The Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce installed six new board members at its annual banquet January 25, at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center.
Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce, D. Brennen Keene stated, “I am very excited about the diverse set of skills, backgrounds, and experiences that these new Directors bring to our Board. With our new colleagues, the Board of Directors will be well-positioned to finalize the Chesterfield Chamber’s Strategic Plan, which will allow us to begin the exciting work of implementing that plan. Doug Horton and the rest of our Nominations Committee did an outstanding job of identifying and recruiting our new colleagues, and I am as excited now, as I have ever been, about the opportunities for our Chamber to be a champion for the business community and to promote a thriving environment in Chesterfield County.”
New members include:
Ashley Venable, senior property manager at Chesterfield Towne Center.
Tanner Collins, senior vice president and regional executive REDC Community Capital Group. Tanner will also serve as treasurer of the organization.
Pamela Johnson, human resources manager at Alstom Power, Inc.
Carol Nitz, marketing coordinator at Networking Technologies and Support, Inc.
Chantelle Bradley, outside sales representative at Goodwill of Central Virginia.
Adam Kennedy, executive director at the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership.
The new members join thirteen other directors that govern the Chamber and serve as the policy making authority. Other members of the board include:
D. Brennen Keene, chairman - Brennen is a partner with McGuire Woods, LLP.
Doug Horton, chair elect - Doug is owner and general manager of TeamLogic IT of Midlothian and TeamLogic IT of the Peninsula.
Jonathan Young, corporate secretary - Jonathan is director of corporate relations for Virginia State University’s School of Business.
Patrick Magee, at large director - Pat is the Chief Savings Officer at Skyview Savings Group, LLC.
Mark M. Gordon, at large director - Mark is the chief executive officer of Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center.
Dan Davies, at large director - Dan is a consultant and outsourced financial executive with Tax and Business Solutions, LLC.
Suzanne Etherington, at large director - Suzanne is the workforce development coordinator at Community College Workforce Alliance.
Brian Harding, at large director - Brian is the area sales manager for United Parcel Service.
David Saunders, at large director - David is president/chief idea officer for Madison+Main.
Wythe Michael, at large director - Wythe is a lawyer with Goodman Allen & Filetti PLLC.
Sandy Smiley, at large director - Sandy is vice president, small business banker, and manager for Union First Market Bank.
Lenita Gilreath, president - Lenita is president of the Chesterfield County Chamber overseeing the day- to-day operations of the organization.
E. Wilson Davis, Jr., ex officio - Will is the director of Economic Development for Chesterfield County.