Chamber Professional Staff

Phi Sparks
Phil Sparks, Interim Chamber President,







Philip L. “Phil” Sparks is a former Dominion Energy executive. He is currently the Vice President of the Perry Foundation board of trustees, and the board president of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Educational Foundation. Phil’s experience with civic engagement is extensive, including Rotary and United Way leadership positions. Phil retired from Dominion in 2010 and relocated to Charlottesville from Fairfax, Va. He is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University and a member of the Leadership Charlottesville class of 1989.

Pat Fleshman Burnett
Patricia Fleshman Burnette, Interim Chamber Vice President,




Patricia “Pat” Fleshman Burnette is a seasoned marketing and advertising professional. Pat was most recently the marketing and communications manager for the Boar’s Head Resort and owned and operated Fleshman Associates, a marketing and advertising firm from 1985-2007. An active community volunteer, Pat has served on the boards of the Charlottesville Salvation Army and Camp Holiday Trails. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Pat is a former Chamber board member and a member of the Leadership Charlottesville class of 1989.

Andrea Copeland-Whitsett, Director, Member Education Services,
Raquel Jackson, Member Services Representative  





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The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business, and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities.