About Us

Welcome to the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization representing the interests of over 400 businesses in Halifax and Northampton Counties. The mission of our organization is to promote the business, industrial, and economic development of the Roanoke Valley. We act as an advocate, supporter, facilitator, and resource for the Roanoke Valley's business community. The RVCC provides services to help businesses thrive and grow. In assisting our businesses to develop, we boost the Roanoke Valley community's quality of life.

Board Chair:

Robert Caudle, lll, Edward Jones- Robert Caudle

Board Vice Chair

Amanda Briggs, Meherrin River Forest Products

Secretary/ Treasurer

Magda Baligh, Halifax/ Warren County Smart Start

Executive Committee:

  • Robert Caudle, lll , Edwards Jones- Robert Caudle
  • Taylor Hawkins, NC Works
  • Amanda Briggs, Meherrin River Forest Products
  • Magda Baligh, Halifax/ Warren County Smart Start
  • Cheryl McNeal, Holden Temporaries, INC
  • Donna Conwell, Roseburg Forest Products
  • Winnie Wade, Dominion Energy

Board of Directors:

  • Robert Caudle, lll , Owner/ operator of Edwards Jones- Robert Caudle
  • Taylor Hawkins, NC Works Manager
  • Amanda Briggs, Meherrin River Forest Products, HR Director
  • Magda Baligh, Halifax/ Warren County Smart Start
  • Cheryl McNeal, Holden Temporaries, Inc.,  Regional Manager
  • Donna Conwell, Roseburg Forest Products, HR Director
  • Winnie Wade, Dominion Energy's Community Engagement Liaison 
  • Andy Whitby, Owner/ Operator of the Red Wagon
  • Dr. Patrena Benton Elliott, President of Halifax Community College
  • Dr. Amy Draper,  Northampton County School Systems, Director of Testing and Accountability 
  • David Dickens, Owner / Operator of Exquisite Occasions 
  • Jessica Council, Wilkie Real Estate Agent
  • Sherry Phillips, JBB Packaging HR Director
  • Tracy Story, Owner/ Operator of Discount Automotive and Tire, The Rewritten Story Foundation, Tire Time Leasing, and Discount Storage