Hopewell/Prince George, Va. – Heather McCall has been appointed president of the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce for 2018. Her term began January 1 and she will ceremonially take the gavel at the 7th Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Ceremony on Feb. 22 at Upper Shirley Vineyards in Charles City County.
“Our first priority in 2018 is to come together as a board and refresh our strategic plan making sure that our program of work is prioritized properly.” said McCall. “Having lived in Petersburg with an office in Prince George, I believe this area has so much to offer. As the new President of the Board, I’m excited to do what I can to promote this area as a potential destination for living, working and tourism.”
We will continue to assist with the Dream It Do It Virginia camps at ITAC, be proactive in workforce development in the region and in helping grow tourism, which generates local revenue.
Following her term as President Elect, Heather is serving a 1-year term. She will oversee the refreshing of the Chamber’s strategic plan and sees many opportunities for collaboration.
McCall is the Clinical Account Manager for Premier Labs Solutions, as well as the Office Manager for Lucas-McCall State Farm Insurance and Financial Services.
Also serving on the Hopewell-Prince George Chamber’s executive committee will be President Elect, Bobby Shah, Arihant Group, Past-President, Bruce Brockwell, Sonabank; Treasurer, Jennifer Honaker, HCA John Randolph Medical Center; Secretary, C James Williams III, Attorney, Burnett & Williams, PC.
The remaining eleven directors make up a diverse board of directors in sector, experience, and location:
Earnest Greene, External Affairs Manager, Dominion Energy; Traci Hackley, General Manager, Baymont Inn & Suites; Tara Jones, Secretary/Treasurer, James R. Jones Builders, Inc; Riley Ingram, Jr., Broker, Ingram & Associates Real Estate Company; Dennis McDermott, Director of Construction, ITAC; William Mosely, President, Carraway Glass Company; Stacy Poole, Social Media Marketing Manager, Mark Bric Display; Craig Richards, Publisher, The Progress-Index; Dr. Matthew Smith, Richard Bland College, A/P of Mathematics; Conall Fee, Operations Manager, Rolls-Royce Crosspointe;
About the Hopewell/Prince Chamber of Commerce:
Founded in 1920, the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce represents businesses, recreational facilities and historic attractions in Hopewell/Prince George, Virginia area. The chamber operates from and manages a state-certified Visitor Center at 4100 Oaklawn Boulevard, Hopewell, and promotes the area to tourists. Hopewell and Prince George County are 20 miles south of Richmond in the I-95-295 corridor. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the area’s 35 miles of historic riverfront on the Appomattox and James Rivers. With a relaxed pace of life and strong economic development, the region offers work/life balance to the 59,000 people who live here.