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Stories

HREDA is proud to have the support of many businesses, localities, and newly established companies. These resources understand the importance of a regional approach to economic development. With help from our investors, HREDA is able to extend its network through the local business community, the State of Virginia, and throughout the world.

Below, we highlight stories of both investors and local companies and ask them why they value Hampton Roads and their relationship with the Alliance.

Charity Volman
​Charity Volman
SunTrust Bank
For Volman, being an Alliance investor allows her to stay current on business across the region and form key partnerships that enhance her regional presence.
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Jo Janka
​Jo Janka
Liebherr Mining Newport News Co.
Janka understands the Alliance is the voice for the Hampton Roads business community. As an investor he's glad to have a seat at the table.
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Elder Tom
​Tom Elder
Isle of Wight County
Elder relies on the Alliance to help new businesses expand to the Hampton Roads region, which creates jobs and strengthens the local economy.
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Claude Fuger
​Claude Fuger
Haulotte​ Group, North America
When expanding to North America, Fuger saw firsthand the power of the Alliance and its ability to help businesses establish themselves in our region.
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To see a complete directory of Investors and learn more about how your company can become a part of HREDA, please visit our Investors page.
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