Two senior members of Hampton Roads-based JASE Group LLC selected to ride the first Amtrak train from Norfolk, VA to Washington, D.C. since 1977.

NORFOLK VA, DECEMBER 11, 2012: Two senior members of JASE Group LLC ( will be boarding the first train from the new Amtrak station located at the Harbor Park Multimodal Transportation Center to ride the inaugural train to Washington, D.C. on December 12, 2012.

Keith Parnell, the Chief Executive Officer of JASE Group, will be a part of the group seated in the VIP car with dignitaries from Hampton Roads, Richmond, and Washington, D.C. for the trip sponsored by the Virginians for High Speed Rail. Once the train arrives at Union Station in Washington, D.C. the VIP group will walk to Capitol Hill for a special day of presentations and tours.

While en route to Washington, D.C., the members of the JASE team will hear presentations from Robbyn Gayer with Virginians for High Speed Rail, Chris Delacy with Holland & Knight, The Honorable Thelma Drake with the VA Dept. of Rail & Public Transportation, and Todd Stennis with Amtrak.

Upon arrival to Capitol Hill, the JASE team will be meeting with several legislative members including The Honorable Scott Rigell, The Honorable Mark R. Warner, and The Honorable Robert C. Scott before concluding with Amtrak Senior Director, Frances Bourne.

The day will conclude with a tour of the U.S. Capitol before returning to Union Station to board the train and return to the Harbor Park Multimodal Transportation Center Amtrak Station.

JASE Group LLC is a creative communications agency, brand studio and innovations lab based in Norfolk, VA, founded in 1997. JASE is uniquely focused on digital technologies, and mobile, social and progressive media platforms. JASE’s talented team specializes in leading edge services such as inbound marketing, creative advertising, public relations, and technology, that includes creative advertising campaigns, public relations platforms, brand management solutions, inbound marketing strategies, web design services, and eBusiness solutions. For more information on JASE Group LLC, visit


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