets, Bradford White
Gregg Holladay is a Business Development Manager for water heater manufacturer, Bradford White.  He came to Bradford White after 32 years with General Electric where he introduced the first Energy Star electric heat pump water heater to the US market, GeoSpring.  Since joining the Bradford team in January 2017, the company acquired the GE GeoSpring plant equipment to fold into their American manufacturing site in Middleville, MI.  This continues manufacturing of the only heat pump water heater with top connections made with US labor force based in Michigan, under the Bradford White name of AeroTherm™.
Gregg continues the work of educating architects, builders, and the plumbing/HVAC trade on the benefits of heat pump water heaters while living on his farm in Kentucky with his wife of 35 years.  He holds a bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.  

Appearing on the Fresh Ideas Stage:
Saturday, March 3 at 4pm
Sunday, March 4 at 2pm

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Fred Astaire Dance Studio Richmond

Tommy Bettin, an alumni of Richmond Ballet is the owner of Fred Astaire Dance Studios Richmond, a brand new social and competitive ballroom dance studio. He is very excited about bringing ballroom dancing to Richmond and providing professional level facilities and world class instruction with world class dancers. Fred Astaire Dance Studios is a place where learning how to dance is a guarantee and the benefits that come with it are a time-tested treasure.
Tommy’s strong technical base in ballet continuously awarded him opportunities to perform and coach all across the country in the ballroom dance field. In North Carolina, while successfully teaching and competing, Tommy decided to start his own dance studio in Richmond, Virginia and Fred Astaire Richmond was born. He now enjoys participating in the studio activities and continues to perform, compete, and coach professionally. He looks forward to dancing through the rest of his life. 

Appearing on the Fresh Ideas Stage:
Saturday, March 3 at 6pm
Visit with Fred Astaire Dance Studios during the entire show in booth #844

ABC8 LIve at the show!

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ABC8 will broadcast live with Juan Conde, Christina Freerick and Amy Lacey Friday, March 2 from 5pm-6:30pm near the Fresh Ideas Stage.

More experts and presenters to be added soon!