About SVRA

The localities in the Southern Virginia Regional Alliance will collaborate to create a strong economy that will enhance the region’s tax base and maintain a high standard of living and sustained quality of life for our citizens, while sharing this vision and opportunity with others that can contribute to these outcomes.

Southern VA Regional Alliance mid-atlantic location

 Board of Directors and Staff

Telly Tucker, Director of Economic Development Danville VA
Telly Tucker

Director of Economic Development
City of Danville

Mark Gignac, Executive Director IALR
Mark Gignac
Executive Director
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research


Bryce Simmons, Economic Development Director Patrick County VA
Board Member
Bryce Simmons
Economic Development Director
Patrick County


Board Member
Kristy Johnson
Interim Executive Director
Halifax County Industrial Development Authority

Matt Rowe, Director of Economic Development, Pittsylvania County
Board Member
Matt Rowe

Director of Economic Development
Pittsylvania County

Linda Green, Executive Director
Executive Director
Linda Green

Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

RachelReynolds web

Rachel Reynolds

Research & Communication Specialist
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Angela Anderson

Angela "Angie" Anderson

Senior Accountant
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research


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