tHRive is pleased to announce that Ashton Love has been elected as Vice Chair of Membership on tHRive’s Board of Directors for the 2021 calendar year. The young professional program of the Hampton Roads Chamber is approaching its sixth year as one of the 757’s premiere young professional networks, and boasts a roster of over 3,000 diverse members in practically all of the region’s primary industries.
Ashton will take a leadership role on the Membership committee, which is responsible for engaging with current members and providing a welcoming environment for new and future members to network, share and grow. When asked why he joined the tHRive Board, Love stated “I’m passionate about building our young professional community in the region and I’m excited to help continue, and grow, the success and impact of tHRive.”
Love will also be integral in developing safe and opportunistic events for new and current members to connect throughout his two-year term on the Board. “As we begin 2021, I am very pleased to have Ashton joining our Board of Directors,” says tHRive Chairman Tom Marsden. “He brings an energy to the position that will surely help connect and motivate our own members to get more involved with tHRive.”
Ashton Love is employed as an Investment Executive at Davenport & Company LLC, where he helps a variety of clients with their investment and financial planning needs which can range from retirement planning to stock and investment portfolio management.
January 26, 2021
Melissa Katz Joins tHRive Board
tHRive is pleased to announce that Melissa Katz has been elected as Vice Chair of Branding on tHRive’s Board of Directors for the 2021 calendar year. The young professional program of the Hampton Roads Chamber is approaching its sixth year as one of the 757’s premiere young professional networks, and boasts a roster of over 3,000 diverse members in practically all of the region’s primary industries.
Melissa Katz will support the branding committee, as the Branding Vice Chair. This role is responsible for defining, sharing, engaging, and evolving what it means to be a part of tHRive. In 2021, the team is focused on re energizing members in areas of professional development, cultivating relationships, and community engagement. When asked why she joined the tHRive Board, Katz stated “I’m very excited to join this impressive Board, and hope to use design to create a positive impact with the people in our region.”
Katz will also be integral in telling the story of tHRive and giving a voice to young professionals throughout her two-year term on the Board. “As we begin 2021, I am very pleased to have Melissa joining our Board of Directors,” says tHRive Chairman Tom Marsden. “She will no doubt play an integral role in representing the young professional community, and I commend her for committing time and energy into moving our region forward through her work with tHRive.”
Melissa Katz is employed as a Design Manager at The Port of Virginia where she leads the creative direction and evolution for their visual design and experiences.
July 28, 2016
Alejandro J. Medina
Inside Business Covers tHRive Anniversary
On July 15th, 2016 Inside Business ran an article written by Nate Delesline III covering tHRive‘s first anniversary party. The article describes the programs huge success in its first year including growth to over 1300 members. Read the full article…
July 20, 2015
Alejandro J. Medina
Kick-off Event in Daily Press
Tara Bozick from the Daily Press wrote a great article about our kick-off event. In the article she not only recaps what took place during the event, but highlights our commitment to regionalism and the leadership of Hampton Roads. Their article also features some great photos from our event. Read the full article…