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Welcome to our dedicated page for the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (VABCC). Meet the dynamic Board of Directors, their leadership fosters growth and advancement for Black-owned businesses in Virginia. As a pivotal entity in the Commonwealth of Virginia, we are committed to advancing economic empowerment within the Black community. Our Board of Directors is a dynamic team of leaders, entrepreneurs, and influencers who play an instrumental role in shaping our mission and driving our initiatives.

The Board of Directors at the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce comprises individuals who bring a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion to the table. Their diverse backgrounds span various industries, including business, education, government, hospitality, and more. This diversity enriches our organization with a broad range of perspectives, fostering innovative ideas and strategies that fuel the growth and advancement of people of color in Virginia.

Ernisha Hall President and CEO of the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, Board of Director

Ernisha Hall

President & CEO

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Tracey Hall - Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Vice President, Board of Director

Tracey Hall

Executive Vice President of Chamber Operations



Michelle Riddick Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Director

Michelle Riddick

Vice President of Public Engagement & Events

Riddick Ent. & Events




Shekela Hutchinson - Hutchinson Faithful Enterprises

Shekela Hutchinson

Vice President of Business Training & Development

Hutchinson Faithful Enterprises


Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Mayor Wood Board of Director

Derrick Wood

Vice President of VA Black Local Elected Officials

Mayor, Town of Dumfries



The Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors also shoulders the responsibility of ensuring our organization's transparency, accountability, and integrity. They set strategic goals, oversee operations, and make crucial decisions that shape the future of our Chamber. Their dedication and commitment are the driving forces behind our continuous growth and success.

In the spirit of transparency, we encourage open communication between our Board of Directors and our members. If you have any queries or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to us at Your input is valuable in helping us serve you better.

Thank you for your interest in the Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Together, we can make a significant impact on the economic landscape of Virginia and beyond.

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