• Chamber Staff

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  • About Steve About Steve

    Steve joined the Chamber staff in December 2021 after retiring from state employment with Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Bureau of Law Enforcement.  There he served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Southwest portion of the state.  While serving in that role Steve assisted retail establishments in obtaining alcohol licenses and promoted growth in the business community.  His goal is to ensure the members of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce have the resources and training needed to succeed.  Please reach out to Steve via email or phone (540) 382-3020 if you have any questions or ideas.

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  • About Marissa About Marissa

    A former educator and coach for nine years in both Virginia and South Carolina, Marissa joined the Chamber as the Sales and Membership Director in October 2022. Marissa grew up in the New River Valley and is passionate about helping individuals and businesses succeed. She advocates for our local community through Chamber resources to benefit the economy. She is the point of contact for sales, membership, events, and sponsorships through the Chamber. If you would like to set up a meeting to discuss involvement with the Chamber, please contact Marissa via email or the office phone number at (540) 382-3020.

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  • About Alan About Alan

    With nearly a decade of experiences in marketing, production, and customer service, Alan joined the Chamber as the Marketing & Communications Coordinator in August of 2023. Alan moved to the New River Valley, along with his wife Rachel, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and decided to set down roots after discovering the passionate community that exists in Montgomery County. Alan has a deep dedication to the community, and spends a lot of time volunteering and supporting others in the business community. His goal is to help businesses of all sizes utilize their marketing channels to the best of their ability, and to help see the area continue to grow. Please reach out to Alan by email or phone (540) 382-3020 if you have any comments, questions, or concerns.

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  • About McKenna About McKenna

    McKenna Campbell was born in Williamsburg, VA and graduated from Lafayette High School in 2020. Throughout high school, she enjoyed both varsity and competition cheerleading. McKenna currently studies at Virginia Tech, where she is pursuing a double major in Hospitality & Tourism Management and Real Estate. During her free time, McKenna enjoys participating in events held by her sorority, Chi Omega. During the summer of 2023, McKenna had the opportunity of being the Membership Intern for the Greater Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce. McKenna’s email address is m.campbell@montgomerycc.org.

  • Chamber of Commerce Interns

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  • Jackson Hardy, Membership & Communications Intern Jackson Hardy, Membership & Communications Intern

    As a young professional in his final year at Virginia Tech, Jackson has studied Multimedia Journalism in depth. With a variety of media, marketing, and writing experiences, Jackson is exploring business as it relates to information channels, social media, web content, and video production. Growing up in Grayson County, Virginia within a small business environment, Jackson knows the importance of community and professional relationships. He is passionate about finding ways to advance the way small businesses function in a digital world. While acting as a resource for the Marketing, Communications, and Sales departments, Jackson is learning how to assist business owners and promote local entrepreneurship in the New River Valley.

  • 2023 Board of Directors:

    2023 Officers

    • Robyn Jones, Chair; JOBA Studios
    • James Cabler, Vice-Chair; Carter Bank & Trust
    • Reid Broughton, Treasurer; SandsAnderson PLC
    • Terry Vangelos, Membership Chair; VIP Rental Properties
    • Devin Tobin, Member-at-Large; LewsiGale Montgomery
    • Mark Woolwine, Past-Chair; Brown Edwards

    2023 Board of Directors

    • Kevin Byrd, New River Valley Regional Commission
    • Deanna Dickerson, Freedom First Credit Union
    • Emily Gibson, Virginia Tech
    • Bif Johnson, Hurt & Proffitt
    • Kelly Kendrick, First Bank and Trust
    • Logan Kessinger, Hampton Inn
    • Samantha Livesay, Onward NRV
    • Jenn Majdanik, BAE Systems
    • Craig Meadows, Montgomery County
    • Todd Robertson, Stateson Homes, Inc.
    • Joseph Rogers, Quest Floorcare
    • Whitney Stokes, VCOM
    • Scott Wallace, Corning Inc.
    • Marianne Washington, Movement Mortgage
    • Amy Webb, Pregnancy Resource Center of the NRV
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