Friday Introduction: Frank Dorton

Frank Dorton, ABC Consulting
We’d like to welcome Frank Dorton to the ABC Consulting team!

Born and raised in Scott County, Virginia, Mr. Dorton relocated to Buchanan County, Virginia in 1977, accepted a position with the Town of Grundy Police Department. He worked there for 3 years and then began his career with Richland’s Police Department, as a Patrolman.  He accepted a promotion to the Investigation Division as a Criminal Investigator in 1987.  In 1993, along with regular duties as an Investigator, he became a member of the newly-formed Tazewell County Task Force as a Narcotic Investigator, working with many narcotics cases, to include several undercover narcotic purchases. Mr. Dorton accepted a promotion to Lieutenant of the Investigations Division of the Richland’s Police Department in 1998, holding that position until 2010.  At that time, he transferred back to the Patrol Division in order to begin a part-time position with Cumberland Security as a Private Investigator.  July 2011 consisted of his appointment to Chief of Police for the Richland’s Police Department, until retiring in July 2018. With a total of 41 years of service in Law Enforcement, Mr. Dorton is an amazing resource and addition to our ABC Consulting team!

Mr. Dorton’s extensive experience in Law Enforcement is a welcome addition as the newest member of the ABC Consulting team. When you hire our consulting firm, you are getting an entire team of experts and specialists. Our mission is to bridge the gap between businesses and governmental agencies, ensuring impartial treatment related to licensing, education, and compliance within the alcoholic beverage industry. Frank assists Virginia businesses through the arduous tasks of licensing, obtaining attorneys and getting Alcoholic Beverage Control training to employees — all with the goals of getting and staying compliant.  He’ll review all the documents needed for Virginia ABC approval, before presenting the package to Virginia ABC. He’ll find and correct any issues before submitting – all of that assistance results in a quicker license approval.  Welcome to the team, Mr. Frank Dorton!

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*Disclaimer: This article and its contents represent the opinions of the author only and is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice. ABC Consulting is a private consulting firm, in way do we represent the VA Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority. You should not act upon any such information without seeking qualified professional advice based upon your situation.

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