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Chapters: Fairfax-Loudoun Chapter

The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association is proud to serve the hospitality and tourism industries of Greater Fairfax and Loudoun.

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VRLTA Fairfax-Loudoun Chapter Leadership Committee

Chapter President
Gary Cohen
Executive Vice President, Glory Days Grill

Chapter Vice President
Tom Gates
Vice President, Regional Director of Operations, B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group

Chapter Secretary 
Chris Shand
Vice President of HR and Management Development, Silver Development LLC

Membership & Events Committee Chair
Tony Stafford
Owner, Ford’s Fish Shack

Jon Davenhall
General Manager, Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

Education/Workforce Development Committee Chair
Jill Guindon-Nasir
Program Head, Hospitality Management, Northern Virginia Community College

Political Action Committee Chair
Beth Erickson
CEO, Visit Loudoun

Chapter Board

Barry Biggar
President/CEO, Visit Fairfax

Kevin Anderson
Vice President/Consultant, FOUR Compliance Alcohol-Gaming-Cannabis-Tobacco

Matt Giehll

Regional Manager of Operations – Mid Atlantic, Baywood Hotels


Seungwon “Shawn” Lee

Associate Professor & Academic Program co-Coordinator, Tourism & Event Management, George Mason University


Upcoming Events
2020 VRLTA Legislative Meeting, Reception, & Day on the Hill
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
VRLTA Fairfax Loudoun Chapter Meeting + Networking Reception
Thursday, February 13, 2020
VRLTA Bull Run Chapter Meeting + Networking Breakfast
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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