From left: Dr. Gerald Gordon (President and CEO, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority), Russell P. Reeder (President and CEO, OVH US), Del. Ken Plum (D-36) and Dean Gels (Chief Financial Officer, OVH US).
OVH US, a global cloud provider, celebrated the official opening of their U.S. Corporate Headquarters in Reston with 75+ local employees and guests. Guests of honor included Ryland Potter, Managing Director of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership; Dr. Gerald Gordon, President and CEO of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority; Del. Ken Plum (D-36); and Nene Spivy, Executive Director of the Children’s Science Center. Others were in attendance from the James Madison University Office of University Advancement, the Washington Redskins organization, and MRP Realty.
Russell P. Reeder, President and CEO of OVH US shared the story of how OVH US came to be headquartered in Fairfax County. He praised the growing metropolitan area’s close proximity to international airports, public transportation, and diverse pools of top technology talent as huge drivers in selecting Reston as the home of OVH US.
Guest of honor Dr. Gerald Gordon spoke to the group about the important role businesses like OVH US play in attracting new talent to the region which enriches and enables economic growth throughout the county.