Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce

(804) 748-6364

9330 Iron Bridge Rd, Suite B
Chesterfield, VA 23832
 

Meet Our Staff

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Danna Geisler - President

Professional Information
• President, Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
• Former Business Council Program Manager, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce
• Former Deputy Press Secretary, Office of United States Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr., and Senator Edward E. Kaufman
• Former General Assignment Reporter, ABC Alaska News

Education
• Sorensen Institute (UVA), Political Leaders Program Class of 2013
• Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Science, Strategic Public Relations, 2012
• Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science, 2006

Family
• Husband, Peter, works for Department of Defense Contractor at Ft. Lee
• Dog Jack

Community Activities
• Past-Chair, Virginia Young Professionals Summit
• Former Blue Star Spouse in Operation Iraqi Freedom
• Former marketing and public affairs co-chair, all-volunteer-run nonprofit Delaware Boots on The Ground

Hobbies
• Kickboxing
• Paddle boarding
• Traveling

What would you like to see the Chamber accomplish in 2013?
• Successful implementation of the Strategic Plan!

Contact Danna at Danna@ChesterfieldChamber.com or call (804) 748-6364 ext. 3


Sandy Whiteside – Operations Manager

Professional Information
• Operations Manager, Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
• Former HR Payroll Administrator, G. M. Clements Co., Inc.
• Former Membership Coordinator, Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
• Former Purchasing Agent, Filtrona Richmond

Education
• John Tyler Community College

Family
• Daughter Kali, works for Wells Fargo
• Dog Molly, second child

Community Activities
• Recording Secretary for Board of Directors of the Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce

Awards/Recognitions
• 2010, VACCE Institute Scholarship Award

Hobbies
• Reading
• Crafts
• Cooking

What would you like to see the Chamber accomplish in 2013?
• Increased membership and retention rates 

Contact Sandy at Sandy@ChesterfieldChamber.com or call (804) 748-6364 ext. 2



 

Carol Taylor - Membership Account Executive

Professional Information
• Membership Account Executive, Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
• Former Multimedia Account Executive, Print and Digital Sales, Media General (Richmond Times-Dispatch, Powhatan Today, Goochland Gazette, Midlothian Exchange, The Mechanicsville Local, Cumberland Today and Richmond.com)
• Former Shop Director, Bath and Body Works

Education
• BA, George Mason University
 

 

Family
• Husband, Greg
• Two daughters, Courtenay and Emilee
• One son, Ethan


Community Activities
• Marketing Director for Powhatan Soccer Association
• Member, Powhatan Chamber of Commerce
• Member and former Treasurer, Zeta Tau Alpha
• Member, Virginia Press Association, former Ad Conference Committee Chair, 2007-2010

Awards/Recognitions
• Several advertising awards, Virginia Press Association
• Leadership Program Graduate, Media General

Hobbies
• Reading
• Soccer mom
• Zumba
• Spoiling my dogs
• Bargain shopping

What would you like to see the Chamber accomplish in 2013?
• Chamber grow with new members and improve our retention rate with current members.

Contact Carol at Carol@ChesterfieldChamber.com or call (804) 748-6364 ext. 5
 


Mark Hubbard – Government Relations Liaison

Professional Information
• Government Relations Liaison, Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
• Vice President State Government Relations and Strategic Communications, McGuireWoods Consulting (MWC)

Education
• Graduate (BS) University of Maryland - GO TERPS!

Family 
• Wife Valerie
• Son Matthew, graduate of UNCW and working on a statewide political campaign in VA
• Daughter Ellen, sophomore at the University of Virginia

Community Activities
• Member, Virginia Chamber of Commerce
• Member, Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce
• Member, Alzheimer's Association 
• Former Chairman of the Central Virginia Chapter of National Multiple Sclerosis Society
• Member, Public Relations Society of America
• Member, St. Bridget's Catholic Church 

Hobbies
• Sailing
• Tennis
• Traveling 

What would you like to see the Chamber accomplish in 2013?
• Establishing stronger relationships with the board of supervisors, school board members and county administrators to maintain a pro-business environment in Chesterfield County.  


 

 

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