Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
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|Founder(s)||George B. Robey|
|Headquarters||Fairfax County, Virginia|
|Key people||Jim Corcoran President and CEO|
|Area served||Fairfax County, Virginia|
|Motto||The Voice of Business in Northern VirginiaTM|
|Website||Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce Official Website|
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce is the second largest chamber of commerce in the Washington D.C. Metro area and Fairfax County, Virginia the largest in Northern Virginia representing 625+ businesses and 500,000 employees across the region. It is considered to be the most powerful business organization in the Northern Virginia region.
"To develop, encourage and promote the economic vitality, quality of life and political interests of its members and the businesses of Northern Virginia for the benefit of the broader community"
Board of directors
- Jim Corcoran, President and CEO
- Lovey Hammel, Chair of the Board of Directors
- Mark Moore, Vice Chairman
- Bud Morrissette, Secretary
- Todd Rowley, Treasurer
- Scott Hommer, General Council
- Adrian Chapman, Immediate Past Chairwoman of the Board of Directors
The annual Fairfax County Chamber Debates are typically one of three statewide annual debates. The Chamber has been hosting their debate since 1989 when they hosted Democrat Douglas Wilder and Republican Marshall Coleman. Douglas Wilder won the election and became the first African American governor in the country. On September 19, 2008 the Fairfax Chamber hosted Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Jim Gilmore in a debate.
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- Washington Post, 8/21/2003
- Craig, Tim and Anita Kumar (September 19, 2008). "Warner, Gilmore Spar On Taxes And Partisanship". Washington Post. Retrieved 2008-10-06.
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