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HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 2019 Hampton Roads Leadership Summit

“We have work to do,” said Natalie S. Burke, President and CEO of CommonHealth ACTION, during her Keynote address at the 2019 Hampton Roads Leadership Summit.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: PBMares Hires Andrea Sardone as Marketing Director

NEWPORT NEWS, VA (10/31/19) – PBMares, LLP, a top 100 accounting firm with offices in Virginia and Maryland, has hired Andrea Sardone as Marketing Director.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Phillips Destination Management Company Changes Name to Discover Coastal VA

NORFOLK, Va. – (October 2019) – Phillips Destination Management Company was founded in Norfolk in 1978 as a tour company showcasing the best offerings of Norfolk and surrounding areas.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vandeventer Black’s James R. Harvey Receives Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Norfolk, VA (October 30, 2019) – Vandeventer Black attorney, James “Jim” R. Harvey, received the AV® Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service.


TRAFFIX was selected at the 2019 Best Print Marketing Campaign Winner from the Association for Commuter Transportation Chesapeake Chapter Awards.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Strongwell EHS Director Appointed to Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority

(Bristol, VA) Lydia Sinemus, Corporate Director, Human Resources and Environmental Health & Safety, was recently appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to serve on the newly-created Southwest Virginia Energy Research and Development Authority.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Full speed ahead, regional issues discussed during the State of the Region Address

“We at the Hampton Roads Chamber are educating and enlightening business leaders which is the purpose of today’s event and LEAD Hampton Roads,” began Bryan K.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: IRV Day 3 Kicks Off with A Tour and Panel of Research Triangle Park

“We are one of the top powerhouses of research in the country,” said Kristie VanAuken, Vice President of Stakeholder Engagement, Research Triangle Park.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Working To Create More Employment Opportunities For Virginia’s Military Spouses

Military spouses face many unique challenges and deserve recognition for their contributions to our community and to our country.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Legislators Convened for the Hampton Roads Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Reception

“This Chamber is unapologetically pro-business,” said Bryan K. Stephens, President and CEO, Hampton Roads Chamber, as he delivered opening remarks to those in attendance. Stephens thanked the legislators for their hard work and all they do in representing constituents and citizens of Hampton Roads as well as the Commonwealth.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Vandeventer Black Richmond Office Welcomes Saffelle to the Team

Norfolk, VA (September 17, 2019) – Vandeventer Black LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Robert N. Saffelle to the firm’s Richmond office as Of Counsel.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 19 Teams Participated in the Chamber's Annual Wounded Warrior Golf Outing

“It’s an honor to have Oceana host this event,” said Captain Chad Vincelette, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: James Madison University and Virginia Advanced Study Strategies, Inc. Announce Partnership

The Deans of James Madison University’s Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) and College of Education (COE) and the President and Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Advanced Study Strategies, Inc. (VASS) today announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed to begin a new partnership between the university and the nonprofit organization.

VIRGINIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Six Vandeventer Black LLP lawyers named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list

Norfolk, VA (August 29, 2019) – Six Vandeventer Black LLP attorneys were recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Norfolk area.

HAMPTON ROADS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hampton Roads Military Advisory Council Hosts Third Meeting of 2019

“We’re here so that like-minded organizations, who want to support our military members and veterans, can come together on a routine basis to share information and collaborate to make Hampton Roads the best place in the nation for our military, for our military spouses, and our veterans,” said Bryan K.

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