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Chamber Welcomes New Staff Member Denise Robinson, Promotes Frank Squillace and Maggie Hutchinson, Hosts Three Summer Interns

The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes Denise Robinson to the Chamber professional staff as Member Services Assistant.  Frank Squillace has been promoted to Vice President � Member Services, and Maggie Hutchinson has been promoted to Communications & Information Specialist. The Chamber also hosted Sean O�Connor, Eugenie Zingg, and Eliza Lane as interns this summer. Denise Robinson attended the University of Virginia, studying Business Administration and Marketing.  She resides in Fluvanna County, having moved back to Virginia earlier this year after an extensive career in business administration in her previous home region of Central Pennsylvania. Denise has also achieved a 2nd Degree Black Belt in karate and volunteered with the Kiwanis Club.  Frank Squillace joined the Chamber in September 2011 as Director of Member Services.  He resides in Albemarle County.  Frank graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor�s Degree and from Duke University�s Fuqua School of Business with a Masters in Business Administration.  Prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce team, Mr. Squillace served as the Parish Administrator for the Church of the Incarnation in Charlottesville for 12 years.  Before his position at Incarnation, Mr. Squillace was on the professional staff at Martha Jefferson Hospital for 11 years.  His last position there was as Director of Customer & Volunteer Services.  He currently serves as the Chair of the Duke University Alumni Interview Team and the Co-President of the Charlottesville High School Parent-Teacher Organization. Maggie Hutchinson joined the Chamber in March 2011 as Chamber Special Assistant.  She resides in Albemarle County.  Maggie graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor�s Degree in Management Information Systems.  Prior to joining the Chamber, Maggie worked for Brown Automotive Group in Charlottesville.  Maggie currently serves as a member of the Fundraising Committee for the Junior League of Charlottesville. Sean O�Connor, a graduating student at James Madison University, has been assisting the Chamber in preparing for our 100 year anniversary in 2013.  Sean has researched Chamber archives for moments of historical significance to compile in an extensive Chamber history.   Eugenie Zingg, a college student from Besancon, France, spent her time at the Chamber identifying and reaching out to prospective Chamber members. Eliza Lane, a student a Charlottesville High School, worked very closely with Denise Robinson, Member Services Assistant, on various Member Services related tasks.

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