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Building A More Progressive

Future For Northern

Virginia Business

Founded in 2003 and headquartered in one of the most dynamic and influential regions in the U.S., the Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia (“DemBiz”) is one of the country’s premier networking and event organizations for progressive business professionals.

DemBiz is strategically positioned to enhance the business prospects of its members, advance the message that Democrats are better for business and provide a business voice for the progressive community. Forward-thinking policies of growth, inclusion and strategic public investment have resulted in stronger economies and more sustainable business environments, both in Virginia and nationally. DemBiz connects business executives, elected officials, non-profit leaders, progressive activists and a range of other like-minded individuals from around Northern Virginia and beyond. DemBiz members represent technology, engineering, real estate, law, government contracting, logistics, and other for-profit and non-profit entities.

Best known for its monthly Signature Breakfast Series events, DemBiz features national, statewide and local speakers including South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Virginia Governors Mark Warner, Tim Kaine and Terry McAuliffe; EMILY’s List President Stephane Schriock; Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michelle Flournoy; Attorney General Eric Holder; Washington Post Columnist Eugene Robinson; Moms Demand Action Founder Shannon Watts; Inova CEO Knox Singleton; George Mason University President Angel Cabrera; numerous members of Congress and many others. Programs also include candidate forums, legislative updates and happy hours. Join us!

DemBiz Officers

Officers in the Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia include the President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past President. All DemBiz members are eligible to run for officer positions, which are elected every two years. All officer positions are voluntary.

DemBiz Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of 12 Directors, and all DemBiz members are eligible to run for Board positions. Board roles are voluntary and serve on two-year terms.