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GRP hires Wharry as Business Development Coordinator

May 21, 2024

Jenny Wharry

RICHMOND, Va. (May 21, 2024) – The Greater Richmond Partnership (GRP) announces Jenny Wharry joins the team as Business Development Coordinator. Wharry will assist GRP in identifying and nurturing leads to attract new companies to the region.

“We look forward to guiding Jenny through this next step in her economic development career,” said GRP President + CEO Jennifer Wakefield. “Our team is excited to leverage Jenny’s education and previous experience in Greater Richmond’s favor.”

A Florida native, Wharry previously served as a Business Development Intern at the Orlando Economic Development Partnership. Wharry earned a master’s degree in international business from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Central Florida.


About GRP

The Greater Richmond Partnership, Inc. (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia. GRP attracts new companies to the region by providing in-depth market data, marketing the region globally and generating quality economic opportunities. For more information, visit