June 14, 2022

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce [Chamber] is thrilled to announce that Christy Harper has been promoted to the role of Director of Member Engagement, effective immediately.


Harper was hired in 2021 as Membership Manager and helped lead the Chamber through COVID and recent leadership changes. In her new role, Harper will develop strategic projects that focus on the execution of initiatives that drive results in member recruitment, retention, and engagement. She will also implement programs, events, and services that directly affect member needs and interests. Prior to her work at the Chamber, Harper worked at Middle Border Forward as Project Manager, and with the City of Danville.


Harper brings a strong background in community development, community engagement, and business networking. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Saint Paul’s College, a Duke Non-Profit Management Certificate, and is a graduate of Leadership Southside. She also serves on various boards within the community to include the River District Association, where she is Secretary. In addition, Harper is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.


Christy Harper has a passion for the community and walks with a strong Christian faith. She attends Christ Temple Apostolic Church where she is instrumental in several ministries. She is married to Darrell Harper, and together they have two amazing children, Kristen and Kohlman.