NOVA Chamber HonorsHonoring those who have served our community through service to the Chamber
We support the lifeblood of business: its workforceWe believe it is imperative to create a demand-driven, workforce ecosystem that provides direct, streamlined connections to resources for all workforce stakeholders that accelerates the talent development process while driving innovation.
Honoring those leaders who have honored the Chamber
Our version of a Hall of Fame, NOVA Chamber Honors recognizes outstanding leaders who have served the greater Northern Virginia business community through their Chamber service. Comprised of past Chamber Board of Directors members, our NOVA Chamber Honors represents the best of the best within our region. We are grateful for their service.
About the Chamber
Board of Directors
The Northern Virginia Chamber is proud of its diverse and experienced Board of Directors. Each brings a wealth of expertise to our Board and will help guide us as we continue our mission as The Voice of Business In Northern Virginia®.
Chamber Strategic Plan
The Northern Virginia Chamber convenes the business community to solve problems and accelerate growth. The Chamber and its members are at-the-table when crucial decisions impacting Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth are made. The Chamber includes all sectors of the region's business community, non-profit organizations, as well as businesses headquartered outside of the region.
NOVA Chamber Honors Inductees
Christopher Arabia, Regional VP/Community Lending, TD Bank
Jeff Bentley, President and CEO, NW Federal Credit Union
Barry Biggar, President and CEO, Visit Fairfax
Judy Bjornaas, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, ManTech
Michele Bolos, CEO, NT Concepts
Michael Cardaci, President, HRTec
Michael Carlin, Partner, Access Point Public Affairs, LLC
Michael DeStefano, SVP and Business Banking Manager, Wells Fargo Bank
Ken Fleming, Director, Baker Tilly
Mike Forehand, Vice President, Government and Community Affairs, Inova
Len Forkas, Milestone Communications
Kathleen Galvin, CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc.
David Guernsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Guernsey, Inc.
Lovey Hammel, President & Co-Founder, Employment Enterprises, Inc.
Todd House, Manager, Washington Gas
David Hunn, President & CEO, Virginia Career Works - Northern Region
Tamara Jack, Chief Financial Officer, LMI
Judith Kassel, General Counsel, Saul Ewing, Arnstein, & Lehr, LLP
Robert Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Co.
Peter Knickerbocker, Market Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Cathy Lange, Partner & Practice Director, Human Capital Advisors, LLC
Lorraine Lavet, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Jack Lavoie, Partner, Cooley LLP
Arvind Manocha, President and CEO, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Ryan McLaughlin, CEO, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors, Inc.
Ramal Moreland, Executive Director | Middle Market Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Mike Niggel, ACT 1
Gary Nunes, Womble Bond Dickinson
Phil Panzarella, Chief Executive Officer, Panzarella Consulting LLC
Kevin Reynolds, President, United Bank
David Ritchey, JBG Smith
Dr. Tim Sands, Virginia Tech
Telly Tucker, Arlington Economic Development
Tracey White, Reston Hospital Center
Sheila Yosufy, Executive Vice President, John Marshall Bank