Virginia Chamber appoints Transurban exec as board chair
Lakshmi Williams is toll road company's North American general counsel
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has elected Lakshmi Williams, North American general counsel for Transurban, to serve as the 2023 chair of the chamber’s board of directors. Her term will
Va. Beach honors Ramon W. Breeden Jr.
Mayor Bobby Dyer proclaimed day in honor of real estate mogul
Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer proclaimed Aug. 9, 2022, as Ramon W. Breeden Jr. Day, in honor of the real estate mogul. Since starting The Breeden Co. in 1961 out
Sterling CEO named adventure parks association chair
Yeffa heads Flight Adventure Park
Sterling-based Flight Adventure Park CEO Steven L. Yeffa has been named chairman of the International Adventure and Trampoline Parks Association’s board, the family entertainment venue company announced in early May.
Lynchburg-based BWXT elects new chair
Jan A. Bertsch is now chair of nuclear fuel supplier
Lynchburg-based nuclear components and fuel supplier BWX Technologies Inc. announced May 3 that Jan A. Bertsch assumed the role of chair of the board of directors. Bertsch succeeded retiring chairman
Va. Credit Union League announces new directors
New board members, officers elected
The Virginia Credit Union League announced on Friday its newly elected directors. The following credit union executives are starting first terms on the league’s board: Kim Little, Virginia Beach-based Chartway
VFCCE names Ben Davenport chairman
Davenport is chair of Davenport Energy Inc.
Davenport Energy Inc. Chairman Ben Davenport is the next chairman of The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education, the Richmond-based foundation announced Tuesday. In 2016, Davenport and his wife, Betty,
Maxey elected Council of Independent Colleges chair
Roanoke College president will chair 760-member association
Roanoke College President Michael C. Maxey has been elected chair of the Council of Independent Colleges’ Board of Directors, the council announced Monday. “The Council is pleased to have Michael
DroneUp taps former NFL exec as board chair
Eric Grubman also chairs online gambling company
Virginia Beach-based DroneUp LLC announced Tuesday that former NFL executive Eric Grubman is the company’s new board chairman. “Eric is incredibly respected across many business sectors for his tremendous vision,
Mitre elects next chairman
Mike Rogers has served as vice chairman of McLean nonprofit since 2018
The Mitre Corp.’s Board of Trustees elected Mike Rogers as chairman, the McLean- and Bedford, Massachusetts-based nonprofit announced Nov. 16. Rogers joined Mitre’s board in 2016 and has served as
VEDP’s new board chair is Dewberry COO
Dan Pleasant's two-year term as chair started July 1
Dan Pleasant, chief operating officer for Fairfax-based planning, design and construction company Dewberry, has been named chair of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership Board of Directors. His two-year term began July 1.