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Chamber Welcomes Region's New Leaders

Chamber Welcomes Region's New Leaders
Chamber Welcomes Region's New Leaders
Chamber Welcomes Region's New Leaders

Hampton Roads' newest leadersOn November 16, the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual CEO Welcome Breakfast to welcome and recognize those who have moved into leadership positions in the past year.  Forty-one new CEOs, business owners, district and regional managers, and military commanders were honored.  More than 150 people attended the event, which was held at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach.  Jack Ankerson, Executive Director, Hampton Roads Sports Commission, served as emcee.  Barbara Smith, Partner-In-Charge at Cherry Bekaert & Holland, LLP, and Wade Powell, President, Dale Carnegie Training of Eastern Virginia, provided remarks.

Thanks to our sponsors: Cherry Bekaert & Holland, LLP (Presenting); CBN (Host); Dale Carnegie Training of Eastern Virginia (Gold); and Cox Communications and Inside Business (Media).


Michael Beatty – BFPE International

Dr. Richard Bentley – Norfolk Public Schools

Eric Borenstein – Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Sheryl Bowman – PAPA Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza

Christopher Burns – USI Insurance Services, LLC

Kathy Cabler – Cabler Consulting Group

Michael Camden – Bryant & Stratton College

Dr. Carlos Campo – Regent University

Cathy Cherry – Jo-Kell, Inc.

Neal Crawford – Monarch Bank

Captain David Culler, Jr., USN – Naval Station Norfolk

Daniel Curran – Chick-fil-A Harbour View

Brennan Dunn – We Are Titans

Natalie Elliott – The Pines Residential Treatment Center-Crawford Campus

Mike Farley – 1st Quadrant Asset Management

Gaelo de la Fuente – Farm Fresh

Dr. Lisa Gontarek – Gontarek Eye Care

Kurt Hofelich – Sentara Obici Hospital

Peter Johnston – JKM Associates, Inc.

Bill Keen – Clark Nexsen, Architecture & Engineering

Michael Kitchen – JKM Associates, Inc.

Anthony Lane – Electronic Systems, Inc.

Ray LaSalle - USAA

Regina Malveaux – YWCA South Hampton Roads

Carol McCormack – United Way of South Hampton Roads

Genemarie McGee – Sentara Healthcare

Jason Moore – PAPA Murphy’s Take N Bake Pizza

Joe Oddis – Maryview Medical Center

Thom Prevette – Bon Secours Virginia Health System

Rear Admiral Craig Quigley, USN (Ret) – Hampton Roads Military & Federal Facilities Alliance

Judy Raymond – Lake Prince Woods

Angela Reddix – A. Reddix and Associates

Gregg Rozenboom – Eden Pellets

Brad Schwartz – Monarch Bank

Brad Scott – Cetan Corporation

Gregg Strangways – Cobham Composite Products

Captain Charles Stuppard, USN – Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story

Gary Williams – Expense Reduction Analysts

Thomas Winborne – Clark Nexsen, Architecture & Engineering

Mayor Kenneth I. Wright – City of Portsmouth

Colin Yankee – Target

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