The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Hosts CEO Welcome Breakfast

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Hosts CEO Welcome Breakfast

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Hosts CEO Welcome Breakfast

WHAT:  The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is proud to host its annual CEO Welcome Breakfast to welcome and recognize those who have moved into leadership positions in the past year.  The breakfast also gives the Hampton Roads business community and elected leaders the opportunity to show their support for these individuals.

 WHO:  Twenty-eight individuals, including new business owners, district and regional managers, and commanders at military bases will be recognized.                   


Lynne Berg - Primeplus Norfolk Senior Center

Dr. Dorothy Browne - Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, Norfolk State University

Cathy Chisholm - National Kidney Foundation Serving Virginia

James Church - Freedom Lincoln Mercury

Terrie Edwards, MHA, FACHE - Sentara Leigh Hospital

Deputy Fire Chief Edmund Elliott – City of Chesapeake

Danielle Esposito - XE Services, LLC

Brannon Godfrey, Jr. - City of Portsmouth

Chief Edward Hargis - Portsmouth Police Department

Douglas Harvey - Portsmouth Public Works

Russell Held – Virginia Port Authority

Carl Hooper – Creative

Chief Don Horton – Portsmouth Fire Department

Wiley “Bif” Johnson - Hurt & Proffitt

Rear Admiral Wayne E. Justice - Fifth Coast Guard District

Adrian Marchi - Jo-Kell, Inc.

Rodney Oliver - Virginia Port Authority

LaVoris Pace - City of Portsmouth

Dr. Barbara Parks - Virginia Beach Premier Medical

Jeri Prophet - IntelleTechs

Captain Markham Rich, Naval Air Station Oceana

Paul Shelton - Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads

Patrick Small – City of Portsmouth Economic Development

Tod A. Smith - WVEC-TV

Diane Talbot - Virginia Opera

Jennifer Tomlin - Don Richard Associates

Ron Verostek - Phoenix Group of Virginia, Inc.

Joseph Yorio - XE Services, LLC

WHEN:  Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 8:00am

WHERE:  The Founders Inn - 5641 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach

About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (

The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its more than 2,000 member businesses, which employ more than a quarter million 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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