RICHMOND, Va. – The Greater Richmond Partnership (“GRP”), the lead regional economic development organization serving the City of Richmond and counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in Virginia, announces that Eric Miller is the new Senior Vice President of Business Development.
“I am thrilled to welcome Eric to our winning team,” said Lara L. Fritts, CEcD, President and CEO of the Greater Richmond Partnership. “Eric has the right experience to lead our business development team and the drive to help position our regional partners to win more projects.”
Miller currently works as the Senior Vice President of Economic Development for the Greater Memphis Chamber. There, he worked to revitalize and strengthen their business development efforts bringing a much more data-driven and focused approach.
Prior to his time in Memphis, he worked as the Executive Vice President of Business Development for the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance in Norfolk, Va. He also previously held positions including Managing Director of Industrial Development for the Port of Muskogee (Oklahoma), Director of Economic Development for the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce (Oklahoma), Director of Business Development for the Upstate S.C. Alliance and Senior Project Manager for the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Miller has well over 20 years of state, local and regional economic development experience. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Criminal Justice/Government and International Studies from the University of South Carolina – Columbia and a juris doctorate in law from the University of South Carolina School of Law.
About the 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 recruits companies from all over the globe which provide employment opportunities and taxable capital investment for the community. For more information, visit www.grpva.com.