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Charleston Area Alliance NonProfit Community Organizations / Foundations

1116 Smith Street
Charleston, WV 25301-1314
(304) 340-4253 | (800) 792-4326
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The Alliance is located near Capitol Market on Smith Street, across from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Casto Technical.
Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 5pm

who to contact

Jeri Adkins · VP Administration Matt Ballard · President/CEO Chris Ferro · Vice President of Economic Development Debbie James · CFO Mary Poke · Administrative Assistant Victoria Russo · New Market Consultant Susie Salisbury · VP Community Development Paula Sims · Executive Assistant Anne Strawn · Downtown Event Cooridator Roger Young · Real Estate & Facilities Director

about us

A mulit-faceted organization, the Alliance focuses on Economic and Community Development and serves as the regions largest regional Chamber through its Charleston Chamber of Commerce arm. We Love our community, and our goal is to continue to make the Charleston area an even better place to call home. We do this by focusing on local business growth, job creation and attracting more innovative industries to our region. we also want to empower our neighbors by providing networking opportunities, business development and resources to help them grow-because when local businesses win, we all win.


  • Focusing on local business growth
  • Economic Development
  • Community Development
  • Programming & Events
  • Membership Connection