Statement Regarding the Loudoun Chamber’s Work to Advance Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in our Loudoun County Community

by Andrea Winey

This week, the Loudoun Times-Mirror published an article regarding the Loudoun Chamber and our work to support and advance diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives within our business community. While the article failed to provide a complete and accurate picture of the facts regarding the Loudoun Chamber’s actions and accomplishments, a concern we have brought to […]

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Loudoun Chamber joins the U.S. Chamber in asking Congress to invest in Broadband and Digital Infrastructure

by Andrea Winey

MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: As Congress debates an infrastructure program, the business community urges you to enhance America’s digital infrastructure and achieve the goal of connecting all Americans. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how critically important it is for all Americans, including healthcare providers, students, and government to embrace digital tools. The internet […]

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LGBTQ Pride Month Spotlight: Rusty Foster, Bow Tie Strategies

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Rusty Foster, owner of Bow Tie Strategies, for answering a few questions with us! Where were you born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? I was born and raised in Leesburg, VA and am the ninth generation to call Loudoun County home. […]

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Asian-American & Pacific Islander History Month Spotlight: Dr. Misty Paul, Basics First Chiropractic

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Dr. Susmita (Misty) Paul of Basics First Chiropractic for answering a few of our questions! Where were you born and raised and when did you come to Loudoun? I was born in Calcutta, India where we lived until I was three years old. I grew up moving around the world due to my […]

Op-Ed: In Opposition of the PRO Act

by Andrea Winey

Post written by Grafton deButts, VP of Membership & Government Affairs One of the greatest threats to America’s economic recovery and future growth is currently being debated in Congress. The PRO Act, a bill which seeks to undermine workers’ rights to privacy and free association, would create a one-size-fits-all rewrite of labor laws in 50 states, […]

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Announcement: Return to In-Person Activities

by Andrea Winey

Tony Howard, President & CEO of the Loudoun Chamber Dear Loudoun Chamber members: Can you believe it? The news we have been waiting 14 months to hear has finally arrived: the return to in-person Loudoun Chamber meetings and events, with limited restrictions, can now resume. Last Friday, Governor Ralph Northam, announced that, in accordance with […]

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Asian-American & Pacific Islander History Month Spotlight: Jay Conolly, Voyint

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Jay Conolly, President of Voyint, for answering our questions for this week’s spotlight! Learn more about Voyint here. Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? I was born in Steubenville, Ohio, but was only there for a year. Following that, […]

Asian-American & Pacific Islander History Month Spotlight: My Lan Tran, VA Asian Chamber of Commerce

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to My Lan Tran, Executive Director of the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, for answering some of our questions! Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun?  Two years following the great exodus of North Vietnamese to the South of Vietnam, my parents […]

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Asian-American & Pacific Islander History Month Spotlight: Asim Shaikh

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to Asim Shaikh, a Chamber Board Member and business owner in Loudoun at cbd-x communicate by design! Where were you born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you come to Loudoun? “I was born in Karachi, Pakistan. When I was 10 years old, I attended a summer program at my […]

Arab American History Month: David Ramadan, XLP Consulting

by Andrea Winey

Thank you to former Virginia Delegate David Ramadan for answering a few of our questions! David is the Co-Founder, XLP Consulting, which offers consultation and expertise in Business Development, Business Management, Government Affairs, Legal, Public Affairs and Strategic Communications. Where were born and raised and, if it was someplace else, when and why did you […]