Join us twice a month as we host a discussion with a member or a regional business leader on topics that impact the Hampton Roads region. Chamber Chats are designed to share news, information and education while introducing you to the many wonderful people working to make the 757 a great place to live, work and play.
The Hampton Roads Chamber continues to serve the community during the pandemic by setting the conditions for businesses to succeed. The Hampton Roads Chamber Means Business, now more than ever.
In this next episode of Chamber Chats, Hampton Roads Chamber President & CEO Bryan Stephens sits with Bob McKenna, Retired Navy Commanding Officer and current President & CEO of the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. McKenna talks about the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and it's mission, values, and goals; Also the challenges of a CEO and why its important to join a chamber of commerce.
Mental Health is one of the biggest issues that we are facing that has come to light during the pandemic. In our next episode of Chamber Chats, host Priscilla Monti, Senior Vice President of Programs and Communications welcomes: -Kurt Hooks: CEO Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center -Dr. Cynthia Romero: Director of the M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health at EVMS.
In this next episode of Chamber Chats, President & CEO Bryan Stephens sits with Ron Lewis, Retired General and Vice-Chair of Hampton Roads Chamber Military Affairs. Various topics were discussed including continued love and recognition for military families; and ways to increase that recognition. Ron has 30 years of senior executive experience in Defense, Aerospace, Acquisition, Global Security, and Public Affairs. He spent most of his career working as a strategist, leader, manager, and director. The organizations he led ranged in size from 30 to 20,000 personnel. Much of his recent experience was at the cabinet-level in the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific regions. Ron is a proven strategic planner, team builder, change manager, and communicator and the Hampton Roads Chamber is gracious for his service to our country and our Executive Committee.
In this next episode of Chamber Chats, President & CEO Bryan Stephens and Vice President of Programs and Communications Priscilla Monti reminisce about past Inter-Regional trips and talk about the Upcoming Denver, Colorado Inter-Regional Leadership Exchange Conference. Special Guest Panelist includes Real Estate Executive Dorcas Helfant-Browning, CEO & Vice Chair of iFLY Virginia Beach Bob Pizzini, and Chairman of the Board Steve Romine.