Our collaborative team style with our vendors and each other has helped make EatLoco the household name it is today. Meet our team and some of our Proudest Accomplishments!
Founder & CEO
After 22 years of commercial digital marketing, advertising, and promotional success in Loudoun County, Dan conceived of EatLoco in 2015. His passion was to use his marketing skills and the backing of his successful marketing firm to promote healthy eating and living in northern Virginia. In 2016, EatLoco began partnering with Loudoun County farmers and farmers markets to provide free marketing services. Dan’s demonstrated success at the markets and the improved financial well-being of partner farmers resulted in the 2017 development of EatLoco Farmers Markets. A self-acknowledged city-boy, Dan’s professional knowledge and management approach are the powerhouse behind EatLoco’s success in the rapid expansion of our farmers markets and helping our farmers and venues achieve aggressive business goals.
OUR DEVOTED STAFF
Senior Market Manager
One Loudoun & Brambleton
EatLoco Market Managers are the of all 3 of our markets. Jason leads the team from vendor coordination and setup in the early morning, answers customer questions, handles emergencies and ensures everyone follows company safety protocols, organizes market shutdown and cleanup at closing time. The responsibility and burden he carries is hidden deeply behind the smile on his face. It's that same smile and friendly demeanor that sets the positive tone for all of our markets year-round.
While Bruce is new to our team of Market Manager's this year, he has immediately proven himself by hitting the ground running. His ability to multi-task, handle situations, and help coordinate a 120 vendor market is nothing short of exceptional. Bruce has already earned the respect from our vendors and customers and has quickly become a vital part of our EatLoco team.
Beth is the mastermind behind our highly complimented Facebook & Instagram posts and ads. She also designs our portfolios, fliers, media kits, postcards, brochures, and basically anything that requires anything remotely creative. Beth is 1st an Artist and 2nd a Designer. She is crucial to EatLoco in helping us expand our vendor base and increase our customer reach. We are very fortunate to have Beth as part of the EatLoco Team.
2017 - EATLOCO LAUNCHES
Building a Farmers Market was one of the scariest though most rewarding things we've ever done. The better we did at promoting our vendors and the market itself, the more businesses came to rely on us to help them build their business too.
2018 - EATLOCO SPRING OPENING
It wasn't easy, but we made it through our first official bitter cold winter season in 2017 with only a handful of vendors. Now ready to kick this thing into high-gear, we gained the trust of over 60 vendors to begin our ground-breaking 2018 season.
2019 - EATLOCO SPRING
Excitement levels are high as vendors prepare for another successful market year at both our Markets.