The Hampton Roads Chamber Means Business so what happens in the Hampton Roads Business community matters to the Chamber. On November 15th the Hampton Roads Chamber will host the 2017 CEO Welcome Breakfast to recognize new leaders in municipal, military, nonprofit, and the business sector who contribute to the prosperity of Hampton Roads. The promotion and transition of new leadership allows the opportunity for growth and vibrant economic development.
There will be more than 20 honorees. Among those being recognized are: Dianne Green, Division Vice President and General Manager of ADP; Glenn Sutch, President, Waterside District; Chief Larry Boone, Chief of Police, City of Norfolk; Terri Hall, President, Clark Nexsen; Marissa Nihill, Executive Director of American Red Cross of Coastal Virginia; Mayor John Rowe, City of Portsmouth; Wes Hall, Executive Director, Hampton Roads Sports Commission; Travis Allison, General Manager, America’s Auto Connection—Virginia; Michael Harris, President, IntellecTechs Inc; Robert Moore, Director, Portsmouth Economic Development; Jeffrey W. Farrar, CFO and Executive Vice President, Old Point National Bank; Captain Matthew Kosnar, Commanding Officer, Naval Weapons Station Yorktown; Douglas Smith, City Manager, City of Norfolk; Bennett Zier, General Manager, Entercom Norfolk; Christine Everly, CEO, Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia; Reese Jackson, CEO and President, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare; Dennis Matheis, President, Optima Health; Joel Flax, CFO and Executive Vice President, Cohen Investment Group; Charles Mallon, Chief Executive Officer and President, ABNB Federal Credit Union; Carrie Smaha, President, vh.AGENCY; Chris Stone, Chief Executive Officer, Clark Nexsen and John Whippen, General Manager, Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
As an impactful advocate and inspiring ignitor the Hampton Roads Chamber is proud to be able to spotlight leaders in Hampton Roads. This event allows us to showcase the strength of emerging business opportunities and connect leaders through partnerships and impactful collaborations.