ABOUT US

ATTRACTING

INNOVATION.

SUSTAINING

GROWTH.

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce is an advocacy-based nonprofit organization and the cornerstone of our business community. Today, with more than 875 member businesses ranging from one-of-a-kind small businesses to leading global organizations, The Chamber ALX ensures a thriving future for Alexandria and welcomes all who do business here. We’re here to be your network, your champion, and your guide to building a more resilient business.

Our Chamber has a responsibility to make Alexandria the ideal place to work, live, and grow your business. As a member, The Chamber ALX becomes a channel to boost your brand, a resource to find opportunities and build relationships, and a seal of approval to give your business credibility in our community. Whether we’re advocating on behalf of businesses to local government, hosting events to connect you with others, or giving visibility to businesses and nonprofits that Alexandrians should know about—we’re working in your best interest.

Alexandria is one of the most culturally rich and unique small cities in the country—a place that attracts talent and tourists alike—and that relies on a balanced and engaged business community to continue shaping its future.

Establishing and growing a resilient business in Alexandria comes with its complexities, and The Chamber ALX will help you navigate them and set you up for success. As an advocate, we lend support for organizations to overcome growing pains and startup challenges, unexpected market shifts, and changes in regulations. Belonging to The Chamber ALX ensures that you can access the solutions that benefit your business and invest in the health of our entire business community.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair

Ann Harbour

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine

Chair-Elect

LaJuanna Russell

Business Management Associates

Chair, Communications

Lisa Katic

Wine Gallery 108

Chair, Finance

Lisa Stover

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA)

Chair, Governance

Mandy Frohlich

Chair, Development

Sue Goodhart

The Goodhart Group

Chair, Government Relations

Garrett McGuire

AT&T

Chair, Membership

Bob Brant

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC

Immediate Past Chair

Nicole McGrew

Threadleaf & Company

President & CEO

Joseph Haggerty

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

General Counsel

Katelin Moomau

Family First Law Group, PLLC

Chair

Ann Harbour

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine

Chair-Elect

LaJuanna Russell

Business Management Associates

Chair, Communications

Lisa Katic

Wine Gallery 108

Chair, Finance

Lisa Stover

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA)

Chair, Governance

Mandy Frohlich

Chair, Development

Sue Goodhart

The Goodhart Group

Chair, Government Relations

Garrett McGuire

AT&T

Chair, Membership

Bob Brant

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC

Immediate Past Chair

Nicole McGrew

Threadleaf & Company

President & CEO

Joseph Haggerty

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

General Counsel

Katelin Moomau

Family First Law Group, PLLC

VIEW 118 YEARS OF THE CHAMBER ALX’S LEADERSHIP

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Michael Babin

Neighborhood Restaurant Group

David Baker

Virginia Tech

Dr. Rina Bansal

INOVA Alexandria Hospital

Carter Batey

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Bill Blackburn

Home Grown Restaurant Group

Sunny Blanco

United Bank

Phillip Blane

Hotel Heron

Allen Brooks

Building Momentum

Armando DelToro

Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Dr. Lauren Fisher

Del Ray Psych & Wellness

Adam Froemming

Washington Nationals Baseball

Melonie Johnson

MGM National Harbor

Teddy Kim

Avanti Holdings Group

Jatrice Martel Gaiter

Volunteers of America

Peter McElwain

Crowe LLP

Nikita Montgomery

Hazel O. Salon

Ann Marie Moore

Burke & Herbert Bank

Cassius Priestly

Truist

Jay Quander

1799 Prime Steak & Seafood

Scott Reamy

Dominion Energy

Catharine Rice

James Ruley

United States Senate Federal Credit Union

General Norton Schwartz

Institute for Defense Analyses

Brian Stout

Amazon

Ken Wire

Wire Gill LLP

Michael Babin

Neighborhood Restaurant Group

David Baker

Virginia Tech

Dr. Rina Bansal

INOVA Alexandria Hospital

Carter Batey

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Bill Blackburn

Home Grown Restaurant Group

Sunny Blanco

United Bank

Phillip Blane

Hotel Heron

Allen Brooks

Building Momentum

Armando DelToro

Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Dr. Lauren Fisher

Del Ray Psych & Wellness

Adam Froemming

Washington Nationals Baseball

Melonie Johnson

MGM National Harbor

Teddy Kim

Avanti Holdings Group

Jatrice Martel Gaiter

Volunteers of America

Peter McElwain

Crowe LLP

Nikita Montgomery

Hazel O. Salon

Ann Marie Moore

Burke & Herbert Bank

Cassius Priestly

Truist

Jay Quander

1799 Prime Steak & Seafood

Scott Reamy

Dominion Energy

Catharine Rice

James Ruley

United States Senate Federal Credit Union

General Norton Schwartz

Institute for Defense Analyses

Brian Stout

Amazon

Ken Wire

Wire Gill LLP

STAFF

Joseph Haggerty

President & CEO

703.739.3808

jhaggerty@thechamberalx.com

Maria Ciarrocchi

Chief Operating Officer & VP of Public Policy

703.739.3802

mciarrocchi@thechamberalx.com

Lovie Patish

Director of Events & Sponsorship

703.739.3815

lpatish@thechamberalx.com

Tony Curry-Fisher

Director of Membership

703.739.3804

tcurry@thechamberalx.com

AMBASSADORS

The Ambassador committee’s responsibility is to serve as a liaison between Chamber leadership and members. This connection allows members to have immediate access to leadership in order to bring their needs to the table.

Membership Chair

Bob Brant

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC

Jennifer Ferrara

John Marshall Bank

Nick Genovese

George Mason Mortgage

Joseph Inzerillo

CBIZ Human Capital Management

Carina May

Smith & Harroff, Inc.

Daquise Montgomery

M&T Bank

Karen O'Gorman

Kelley Commercial Real Estate

Michael Reyes

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Shannon Steele

Carpenter Shelter

Ron Thurston

Truist

Ru Toyama

Monument Home Loans

Membership Chair

Bob Brant

Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh, PC

Jennifer Ferrara

John Marshall Bank

Nick Genovese

George Mason Mortgage

Joseph Inzerillo

CBIZ Human Capital Management

Carina May

Smith & Harroff, Inc.

Daquise Montgomery

M&T Bank

Karen O'Gorman

Kelley Commercial Real Estate

Michael Reyes

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

Shannon Steele

Carpenter Shelter

Ron Thurston

Truist

Ru Toyama

Monument Home Loans

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Development Committee’s responsibility is assisting companies in promoting brand awareness and growth through sponsorship opportunities within the Chamber.

Development Chair

Sue Goodhart

The Goodhart Group

Danielle Anderson

Homegrown Restaurant Group

Adam Froemming

Washington Nationals Baseball

Micki MacNaughton

The Jen Walker Team

Eduardo Villanueva

United States Senate Federal Credit Union

Development Chair

Sue Goodhart

The Goodhart Group

Danielle Anderson

Homegrown Restaurant Group

Adam Froemming

Washington Nationals Baseball

Micki MacNaughton

The Jen Walker Team

Eduardo Villanueva

United States Senate Federal Credit Union

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

The Government Relations Committee is charged with representing and serving as the advocacy voice of Alexandria business before government officials at the local, state and federal level.

Government Relations Chair

Garrett McGuire

AT&T

Bismah Ahmed

Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington

Lauren Augustine

Virginia Tech

Matt Bell

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Ann Brooks

Crown Castle

Andy Duncan

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Jeanine Finch

CareFirst

Amy Friedlander

EYA

Joe Haggerty

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte Hall

Old Town Business

Ann Harbour

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Catherine Hedgeman

Hedgeman Law Firm

Lindsay Hutter

Goodwin Living

Gin Kinneman

Kinneman Insurance

H. (Skip) Maginniss

hmp3works

Dr. Tammy Mann

The Campagna Center

Jatrice Martel-Gaiter

Volunteers of America

David Martin

Gold Works, Inc. by David Martin Design

Nicole McGrew

Threadleaf & Company

Silas Pace

Carydale Apartments

Scott Reamy

Dominion Energy

Melissa Riddy

INOVA Alexandria Hospital

Che Ruddell-Tabisola

Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington

Brian Stout

Amazon

Joe Swartz

VRE

Josh Veverka

Northern Virginia Association of Realtors

Government Relations Chair

Garrett McGuire

AT&T

Bismah Ahmed

Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington

Lauren Augustine

Virginia Tech

Matt Bell

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Ann Brooks

Crown Castle

Andy Duncan

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Jeanine Finch

CareFirst

Amy Friedlander

EYA

Joe Haggerty

Alexandria Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte Hall

Old Town Business

Ann Harbour

Johns Hopkins University & Medicine

Catherine Hedgeman

Hedgeman Law Firm

Lindsay Hutter

Goodwin Living

Gin Kinneman

Kinneman Insurance

H. (Skip) Maginniss

hmp3works

Dr. Tammy Mann

The Campagna Center

Jatrice Martel-Gaiter

Volunteers of America

David Martin

Gold Works, Inc. by David Martin Design

Nicole McGrew

Threadleaf & Company

Silas Pace

Carydale Apartments

Scott Reamy

Dominion Energy

Melissa Riddy

INOVA Alexandria Hospital

Che Ruddell-Tabisola

Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington

Brian Stout

Amazon

Joe Swartz

VRE

Josh Veverka

Northern Virginia Association of Realtors

CERTIFICATES OF ORIGIN

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, through a partnership with the American World Trade Chamber of Commerce, offers electronically chamber stamped Certificate of Origin and export related documents. Ensure your process is compliant and future proof by enabling document verification.

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Our Sponsors

Belonging to The Chamber ALX ensures that you can access the solutions that benefit your business and invest in the health of our entire business community.