Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Holds 25th Annual Meeting of the Membership on December 15

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Holds 25th Annual Meeting of the Membership on December 15
Governor-elect Robert F. McDonnell will be Keynote Speaker

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Holds 25th Annual Meeting of the Membership on December 15

 Governor-elect Robert F. McDonnell will be Keynote Speaker

 Chamber Announces 2010 Leadership

NORFOLK, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce will hold its 25th Annual Meeting of the Membership on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 from 12:00-1:45pm at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott (235 East Main St., Norfolk).  The Annual Meeting is the region’s largest gathering of business leaders and elected officials, with more than 750 expected. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Governor-elect Robert F. McDonnell.  This is one of McDonnell’s first public appearances since becoming Virginia’s Governor-elect, and the Chamber is honored to have him speak to its membership.

The Chamber will recognize its 2009 leadership and welcome the 2010 incoming leaders.  Special thanks will be extended to Bob Boyd (BB&T) for his leadership and vision as the Chamber’s 2009 Chair.  The following individuals have been elected as the Chamber’s 2010 officers.  Headshots of each are attached:

H. Nelson Adcock, Jr., President of GeoEnvironmental Resources, Inc., will serve as Chair.  He served as the Chamber’s Chair-elect in 2009.

Nancy Bagranoff, D.B.A, Professor of Accounting and Dean of the College of Business and Public Administration at Old Dominion University, will serve as the Chamber’s Chair-elect in 2010. In 2009, she served as the Chamber’s Treasurer.

David Durham, Executive Vice President and Commercial Banking Line of Business Manager, SunTrust Bank, will serve as Treasurer.  In 2009, David served as the Chamber’s Chair of the Sustainable Resources Campaign. 

 Also serving as members of the 2010 Regional Executive Committee:

Immediate Past Chair

 Robert M. Boyd

BB&T

 

President and CEO

Jack Hornbeck, CCE

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

                                                                       

Vice Chair, Marketing & Communications

Michael Dudley

Sentara Optima Health Plans

                                                                       

Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs

Ruthie L. Goodboe

McGuireWoods LLP

 

Vice Chair, Leadership Programs

Stephen R. Romine

LeClair Ryan

 

Vice Chair, Membership

Maurice Jones

The Virginian-Pilot

 

Vice Chair, Small Business

William J. Holloran, Jr.

DZ Atlantic, Inc.

 

Vice Chair, Sports

C. G. Scifres Esq.

Williams Mullen

 

Chair, Sustainable Resources Campaign

Terrie L. Suit

Williams Mullen

 

Vice Chair, At Large

Susan R. Blackman

Willcox & Savage, PC

 

Vice Chair, At Large

Deborah H. Butler

Norfolk Southern Corp.

 

Vice Chair, At Large

Scott F. Wilkinson

Norfolk Southern Corp.

 

Vice Chair, At Large

Leigh A. Woisard  

Cox Communications, LLC

 

Chair, Hampton Roads Business PAC

W. S. Miller, III

KITCO Fiber Optics

 

Chair, Chesapeake

Susan Archer

Old Dominion Steel & Container Co., Inc.

 

Chair, Norfolk

Mason Andrews

Archipelago 

 

Chair, Portsmouth

 Stan Magann

W. F. Magann Corp.

 

Chair, Suffolk

Lisa Kersey

Bon Secours Virginia Health System

 

Chair, Virginia Beach

John W. Wilson, Jr.

WBR Insurance Agency LLC

 

General Counsel

Hugh L. Patterson Esq.

Willcox & Savage, PC

The newly-elected Regional Board Members are:

Susan R. Blackman, Willcox & Savage, PC

Chris Lagow, Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC

Christopher R. Mosley, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center

Wade Powell, Dale Carnegie Training/Wade Powell and Associates, Inc.

Marino Santarelli, Wachovia Bank

Junius H. Williams, Jr., Dominion Virginia Power                                                       

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.hamptonroadschamber.com)

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its 2,000 member businesses, which employ 225,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia.  The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members.  The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.

Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 if you would like to attend and cover this event.

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