Profiles Series

Profile of an “Optimistic” Man

I have received a lot of positive feedback about my “Profiles” series so I am going to continue to provide the “other” side of some of Virginia’s most well-known community, business and elected leaders. The subject of today’s profile is Jim Corcoran, President and CEO of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. The Fairfax Chamber represents 650 member companies, including Access Point Public Affairs (my company!), with nearly 500,000 employees throughout the region. Since 1925, the Chamber, widely regarded as… Read More »

Profile of a “Bright” Man

Today’s Profile is about one of my favorite members of the Virginia House of Delegates, Del. Mark Keam. As I usually begin these profiles, I’m going to start with what you would learn about Mark if you read the standard bio: Delegate Mark L. Keam represents the 35th District in the Virginia House of Delegates, which is considered to be the oldest continuous legislative body in the modern world, with roots dating back to Jamestown in 1619. The District is… Read More »