CHRYSTAL NEAL

 Senior Vice President of Strategy & Brand, Chamber RVA

Chrystal Neal is the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Brand at ChamberRVA. She graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in Economics and worked as an economic analyst for NASA before going to law school at the University of Virginia School of Law. She practiced for nearly 18 years, including at Hunton & Williams. She has served in a volunteer capacity on the Children’s Hospital Junior Board before being hired as the Executive Director of C3: The Creative Change Center, which promotes RVA’s creative community to attract and retain millennials for the workforce. Currently, Neal is with Chamber RVA full-time, and she is responsible for all marketing and communications, sponsorship development, lead investor relations, and the programming, known as the “Thrive Network.”