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Strategic Partners

Learn more about the advantages of becoming a Strategic Partner with the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.
To join this group of extraordinary leaders please contact JC Kreidel, Senior Vice President, Membership & Communications by email or by phone 757-664-2530.

 

 
 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Bank of America

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 53 million consumer and small business relationships.

Bank of America is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to more than 4 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. Learn more at www.bankofamerica.com.

 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: BB&T BB&T Corporation is among the nation's top financial-holding companies with $165.8 billion in assets.  Its bank subsidiaries operate more than 1,800 financial centers in the Carolinas, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Texas and Washington, D.C.

BB&T's banking subsidiaries are organized as a group of community banks, each with a regional president, which allows decisions to be made locally, close to the client. This also makes BB&T's client service more responsive, reliable and empathetic. BB&T believes in building strong relationships, and that complete financial security comes from making one good decision at a time. We can offer solutions to all your financial needs, and the accounts, tools, and services to help you meet your goals. Learn more at www.bbt.com.

Bon Secours Health System headquarters is located in Marriottsville, Md., (about 15 miles west of Baltimore) as is the United States Provincial House of The Sisters of Bon Secours. Bon Secours Health System, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with owned or joint ventured acute care hospitals, long-term or nursing care facilities, assisted and independent living facilities, along with numerous primary care clinics, outpatient facilities, home health care services, and hospices.

Our ministry, to carry out the healing mission of the Sisters of Bon Secours and the Catholic Church, is practiced throughout the system and carried out by over 20,000 health care coworkers, and thousands of physicians and volunteers. Bon Secours facilities are located in six states on the East Coast and Michigan, with a concentration in Virginia and Florida. The System is focused on a vision of "becoming a leader in Catholic health ministry compassionately, reaching beyond walls of tradition to improve our communities." Learn more at www.bonsecours.com

 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Dominion Virginia Power Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of more than 27,500 megawatts of generation, 12,000 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline and 6,000 miles of electric transmission lines.  Dominion operates the nation's largest natural gas storage system with 942 billion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves retail energy customers in 12 states.

Dominion's strategy is to be a leading provider of electricity, natural gas and related services to customers in the energy-intensive Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S., a potential market of 50 million homes and businesses where 40 percent of the nation's energy is consumed. Learn more at www.dom.com.
          

GEICO takes pride in being one of the nation’s fastest growing auto insurance companies and third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually, serving more than 12 million auto policies and insuring more than 19 million vehicles.

With more than 2,400 associates in the Virginia Beach office, GEICO is the second-largest private passenger insurer in the state of Virginia, with close to 560,000 policyholders. As one of the area’s largest employers, GEICO’s Virginia Beach office has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work" by Virginia Business Magazine in 2013 and voted “Best Insurance Company,” “Best Employer for Advancement and Benefits,” and “Most Enjoyable Place to Work” by The Virginian-Pilot.

Part of GEICO’s corporate mission is to encourage active, involved citizenship.  At GEICO’s Virginia Beach office, hundreds of associates are involved in a number of volunteer and fundraising efforts. GEICO is also dedicated to serving active duty, guard, reserve, and retired Military personnel and their families through its Military Center, located in Virginia Beach. For more information, visit www.geico.com.

 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Norfolk Southern Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides superior connections to western rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is North America’s largest rail carrier of metals and automotive products. Learn more at www.nscorp.com.

 

Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Old Dominion University

 

Old Dominion University is Virginia’s forward-focused metropolitan research university for high-achieving students who want rigorous academics and an energetic residential community with a rich mix of nationalities, cultures, and life experiences. With an enrollment of 25,000, ODU’s nationally recognized faculty use real-world expertise and award-winning teaching to challenge students to achieve their highest goals. The university is internationally recognized for its research in modeling and simulation, bioelectrics, sea-level rise and alternative energies, among other areas. With a determined entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving that drives collaboration with business and industry, the university contributes $2 billion annually to the regional economy. Learn more at www.odu.edu.

 

Old Point National Bank is a full service bank offering a wide range of financial services, from free checking and comprehensive commercial services, to home equity products.  In addition, Old Point has locations stretching from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach and offers customers surcharge-free access to over 55,000 ATMs worldwide as part of the Allpoint ATM network.

Old Point is committed to helping the Hampton Roads community through support of over 300 local charitable organizations.  Our employees live, work, shop, and eat in the footprint in which we serve, and we pride ourselves on creating a better community, everyday. Learn more at www.oldpoint.com or follow them on Facebook www.facebook.com/oldpoint and Twitter www.twitter.com/opnb

 

Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Optima Health

 

Optima Health has 430,000 members throughout Virginia and 27 years of experience in health insurance. Optima Health offers an array of plan options at affordable rates. The Optima Health network features 15,000 providers—specialists, primary care physicians and hospitals across the state. Additionally, Optima Health offers programs to support members with chronic illnesses, customized wellness programs, and integrated clinical and behavioral health services, as well as pharmacy management. Its mission is to improve health every day and its mission starts with its members! Learn more at www.optimahealth.com.
 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: SunTrust

SunTrust Bank, Hampton Roads, is comprised of 49 offices located throughout Norfolk and the surrounding area.  It is part of SunTrust Banks, Inc., which is headquartered in Atlanta, and is one of the nation's largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of December 31, 2009, SunTrust had total assets of $174.2 billion and total deposits of $121.9 billion.

The Company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company also serves clients in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the Company provides mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, investment management, equipment leasing and capital markets services. Learn more at www.suntrust.com.

 

TowneBank has twenty-six banking offices throughout Southside Hampton Roads, the Peninsula, Williamsburg, and northeastern North Carolina. In addition, Towne offers a full range of services through their mortgage, real estate, insurance, investment, and title companies. 

TowneBank members enjoy a full-service menu of banking benefits, designed to meet both personal and business goals.  All services are delivered with a hometown touch!  Fast, local loan approvals; specialized products; and a talented team of knowledgeable bankers make the experience at TowneBank truly unique.  Visit your hometown bank at www.townebank.com

USA Living is a specialty retail store dedicated to making it easier to buy brand-name products with the help of flexible credit options. You’ll find everything you need to live the life you want…from stylish furniture, top appliances and big-screen TVs to computers, smartphones, jewelry and more.  For more, visit www.usaliving.com.

 Hampton Roads Chamber Strategic Partner: Walmart

Walmart serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,416 retail units under 53 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.1 million associates worldwide.

A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2009 Most Admired Companies survey. Learn more at www.walmart.com.

 

Wells Fargo is one of North America’s largest and most diverse financial services companies with a legendary reputation for strength and stability, offering more convenience and resources to help you reach your financial goals. 

Wells Fargo is a diversified financial services company providing banking insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer finance. We're headquartered in San Francisco, but we're decentralized so every local Wells Fargo store is a headquarters for satisfying all our customers' financial needs and helping them succeed financially. Learn more at www.wellsfargo.com.