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

Matt Rowe, Director of Economic Development, Pittsylvania County

Matt Rowe

Director of Economic Development
Pittsylvania County


Board Member
Michael Davidson
Interim Executive Director

Halifax County Industrial Development Authority

Mark Gignac, Executive Director IALR

Board Member
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

Corrie Bobe, Interim Director of Economic Development Danville VA
Vice Chair
Corrie Bobe

Director of Economic Development
City of Danville

Linda Green, Executive Director
Executive Director and Secretary
Linda Green

Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Angela Anderson
Angela "Angie" Anderson

Senior Accountant
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research