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Posted on: March 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Chamber of Commerce names next CEO


News release by the Chamber of Commerce

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce has named Anne Moore-Sparks as president and CEO. She succeeds Alexis Ehrhardt who resigned in September. 

“Anne is well known in the community and will bring her connections and strong interpersonal skills to the Chamber,” said John Settle, chair of the search committee. 

“She understands the Chamber’s mission and place in the community and will continue to make the organization strong and relevant,” said Michael B. Jones, chairman of the board.

A Danville native, Moore-Sparks has served the Danville Public Schools where she was community engagement and business partnership specialist, teacher quality specialist, and director of the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation. She also has worked for Gateway Health, City of Danville, and the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. She will start her new position on April 4.

Anne is a graduate of Averett University, Leadership Southside and the Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership. “My history with the region and its businesses makes me proud to lead the region’s premier business organization,” said Moore-Sparks. “I see the Chamber as an integral part of the region’s economic development infrastructure and our programs and services will help businesses prosper here.” 

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