Economic development group names new chair
C. Daniel Clemente of McLean has been named chair of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).
Vince Mastracco of Norfolk was elected vice chair of the 24-member board.
Clemente, chairman and CEO of Clemente Development Co. Inc., succeeds Chris Lumsden, CEO of Halifax Regional Health System in South Boston. Clemente was appointed to the VEDP board in 2014.
Mastracco, a partner at the law firm Kaufman & Canoles PC, succeeds Clemente as vice chair. Michael Ligon of Richmond also joined the board.
VEDP is an economic development marketing organization created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1995. Board members are appointed by the governor and General Assembly.
VEDP has offices in Virginia, China, Germany, Mexico, Japan, India and the United Kingdom.