Delegate Glenn Davis is one of Virginia’s leading advocates for economic development, regulatory and tax reform, and helping grow Virginia’s small businesses. Del. Davis has received multiple awards and honors, including Freshman Legislator of the Year and Champion of Free Enterprise from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
Del. Davis is an entrepreneur who started his first business out of his one-bedroom apartment and, 8 years later, grew it into one of the 100 fastest growing IT companies in America, as recognized by Inc. Magazine. Del. Davis’ proven track record managing both small businesses and nationally recognized brands has made him a premier expert on economic issues, technology, and government reform.
In 2017, Del. Davis sought the Republican nomination for Virginia Lieutenant Governor, traveling over 50,000 miles across Virginia in a grassroots campaign. Del. Davis’ issues-based campaign and focus on improving the lives of Virginians from all regions and backgrounds earned respect and support from all across the Commonwealth. Davis emerged from the campaign as a pre-eminent leader for Virginia Republicans on economic and regulatory reform.
Glenn Davis represents the 84th House of Delegates District in the Virginia General Assembly, where he serves on the Education, Transportation, and Militia, Police and Public Safety Committees. He also served as Chairman of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) Sub Committee on Cybersecurity and is a member of the Business Development Caucus and the Virginia Tourism Caucus. He was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2013.
Prior to joining the House of Delegates, Davis was twice elected to the Virginia Beach City Council, in 2008 and 2012. Through his service in local government, Davis led on issues of local job creation and economic development. Davis also led on reforming education through his service as a founding board member of Virginia Beach’s first charter school.
Del. Davis began his public service career as a legislative aide to two Republican members of the House of Delegates. Davis also is a graduate of the Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia and the EO/MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program. He is a member and past president of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Southeast Virginia. He has also served as Chairman and as a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads, teaching students financial literacy and success skills, and is a member of the Virginia Beach Rotary.
Glenn and his wife, Chelle, live in Virginia Beach and are both very active in community and charitable efforts throughout Hampton Roads.