Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce

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The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce (NVBCC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to the growth and development of our member partners, the wider community and the businesses who make the Commonwealth of Virginia a thriving economic powerhouse. NVBCC:

  • Build relationships with potential partners, with organizations seeking minority partners, and within the community
  • Networking opportunities with fellow business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals
  • Develop strategic business skill sets to fuel your success
  • Increase your business’ exposure and profitability through promotion opportunities

Introducing the 2014 Board of Directors

NVBCC is pleased to announce this year's Board of Directors.

Dr. Douthard Butler, Chairman
Brad Ryant, Vice Chairman
Rodney de Peiza, Treasurer
Cheryl Sheppard, Secretary
Edward Williams, Assistant Treasurer
Gregory Woodyard, Assistant Secretary
Dontae Bugg
Lorraine Barnes
Ronald Hanley


  NVBCC Member Partner Spotlight:  Adrienne Lewis

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Groovetheory Designs


Adrienne Lewis
Adrienne Lewis 
Groovetheory Designs is a full service graphic and web design business, servicing clients all over the country.
We offer a range of design services from logos, business cards, brochures, flyers, websites, motion graphics and much more. Providing quality services at reasonable prices in a short time frame is the heart of the business. Personal service, outstanding customer service and accessibility is the core of Groovetheory Designs. We help people bring their ideas to life and it's the most rewarding aspect of this business.

I began my graphic design career 13 years ago at USA Today, moving to Bloomberg and finally establishing Groovetheory Designs in 2012. Joining the Chamber was a great opportunity to network with people in the Northern Virginia Area.

Looking forward, future plans for Groovetheory Designs will be to: increase web design work for small to medium sized business;  gain more government subcontracting opportunities and increase the awareness of our services throughout the DC/VA area.

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October 2014
5:30pm -8.30pm