Brenda Morrison, Chief of Staff and Vice President of External Relations and Communications

Brenda MorrisonBrenda Morrison joined the HCC staff in July 2006. Morrison earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Gardner-Webb University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Master’s in Public Affairs from North Carolina State University.

Morrison is active in the Harford County Community. In 2007, she joined the Board of the Harford County Chamber of Commerce. In 2009, she joined the Chamber's Executive Committee and has been Vice Chair for Administration and Chair Elect. In July 2013, she was named Chairman of the Board. Morrison has also served on the board for the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and SARC. She was elected to the United Way Harford County Community Partnership Board in June of 2015.

Prior to joining HCC, Morrison was president of the Roanoke Valley Chamber of Commerce in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. She held the position from 1991 to 2006 during which time she provided leadership for Chamber programs and operations, including coalition building, economic development, marketing, membership services/program development, business recruitment, fund-raising/development, community development and fiscal management. In 2003, she was named North Carolina’s Chamber Executive of the Year by the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

In her spare time, Morrison enjoys playing tennis and golf.