Mark Johnson (Chair)
Vice President
SunTrust Bank

Guenter Weissenseel (Vice Chair)
IMS Gear Virginia Inc.

Vonya Alleyne
Vice President
Human Resources, Cox Communications Virginia

Dr. Marcia Conston
Tidewater Community College

Virginia Batteen Hawks
Senior Vice President / CFO
S.L Nusbaum Realty Co.

Hosey Burgess
Workforce Services District Manager
Virginia Employment Commission

Thomas Calhoun
Norfolk Federation of Teachers Local 4261
Represents: Labor

Jared Chalk
Interim Director of Economic Development
City of Norfolk

Dr. Ken Chandler
Deputy City Manager
City of Virginia Beach

Ross Cherry
Cherry Carpeting & Flooring Co.

Jeffrey W. Clemons
Senior Vice President
The PNC Financial Services Group

Ellis Cofield
CEO and Founder
Cofield's Locksmith

Brian Courtien
Director of Apprenticeship & Training
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT)
Finishing Trades Institute of MD, VA, DC & Vicinities

William W. Crow
Virginia Ship Repair Association

Dr. Larry Dotolo
Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education

Dr. Johnny Garcia
SimIS, Inc.

The Honorable Donald Goldberg
New Business Development Director
Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate

Greg Garrett
Senior Partner/CEO
garrett Realty Partners

Stephanie Gorham
Executive Director
VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads

Alice Graham
Program Manager Region 20 Adult Education/PPS
Portsmouth Public Schools

Kasia Grzelkowski
President & CEO
VersAbility Resources

Andy Jaeckle
Senior Manager, Human Resources
Stihl, Inc.

L'Tanya Johnson
VDC Human Resource Manager
Cost Plus World Market

Shannon Kane
EWR Management

Ronald Jackson
Executive Director
Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Pamela Little-Hill
Director of Social Services
City of Portsmouth

Delceno C. Miles
The Miles Agency

Bill Miller
Human Resources Administrator
Fairlead Integrated

Dr. Ruth Jones Nichols
Foodbank of Southeastern
Virginia and the Eastern Shore

Dr. John Olson
Campus President - Newport News
ECPI University
(non-voting member)

Dr. Keisha Pexton
Director, Learning and Development
Newport News Shipbuilding

Thom Prevette
Director, Community Relations
Bon Secours Health System

Ron Ritter
On Point, LLC

Becky C. Sawyer
Senior Vice President & CHRO
Sentara Healthcare

Kim Shepard
Hampton Roads District Manager
VA Department of Aging &
Rehabilitative Services

Bryan K. Stephens
President & CEO
Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce

Doug Smith
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hampton Roads Alliance

Dr. Aaron Spence
Virginia Beach City Public Schools

Chris Stuart
Vice President - Client
Relations & Business Development
Top Guard Security

Edith White
Chief Executive Officer
Hampton Roads Community
Action Program

Kevin Will
President & CEO
Boys & Girls Club of
Southeast Virginia

Steven C. Wright
Chesapeake Economic Development

Chas Wright
Executive VP, Commercial Lending

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