Angela I. Bezik

President & CEO

ANGELA “Angie” BEZIK originally founded Principle Advantage Government Relations Group, LLC, a Hampton Roads-based public relations and government relations firm, in 2009.

Angie develops and implements successful strategies for legislation, budget items and project coordination with an array of clients at the state and local level, including clients within the alternative/renewable energy, health, technology, and transportation sectors, and local government and quasi-governmental authorities. Additionally, she works with businesses and organizations to develop strategic plans to enhance their profiles, missions and branding by making introductions to appropriate businesses, government officials and staff, community leaders and organizations.

Angie started her political and public relations career as the Legislative Director for a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. After seven years, she was recruited by a prominent Richmond-based lobbying firm to run its Hampton Roads office.

Through her career, Angie has established solid relationships with local, state, and federal representatives, departments and agencies, and business leaders. She currently serves on the Virginia Beach Board of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce; the Hampton Roads Association of Commercial Builders (HRACRE) Legislative Committee; and the Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) of the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization (HRTPO); and the Roanoke River Basin Association (RRBA) Board of Directors. In 2013, she was chosen to serve on Governor Terence R. McAuliffe’s Technology Transition Team and currently serves as Chairman of the Public Awareness Committee of Champions for Children Hampton Roads, a 501(c) 3 whose mission is to eradicate child abuse and neglect in the Hampton Roads region.

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Alternative/Renewable Energy:

• SAIC Marine Renewables
• The Virginia Coastal Energy Research Consortium (VCERC)
• Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW)
• Gamesa Corporation
• James Madison University
• Virginia Tech ARI
• Maryland, DC, Virginia Solar Energies Industries Association (MDV-SEIA)
• Seawind Renewable Energy Corporation

Principle Advantage developed, coordinated and executed a very successful Virginia Offshore Wind Conference in June 2011, as well as the first ever offshore wind conference called “Workshop on Wind” in 2009, which was held in Virginia Beach.

Local Government and Political Subdivisions/Authorities:

• The City of Virginia Beach
• The City of Chesapeake Public Schools
• The Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads/Hampton Roads Transit Authority (HRTA)

Non-Profit Organizations:

• Autism Speaks
• Coalition for Virginia’s Ports
• Council for Certified Interior Designers
• Virginia Funeral Directors’ Association
• Virginia Beach Hotel Motel Association

Technology:

• Uber
• Hewlett Packard