Jemal Harris :: VA Peninsula Chamber :: 014
3 takeaways from this episode:
Started as an intern, then grew into his role as Director of Economic Advancement #HustleCity
“Before you talk, you have to listen”
Learning from the military and peeling out and building their own company
The Peninsula Chamber is a 1400+ member and affiliates business development organization serving a population base of 530,000, with over 13,000 business entities, 4 major military installations, a NASA research facility, a Department of Energy laboratory, various National Park Service sites, and more…. major efforts include, but are not limited to, the development of public policy, fostering strategic alliances, and acting as liaison with regional military commands and installations. The Chamber focuses on the solution of business related community issues through collaboration and facilitation by bringing solution-oriented resources together. The Chamber oversees its affiliates – the Virginia Peninsula Chamber Foundation, The Peninsula Chamber B-PAC, YEA! and LEAD Peninsula.
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