Alisa Crider joined the Hampton Roads Alliance as Director of Investor Relations in December 2019. She is an experienced professional dedicated to advocacy and community development and is passionate about working with business leaders. In her role, Alisa manages and oversees all of the organization's investor relations efforts and serves as a liaison between the Alliance and its public and private investors. Some of her responsibilities include coordinating investor-focused special events and quarterly updates and cultivating new mutually beneficial relationships. She also works closely with the Marketing and Communications team, assisting in the Alliance's public relations efforts.
Prior to working at the Alliance, Alisa served as the Marketing & Communications Strategist for Hampton Roads Transit helping to advance the public transportation landscape in the region. A native to Hampton Roads, Alisa has immersed herself in the fabric of the community. She is an original board member and founder of tHRive, the young professional program of the Hampton Roads Chamber. She is the Immediate Past Chairwoman on the board, continuing to ensure the next generations of leaders are empowered and have a voice in the region. The organization is the largest young professional program in Hampton Roads with over 2,200 members.
Alisa is a 2018 Lead Hampton Roads graduate and a CoVa Biz Millennial on the Move and Top 40 Under 40 Recipient. She serves on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation board as Vice Chair, on the Public Relations Society of America Hampton Roads Chapter board as President-Elect, and on her alma mater, Virginia Wesleyan University’s Alumni Council as Chair, where in 2018 she was named Graduate of the Last Decade.