Staff & Volunteers
At the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber & Visitor Center you will find an experienced, dedicated staff and many enthusiastic and talented volunteers serving the City of Hopewell and Prince George County with a population of 59,000.
The Chamber At A Glance
The Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic organization that serves the needs of business, non-profits and government agencies of all sizes. We connect our members to resources and to each other and the region. Once you learn some more about us you will see how our work impacts the entire community. Read on to learn about our committed Chamber staff, committees, volunteers and interns – our dedicated and talented staff who are a resource for your business; and for newcomers and visitors.
Becky McDonough is CEO of the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber. Following a career in Specialty Chemical Sales for a Fortune 500 Company Becky joined the Chamber in 1998.
Daniel Jones is a valuable new addition to our team here at the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center. Originally from Hopewell, he received his Master’s degree in history and taught at Richard Bland College and the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School before moving abroad to the Czech Republic. After spending two and a half years living in Prague, he relocated to Croatia for one year. Recently, he returned to his home town and is thrilled to find a place working in the community and to be a part of the revitalization of Hopewell and Prince George County. He joins us as our new Communications and Marketing Associate and will engage in promoting tourism in Hopewell and Prince George County to locals and travelers alike.
Gail Kostro is currently our Operations Manager. She came to the Chamber in 2014 as an administrative assistant, following a great career in Bridge/Highway and Cogeneration/Industrial construction. She began as a labor crew foreman and worked her way up to Contractor Administrator, Site Accountant, and Office Administrator. She also brings with her talents in Customer Service and Event Planning.
A native of the area, Gail enjoys swimming, music, dancing, concerts, great restaurants, travel, her family, and a very special circle of friends.
The Chamber is able to provide extraordinary value to the members and the community because of the contributions of the volunteers. Each year over a hundred volunteers come together to work alongside staff and the Board of Directors to execute our strategic plan.
Each summer, the H/PG Chamber and Visitor Center brings on several interns to assist with admin, tourism, special events, advertising and promotion, and more. Interns gain real world experience while learning and exploring various career opportunities, and networking with business professionals. This internship experience serves beneficial throughout interns’ academic career and long term endeavors. HPG Chamber welcomes all majors.