Sunday, May 26th, 2019

G Gathering Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, at Annual Meeting of the Membership

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, at Annual Meeting of the Membership



The Chamber recently held its 26th Annual Meeting of the Membership at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. This event is Hampton Roads' largest gathering of elected officials and business leaders. The crowd of 750 heard from keynote speaker, Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus.

The Chamber honored its outgoing 2010 volunteer leaders and welcomed its incoming 2011 volunteer leaders. Nelson Adcock, President, GeoEnvironmental Resources, Inc., who served as the Chamber's 2010 Chair, will continue in this role in 2011. During the luncheon, Mr. Adcock presented the Chamber's 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award to Marino Santarelli, Market Executive at Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Company, for his hard work and dedication.

 

Photos courtesy of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce.


The Chamber's 2011 Division Chairs, From left: Virginia Beach Chair, Linwood Branch of Days Inn At the Beach; Chesapeake Chair, Shepelle Watkins White of Shepelle Watkins White Consulting & Law, PLLC; Portsmouth Chair; Jennifer Boynton Smith of Bon Secours Virginia Health System; Norfolk Chair, Mike Fowler of Merrill Lynch; and Suffolk Chair, Darren Schultz of Copico.

From left: Thom Prevette, Bon Secours Virginia Health System; Lisa Kersey, Bon Secours Virginia Health System, Chamber's 2010 Suffolk Division Chair; the Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the U.S. Navy; Nelson Adcock, President, GeoEnvironmental Resources, Inc., Chamber's 2010 & 2011 Chair; and Jack Hornbeck, CCE, Chamber's President and CEO.

The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the U.S. Navy, left, speaks with the Chamber's 2010 & 2011 Chair Nelson Adcock, President, GeoEnvironmental Resources, Inc.

The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the U.S. Navy, addresses 750 business and community leaders at the Chamber's Annual Meeting of the Membership.

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce 2010 & 2011 Chair, Nelson Adcock, President GeoEnvironmental Resources, Inc., left, presents the Chamber's 2010 Volunteer of the Year Award to Marino Santarelli, Market Executive at Wachovia, A Wells Fargo Company, for his hard work and dedication. Santarelli served as Chair of the Chamber's Sustainable Resources Campaign leading an all volunteer effort which raised 5% more than last year.