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At GRP, we believe cooperation leads to prosperity. We advocate for regional cooperation in all activities and actively work to bring partners together to pursue opportunities that bring new life to this bountiful region. GRP offers committee engagement for our private and public sector investors to drive direction and allow feedback on regional strategies.

Business Development Committee

Limited to investors who contribute a minimum of $10,000 (Premium level) annually. Composed of investors who provide counsel on business development efforts. Meets on a quarterly basis or as needed.

For more information, contact Mitchel Allen at [email protected].

Elena Edwards

Chair: Elena Edwards, Allianz Partners

Charlene Whitfield

Vice Chair: Charlene Whitfield, Dominion Energy

Investor Relations Committee

Composed of investors who provide counsel on investor relations and engagement. Meets on a quarterly basis or as needed.

For more information, contact Angela Oakes at [email protected].

Chair: Bobby Ukrop, Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods

Vice Chair: Dr. Cynthia Newbille, City of Richmond

Strategic Marketing Committee

Composed of top marketing professionals from public and private sector investors as well as regional partners. Meets on a quarterly basis or as needed. Provides counsel on marketing strategy.

For more information, contact Michael Ivey at [email protected].

Angela Kelly-Wiecek

Chair: Angela Kelly-Wiecek, Hanover County

Buck Stinson

Vice Chair: Buck Stinson, Capital One

Research Committee

Composed of top research professionals from public and private sector investors as well as regional partners. Meets on a quarterly basis or as needed. Provides counsel on research strategy.

For more information, contact Chuck Peterson at [email protected]om.

Chris Chmura

Chair: Dr. Chris Chmura, Chmura Economics & Analytics

Vice Chair: John Budesky, Hanover County